In June 2000, he was arrested in Pomona, CA after he held his girlfriend against her will inside her home, then allegedly assaulted her, and torched her mother's car. Charges were dropped after his girlfriend refused to testify. He also received a gun possession charge when police discovered a gun in his house at the time of his arrest. He pleaded guilty to the gun possession charge and all other charges were dropped. He was fined and placed on three years probation.