Cyndi Lauper’s son Declyn arrested after allegedly being caught behind the wheel in a stolen car in New York
Cyndi Lauper’s son has been arrested on stolen car charges in New York.
TMZ reported that 24-year-old Declyn Lauper was taken into custody early Thursday morning after police officers reported finding him behind the wheel of an illegally double-parked Mercedes.
The police apparently ran the license plates on the car and said records showed they belonged to a different car.
Arrested: Cyndi Lauper’s son Declyn Lauper, 24, has been arrested on stolen car charges in New York, TMZ reported on Saturday; seen in September 2021
When the VIN number was checked, the luxury vehicle came up as having been stolen two years ago.
Declyn was booked on felony unauthorized use of a vehicle and released with a desk appearance ticket to return to court at a later date.
Declyn is the only child of the Grammy winner, 69, and her husband, actor David Thornton, 69.
Family ties: The rapper, who goes by the name Dex Lauper, is the only child of the Grammy winner, 69, and her husband, actor David Thornton, 69
He goes professionally by the name Dex Lauper and is a rapper with two million Instagram followers.
He was a featured artist in the G-Eazy music video for K I D S.
As an actor, he has preformed as Declyn Thornton. His credits include providing a voice for a character in an episode of Bob’s Burgers.
Charges: Police officers said they took the Wavy rapper into custody after running the tags and VIN number on the Mercedes he was in. The car was reported stolen two years ago; seen in 2016 in NYC
Released: The artist was charged with felony unauthorized use of a vehicle and released with a desk appearance ticket to return to court at a later date; pictured in 2016 in NYC
TMZ reported the Wavy rapper posted some choppy video from his arrest on Instagram, but it has since been taken down.
On Saturday, the Fast Lane artist posted a message to TMZ in his Instagram stories which read ‘I just ate at Cipriani left at $2k tip Somebody tell TMZ to get the f*** off my d***.’
Neither Declyn nor his family have made any formal comment about the arrest.
Statement: The family have not released a formal statement, Declyn left a message referencing the original report on his Instagram account
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