R&B star Omarion has been arrested and jailed for failing to appear in court to contest a traffic ticket.

The former B2K star was pulled over for running through a stop sign in the San Fernando Valley, California on Friday morning (18Jul14) and when an officer ran his license, he discovered there was a warrant out for his arrest.

The singer was arrested on the spot and taken to a nearby police station for booking.

Tmz.com reports Omarion, real name Omari Ishmael Grandberry, is being held on $20,000 (Gbp11,700) bail.