Actor who portrayed Notorious B.I.G. arrested for domestic violence

Actor Jamal Woolard, known for his film portrayal of the late Notorious B.I.G., was apprehended by police in Georgia for attacking his spouse, an article stated on June 9.

The incident reportedly occurred on June 7 in Gwinnett County when the teenage stepson of the actor phoned the police. The 15-year-old stepson, whose name was not revealed, stated that the actor was choking her mother. Records later showed that Woolard, 38, used his two hands to choke his spouse after disliking the way she spoke to their daughter. Woolard is currently booked on charges of battery, simple assault, and cruelty to children.

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