R&B artist Trey Songz arrested after onstage outburst injures police officer
R&B artist Trey Songz flipped out Wednesday night at the end of his set in Joe Louis Arena in downtown Detroit, getting arrested after throwing things, and causing a head injury to a police officer, police said.
It happened near at the end of his performance, at about 11:30 p.m. during The Big Show at the Joe, which Trey Songz headlined with Chris Brown and others.
“He was told his set was over, that he would have to get off the stage,” Detroit Police Officer Dan Donakowski said. “At which time, he became irate and started throwing objects (from) the stage; speakers, microphones, anything he could get his hands on.”
Police approached the stage and “tried to calm” the artist, whose real name is Tremaine Neverson, 32, of Petersburg, Va.
“One of our sergeants was struck in the head with an object,” Donakowski said. “He suffered a concussion. He was treated and released at a local hospital.”
Neverson was arrested on suspicion of resisting and obstructing, as well as…