Entertainer Flavor Flav freed from Las Vegas jail

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This image released by the Las Vegas Police Department shows rapper Flavor Flav, also known as William Jonathan Drayton, Jr., in a police booking photo taken Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012. Las Vegas police say that Flavor Flav was jailed early Wednesday on felony charges stemming from a domestic argument with his fiancee and threats to attack her teenage son with a knife. Officer Bill Cassell said no one was injured before Drayton was arrested about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday, at a home in a neighborhood several miles southwest of the Las Vegas Strip. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Police Department)
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This image released by the Las Vegas Police Department shows rapper Flavor Flav, also known as William …

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Entertainer Flavor Flav is free from a Las Vegas jail pending a court appearance next week on felony assault and misdemeanor domestic battery charges.

A court clerk says the former hip-hop and reality TV star whose legal name is William Jonathan Drayton Jr. is due in Las Vegas Justice Court on Monday.

Drayton was released on bail from the Clark County jail before a scheduled Thursday morning court appearance.

Drayton is accused of throwing his fiancee to the floor and wielding knives as he chased and threatened to kill her 17-year-old son during an argument early Wednesday at their home in Las Vegas.

Drayton told police he scuffled with the woman and her son but denied chasing or threatening the teen.

It's not clear if Drayton has a lawyer.

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