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Rapper Jang Yong-joon indicted for ‘refusing to measure alcohol and assaulting police officers’

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(Seoul = Yonhap News) Reporter Joo-Hwan Kim = Rapper Yong-Jun Jang (21, stage name Noel), who was arrested on charges of violating the police’s request for a breathalyzer while on probation and assaulting a police officer, was handed over to trial.

The 5th Criminal Division of the Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office announced on the 27th that it had indicted Jang on charges of refusing to take a breathalyzer, driving without a license, obstructing the execution of official duties, and injury under the Road Traffic Act.

Jang Je-won, the son of Rep. Jang Je-won, of the People’s Strength, was driving a Benz at the intersection of St. Mary’s Hospital in Banpo-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul around 10:30 pm on the 18th of last month, and had an accident with another car. charged with hitting the

On the day of the incident, the police arrested and investigated Jang as a current offender and applied for a preliminary arrest warrant for Jang on the 1st of this month.

Jang was arrested on the same day after not appearing at the pre-arrest interrogation held at the Seoul Central District Court on the 12th, saying, “With an apology, I will give up the substantive examination of the warrant.”

A passenger, who was in the car with Jang when he was caught in the crackdown, was transferred without detention on charges of aiding driving without a license under the Road Traffic Act and is currently under investigation by the prosecution.

Prosecutors applied the “Yun Chang-ho Act,” which stipulates that anyone caught twice or more for drunk driving or not complying with a breathalyzer test shall be punished by imprisonment for not less than 2 years and not more than 5 years, or a fine of not less than 10 million won and not more than 20 million won.

Jang was sentenced to 1 year and 6 months in prison and 2 years of probation at the Seoul Western District Court in June of last year after being handed over to trial for colliding a motorcycle while driving drunk in Mapo-gu, Seoul in September 2019.

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