Professor Green charged with drink driving after car crash

Professor Green . Pic Eva Rinaldi

Professor Green . Pic: Eva Rinaldi

Hackney-born Professor Green has been charged with drink driving after an incident on the road in Lewisham where he lives.

The 30-year-old rapper, real name Stephen Manderson, was arrested on suspicion of drink driving and later rearrested for allegedly perverting the course of justice in November.

According to the police, he contacted them claiming that his Rolex had been stolen in a robbery, at around 2.40am on November 3.

When the police officers arrived at the scene in Brockley, they discovered Manderson’s Mercedes had been involved in crash with a van outside his £1.5million home. There were no reports of any injuries.

Police arrested the rapper at the scene and he was later charged with drink driving but the Crown Prosecution Service decided not pursue allegations that he had perverted the course of justice.

The Metropolitan Police spokesman said: “Stephen Manderson has been charged with drink-driving following an incident on November 3 2013.”

He will appear at Bromley Magistrates Court on March 20.

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