Reggae star Bounty Killer was arrested on Monday (05Apr10) after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend.
The deejay, real name Rodney Price, was apprehended at his home in Jamaica after the alleged attack on his partner, according to a police statement.
Officials have refused to release details of the incident because of an ongoing investigation.
The star - best known for his Hey Baby collaboration with No Doubt - is facing prosecution on previous charges of drug possession, illegal firearm possession and unlawful wounding and assault, reports the Associated Press.
He is due to be arraigned on Wednesday (07Apr10).