Charges to Be Pursued Against P. Diddy

Jun. 23 -- According to sources, the Los Angeles District Attorney's office will pursue charges against the music mogul that resulted after the incident on UCLA's campus Monday, and more video of the incident exists...

It's anticipated that the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office will pursue felony charges against music mogul P. Diddy, according to sources.

Police reports and the security camera video of the incident were reviewed by the LADA’s office today.

The charges are three counts of assault with a deadly weapon, one count of making terrorist threats and one count of battery.

Diddy allegedly attacked UCLA strength and conditioning coach Sal Alosi in UCLA’s athletic facility and then swung a kettlebell (a type of weight that resembles a cannonball with a handle) at football personnel. This happened a few hours after Alosi kicked out Diddy's son, Justin Combs, from a morning workout.

Sources inside the LADA’s office believe the case against Diddy is a good, pursuable one. As we’ve reported, UCLA’s athletic facility is equipped with security cameras, and reportedly the video footage of the incident is considered strong evidence. Campus police arrested Diddy Monday after they reviewed video.

A source also indicated that there are other videos taken from personal cell phones of the incident. It's anticipated that those videos will be made public fairly soon.

UCLA police will more than likely handle the investigation, and then all evidence will be brought to the LADA for filing. Sources are indicating that no word on a filing can be expected for 25-30 days.

It’s believed by sources close to the situation that Diddy will use all of his resources to fight the charges.

A representative for Combs Enterprises, Nathalie Moar, said in a statement: "The various accounts of the event and charges that are being reported are wholly inaccurate. What we can say now is that any actions taken by Mr. Combs were solely defensive in nature to protect himself and his son."





Read all the details of P. Diddy's arrest at UCLA.


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