Katt Williams was arrested at his home near Los Angeles Friday (Dec. 28) on suspicion that he endangered his children.
Authorities were called to the 39-year-old's house in Woodland Hills, Calif. and found enough evidence of wrongdoing to take him into custody.
Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... LAPD cops picked Katt up at his Woodland Hills home this morning, after an investigation from the L.A. County Dept. of Children and Family Services concluded there were numerous guns and illegal drugs in the house that created a safety hazard for the kids.
Our sources say ... during the arrest various items were seized.
Katt is still in custody ... being held on $100,000 bail. As for the kids ... authorities have placed them in protective custody
We're told the case will go to the D.A. next week for possible felony child endangerment charges.
Over the last several months he's exhibited erratic behavior and has been arrested several times, but appeared to be unfazed during an interview with us, two weeks ago. "I been arrested 36 times in five years, but I never been in court, you figure it out," he said.
The comedian is father to seven adopted children.