Kanye West Charged in LAX Paparazzi Scuffle

Rapper, manager allegedly smashed photographers' cameras
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 18, 2009 3:50 PM CDT

(Newser) – Kanye West was charged with three misdemeanors today after an incident in which he and his road manager allegedly smashed cameras belonging to two paparazzi, People reports. West and Don Crawley face charges of vandalism, battery and grand theft from the incident six months ago at Los Angeles International Airport. If convicted, West could get up to 2 years, 6 months in prison.