Maino Was Arrested & Fined For Driving Bentley With Suspended License
Maino's insistence on not damaging his Bentley Continental got him arrested. Last month, the rapper was caught driving with a suspended licence and without a licence plate on the front of his ride.
We've confirmed ... Maino -- real name Jermaine Coleman -- was initially pulled over around 10:54 PM on September 25 after cops say he was driving his 2008 Bentley around without a front license plate.
During the stop, cops discovered that Maino's license had been suspended for a previous incident -- and he shouldn't have been driving ANY vehicle ... let alone one without a license plate.
Maino was eventually taken into custody for driving on a suspended license. He was booked and released ... and he's due back in court in November.
It ain't Maino's first brush with the law -- the guy was popped for driving on a suspended license once before in 2010.
Oh, and he also served a 10-year prison stint for kidnapping and robbing a drug dealer.
Maino reached out to TMZ and relayed that he has already paid a fine and his license has been reinstated. The "Hi Hater" rapper also has no plans to add a front licence plate to his whip he doesn't want to drill holes in his Bentley.
But why is this news just being reported? Just last night, Maino dropped a new song called "What Happened," featuring Jadakiss, that lyrically addresses New York City Hip-Hop losing its place at the top of the rap heap.