MC Hammer sent to the slammer: arrested for obstructing an officer

Posted at 1:06 PM, Feb 24, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-24 13:08:05-05

CNN –  Police in Dublin, California arrested MC Hammer on Thursday night.

They say he was interfering with their police duties and resisting an officer.

No word what led to the initial contact.

Hammer was booked and then released.

Police say there were no drugs or alcohol involved.

M-C Hammer has been in the news lately for his dancing and rapping.

He performed with Korean rap star Psy at the American Music Awards in November.