Bench warrant issued for arrest of DMX

Rapper a no-show for pre-trial meeting

DMX is in trouble yet again, after failing to show up to an Arizona court to face 11 charges from drugs possession to animal cruelty.

The judge will hold the warrant until 4pm PST today (August 12) to give his attorney time to provide information to the court regarding his location and reasons for his non-appearance, says

In addition, his bond has been increased to $25,000.

The rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons was last arrested on July 19, after being accused of providing a fake name and social security number to avoid medical expenses after being treated at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona.

–By our New York staff.

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