Rapper Quando Rondo is charged with DUI in Georgia, where he already faces drug and gang charges

Feb 7, 2024, 10:18 AM

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Rapper Quando Rondo has been arrested on charges of driving under the influence and reckless driving in Georgia, where he was already facing felony charges in state and federal courts.

The 24-year-old rapper, whose real name is Tyquian Bowman, was arrested by police on the two misdemeanor charges Tuesday in his hometown of Savannah, according to Chatham County jail records. He was released on a $4,600 bond.

Bowman was charged last year with state drug and gang charges in Chatham County Superior Court and with federal drug charges in U.S. District Court.

Bowman’s attorney, Jonah Pine, told WTOC-TV the latest charges stem from a wreck last July in which Bowman crashed his car into another vehicle. Prosecutors said that emergency responders at the scene gave Bowman a drug used to treat opioid overdoses.

Pine said prosecutors were going “an extra mile to heap more nonsense onto Quando Rondo.”

The crash happened less than a month after Bowman was indicted in the state case Prosecutors accused him of being a manager of an illegal street gang and conspiring with others to distribute marijuana and to buy pills of the opioid hydrocodone.

Federal prosecutors brought their own case in December, charging Bowman with conspiring to possess and distribute drugs including methamphetamine, fentanyl, cocaine and marijuana.

As Quando Rondo, the rapper’s singles “I Remember” and “ABG” led to a deal with Atlantic Records, which released his debut album, “QPac,” in 2020. His follow-up album, “Recovery,” came out in March.

United States News

Associated Press

North Carolina judges consider if lawsuit claiming right to ‘fair’ elections can continue

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina judges deciding whether a redistricting lawsuit claiming a state constitutional right to “fair” elections can go to trial questioned Thursday their ability to scrutinize district boundaries that way or to define what “fair” means. A panel of three trial judges listened to arguments on a motion by Republican legislative […]

1 hour ago

Associated Press

UN adopts a resolution demanding that Sudan’s paramilitary force halt its siege of a Darfur city

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council adopted a resolution Thursday demanding that Sudan’s paramilitary force halt its siege of the only capital in the vast western region of Darfur that it doesn’t control where more than a million people are reportedly trapped. The resolution, which was approved by a vote of 14-0 with […]

2 hours ago

Associated Press

Sen. John Fetterman was at fault in car accident and seen going ‘high rate of speed,’ police say

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Sen. John Fetterman was seen driving at a “high rate of speed” on Sunday morning just before he rear-ended another car on Interstate 70 in Maryland, according to a state police report. The police report said Fetterman was at fault in the crash. Both cars were towed and Fetterman, his […]

3 hours ago

Split panel image with Assistant U.S. Attorney General Kristen Clarke seen in a screenshot providin...

Kevin Stone

DOJ investigation of Phoenix Police Department finds civil rights violations, dysfunction

A yearslong U.S. Department of Justice investigation of the Phoenix Police Department found patterns of egregious civil rights violations, officials announced Thursday.

3 hours ago

Associated Press

Southern Poverty Law Center lays off employees amid restructuring

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Southern Poverty Law Center, a legal and advocacy group, is laying off more than 60 employees, the union representing workers said Thursday. The Southern Poverty Law Center did not confirm the number but issued a statement saying the organization “is undergoing an organizational restructuring” that resulted in staff reductions. The […]

4 hours ago

Follow @ktar923...

Sponsored Content by Collins Comfort Masters

Here's how to be worry-free when your A/C goes out in the middle of summer

PHOENIX -- As Arizona approaches another hot summer, Phoenix residents are likely to spend more time indoors.

Sponsored Articles


Day & Night Air Conditioning, Heating and Plumbing

Beat the heat, ensure your AC unit is summer-ready

With temperatures starting to rise across the Valley, now is a great time to be sure your AC unit is ready to withstand the sweltering summer heat.


Condor Airlines

Condor Airlines can get you smoothly from Phoenix to Frankfurt on new A330-900neo airplane

Adventure Awaits! And there's no better way to experience the vacation of your dreams than traveling with Condor Airlines.


Midwestern University

Midwestern University Clinics: transforming health care in the valley

Midwestern University, long a fixture of comprehensive health care education in the West Valley, is also a recognized leader in community health care.

Rapper Quando Rondo is charged with DUI in Georgia, where he already faces drug and gang charges