Asher Roth’s Manager Arrested for Reckless Endangerment

Scott “Scooter” Braun, manager of both XXL Freshman Alum Asher Roth and teen star Justin Bieber, was arrested this morning (March 24) for his role in a near riot at a Long Island Mall last year.

According to a press release from the office of the District Attorney of Nassau County, Braun was charged with one count of reckless endangerment in the second degree and one count of criminal nuisance in the second degree. He faces up to one year in jail if convicted.

Braun is being accused of not following authority’s warnings, after thousands of fans showed up to a Bieber autograph signing at Roosevelt Field Mall. Police say they asked Braun to send out a Twitter message on Bieber’s account saying the signing had been canceled due to the large, dangerous turnout. Braun allegedly never sent out said message until and hour and half after being notified, putting many young lives at risk, according to police department.

“Mr. Braun put his own selfish desire for publicity above public safety and endangered the very fans who came to see his client, as well as innocent bystanders who were at the mall that day,” D.A. Kathleen Rice said. “By refusing to send out the cancellation Tweet and preventing others from doing so, he blatantly ignored police directives and put thousands of innocent people in harm’s way. It was only through the fast and efficient work of the police department that a horrible disaster was averted.”

Braun will be arraigned on the charges today in the First District Court in Hempstead, L.I. —Elan Mancini

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  • Pierzy

    He should’ve been arrested for giving us Asher Roth…

    • OG Matt Herbz

      Good one…I remember reading an article about this guy and how he drove a purple, base-model Mercedes and was texting while driving and running red lights and shit. Basically, I’m not a fan of anything he has done in his life…and I wish death upon him.

      –OG Matt Herbz–

      • Randy

        That was a dumb comment. Not a fan? U don’t have to be. But you can’t undermine his business acumen…

    • brandon



    • LOL

      thats funny as hell lOL!!

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  • BigJon

    How can u get arrested for something that almost happened (a near riot)? He will walk

  • Prototype81

    Big jon says How can u get arrested for something that almost happened

    um..”attemptive” murder?…thats how you can get arrested for something that has almost happened.

    anyways, this guy should get at least a hefty fine.

    • MrKCMO816

      ummm “attemptive” first off is NOT a word, use your spell check dummy. Its ATTEMPTED, and to ATTEMPT murder you actually have to do something, like ATTEMPT to murder someone. Second he complied with authorities on his time frame, but complied none the less. For the record the majority of you on here are ri-tarded, so dumb I do not want to insult retards. Remember dummies, spell check, and please please use English. Maybe your computer doesn’t care about you like your mommies don’t……

      • P81

        lol another fag worried about another mans spelling. unreal. BTW im not going to address the rest of your nonsense, but you come off as a poor soul neglected by society. poor boy.

  • P81

    before you get that misconstrued, im not saying that is specific to this case. just generally speaking it is an example of getting arrested for something that hasnt happened yet.

    also see attemptive robbery ;)

  • P81

    before you get that misconstrued, im not saying that is specific to this case. just generally speaking it is an example of getting arrested for something that hasnt happened yet.

    also see attemptive robbery

  • brilliantbliss

    That’s bullshit. The mall knew what they were getting into when they booked Justin Bieber for a signing, they should have had enough security in place. And since when can you get arrested for not tweeting?

  • Don ‘$yk’ McCaine

    LOL @ Pierzy

    Herbz whatup?

  • James Brown

    brilliantbliss has it right. the fuck? getting arrested for not tweeting


    GTF OUTTA HERE!… They better not take him down for Not Tweeting!… its his fault the police got Scared there was GOING to be a riot??… GTF outta here!.. they didnt even Riot..

    I didnt know this bieber kid was the shit either, but he’s Everywhere and thats why the MALL was getting him in the first place! to bring a crowd… and Now they want to arrest his manager??… for not tweeting

    THis is DUMB as FUCK! and thats all I have to say about that!

  • daydeezy

    lol Now if he would have been in the Crenshaw Mall believe me police wouldnt have to worry about him twitting back he would been twitting, calling and standing next to security in and out the mall.. and making sure they dont exit on santa-rosa-lia….

    • bumsport069

      NO DOUBT

  • huh

    attemptive? you motherfuckers are retarted

  • 1

    “retarted”? YOU, motherfucker, are RETARDED.

  • Technique

    If he even cops a plea it’s ridiculous! This is one of the most bullshit charges I have ever heard of.

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  • belz

    he got arrested for not tweeting something on time.

    wow. thats gangsta as fuck.

  • enzo

    og matt herbz and g-unot killa are the funniest motherfuckers to ever come on this site.

  • Fabian

    These police sound pretty wack right here. I didn’t even know you could get arrested for not tweeting.

  • JayHolla

    Brilliantbliss is so Right what the hell the rest of you are talking about I don’t know. This is a slapstick case the DA should be demoted You can not be punished for not tweeting end of discussion (I wont say arrested because apparently in NJ you can!) Doesn’t matter the case will not stick.

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