50 Cent Associate Arrested For Assault On Woman

By Allen Starbury  |  05/28/2008

2008-05-28 -- Dwayne McKenzieConnecticut police arrested an associate of rapper 50 Cent on Tuesday (May 27) for allegedly assaulting a woman.

According to News Day, police arrived at 50 Cent's Farmington mansion yesterday and arrested 27-year-old Dwayne McKenzie after getting a call from the 22-year-old New Britain woman.

Police say McKenzie allegedly choked the woman and struck her with a belt after a violent argument.

He has been was charged with assault, strangulation, breach of peace and unlawful restraint.

This isn't his first violent offense though. According to the paper, McKenzie was already on conditional discharge stemming from an arrest in Hartford for allegedly pistol-whipping a nightclub promoter. In 2007, he was arrested for allegedly discharging a weapon in public in Hartford following a dispute over jewelry.

In regard to Tuesday's incident, he has been released after posting $10,000 bond and is due back in court July 15.