Arrest warrant issued for Williams

The funnyman is accused of assaulting Merion Powers in a Georgia hotel room on 12 November (09) after a chat about a debt turned ugly.

According to the police report, Powers began recording audio footage of the incident on his mobile phone after sensing trouble.

The report states, “Mr. Williams was on audio recording stating that he did physically strike Mr. Power’s once in the nose.”

Williams was not arrested but warrants on battery and false imprisonment charges were issued in Fulton County, Georgia on 28 December (09), reports

The comic was arrested just days before the bust-up after he was accused of breaking into a friend’s Georgia home.

He was released from the Coweta County jail after posting $40,000 (£25,000) bail.