Last October, Trey Songz was reportedly involved in a fight at a New York City bowling alley. According to a report from TMZ, Songz attacked a female employee of a bowling alley. He reportedly punched her multiple times in a bathroom and allegedly dragged her by the hair. The woman claims she had to go to the hospital to receive treatment for minor injuries. A Virginia man also claimed to have been hit in the eye by Songz.
While Songz initially denied the allegations, he did eventually turn himself in to a New York City police station. However, he was not detained and was allowed to leave after being issued a ticket for assault. Songz was later formally charged with 10 offenses, including assault and aggravated harassment. At the time, Songz and his team maintained his innocence. “We have been proactively communicating with NY law enforcement, the DA, and all those involved. While we will respectfully and proactively work through all the appropriate channels we are confident that Trey will be fully cleared of any wrongdoing," his attorney told TMZ. However, it appears Songz will not see a courtroom.
Songz Pleads Guilty To A Lesser Charge
Songz has reportedly pled guilty to the charge of disorderly conduct. In exchange, the 10 more severe charges will be dropped. This means that Songz will not face trial on the allegations of assault and harassment, amongst others. Furthermore, Songz must complete a 12-class anger management program before August. This is the only reported condition of his plea bargin. Sources told TMZ that Songz had already begun to take the classes.
Songz' attorney, Mitchell Schuster, also gave a statement to TMZ following the court proceedings. “We appreciate the New York law enforcement and the District Attorney's office for their comprehensive investigation and careful consideration of all evidence, which ultimately confirmed what we had known all along and resulted in the District Attorney’s office choosing not to pursue any of the original charges against our client. “With each and every one of the 10 original charges now dismissed by operation of law, Trey looks forward to putting this matter behind him.”