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Prosecutors in Las Vegas awaiting Flavor Flav felony trial in April watching new case in NY

FILE -This Oct. 17, 2012, file photo provided by the Las Vegas Police Department, shows rapper Flavor Flav, whose real name is William Jonathan Drayton Jr. New York State police say rapper and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer was ticketed for speeding and driving without a license while en route to his mother’s funeral in suburban New York, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Police Department, File)
January 10, 2014 - 10:10 AM

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - A prosecutor handling a felony assault case in Las Vegas against entertainer Flavor Flav says he's watching legal developments in Long Island, N.Y., after the former rap star was ticketed for speeding and driving without a license.

Chief Deputy Clark County District Attorney Richard Scow said Friday he didn't immediately plan to ask a judge to jail the 54-year-old former reality TV star for his most recent run-in with the law.

Flavour Flav's legal name is William Jonathan Drayton Jr.

New York state police say he was stopped Thursday in Mineola, N.Y., after he was clocked driving 79 mph in a 55 mph zone on the way to his mother's funeral.

Drayton's lawyer in Las Vegas, Kristina Wildeveld, says she doesn't believe the New York case should affect his Nevada case.

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