Arrest

'The Game' rapper surrenders to police after alleged punch to off-duty officer

FILE - In this June 26, 2011, file photo, Jayceon Terrell Taylor, also known as The Game, arrives at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. The rapper has been arrested Monday, June 8, 2015, in connection with a violent incident involving an off-duty police officer at a pickup basketball game in March. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

FILE - In this June 26, 2011, file photo, Jayceon Terrell Taylor, also known as The Game, arrives at the BET Awards in Los Angeles. The rapper has been arrested Monday, June 8, 2015, in connection with a violent incident involving an off-duty police officer at a pickup basketball game in March. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

A rapper known by "The Game" has been arrested in connection with a violent incident involving an off-duty police officer at a pickup basketball game in March.

Los Angeles police Officer Mike Lopez says 35-year-old Jayceon Terrell Taylor surrendered at the department's Hollywood Division at noon Monday.

Taylor allegedly threw a punch at the officer, and the incident was caught on video and posted online.

Lopez says Taylor was booked on suspicion of making criminal threats. He posted $50,000 bail about an hour later.

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