Bobbi Kristina Brown's ex Nick Gordon SMILES in mugshot as he's booked for reckless driving hours after she totals her own car
Daily Mail Reporter
12:01 EST, 29 November 2012
17:16 EST, 29 November 2012
Booked: Nicholas David Gordon, 23, smiles in a mugshot taken at Georgia's Alpharetta City Jail on Wednesday night
A newly-released booking photo of
Bobbi Kristina Brown's 'adopted brother' Nick Gordon shows the reality
star smiling following his arrest for reckless driving.
23-year-old, who was informally adopted by Bobbi Kristina's mother
Whitney Houston, was booked at Georgia's Alpharetta City Jail on
Wednesday night after he was clocked driving 82mph in a 35mph zone.
A police report obtained by MailOnline indicates Gordon has been ordered to appear in court on the charge.
Alpharetta Public Information Officer George Gordon confirms the incident occurred on Wednesday night at approximately 6:39pm.
Nick was driving a Gray Chevrolet
Camaro on North Point Parkway, an affluent area known to have a high
volume of pedestrian traffic.
Nick was cited for reckless driving and speeding and transported to the North Fulton Alpharetta jail Annex.
Officer Gordon tells MailOnline: 'The danger lies in the fact this is a high vehicular and pedestrian traffic area.
'In a situation such as this, the Department has a duty to take reasonable enforcement action to protect the public.'
Police say an 'acquaintance' of Gordon
was allowed to come to the scene and take custody of the vehicle. That
person's identity has not been released.
Totalled: Bobbi Kristina's black Chevrolet
Camaro is towed out of an embankment after her crash in Alpharetta,
Georgia on Wednesday
Scene: Nick was reportedly driving down North
Point Parkway in Alpharetta, Georgia (pictured) on Wednesday night when
he was pulled over for doing 82 in a 35
Nick's court appearance is scheduled for February 12, 2013 at 9am.
It is his first reckless driving offense.
A spokesman for Nick and Bobbi Kristina has not commented on MailOnline's request for comment.
Nick's arrest comes hours after Bobbi Kristina totalled her Chevrolet Camaro near their Georgia home.
The 19-year-old daughter of
Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston was not injured after wrecking her
Chevrolet Camaro while driving in Alpharetta, Georgia on Wednesday.
Law enforcement sources tell TMZ a good Samaritan saw the vehicle totalled in an embankment and called 911.
According to the website, the teenager was standing next to her car when emergency personnel arrived.
Investigation report: The arresting officer
details Nick's arrest after clocking him driving at reckless speeds in
Alpharetta on Wednesday
On and off: Nick and Bobbi Kristina, pictured in
New York City on October 22, fuelled speculation they were a couple in
March after he tweeted about the pair getting close
believe she lost control of the vehicle while making a left turn out of
her apartment complex, driving over a curb and hitting several small
trees before stopping at a local park trail in the city, located about 26 miles north of Atlanta.
Bobbi Kristina was reportedly issued a traffic citation for 'failure to maintain lane'.
Cited: Bobbi Kristina Brown, pictured on October
13 in Alpharetta, Georgia, where she was involved in a car accident on
Police do not believe drugs or alcohol were a factor.
spokesman for Bobbi Kristina has not yet commented on the accident,
which follows two months after she was involved in a car crash with Nick, and just a few weeks
after she struck his repaired sports car in a parking lot at their home.
Bobbi Kristina was a passenger in Nick's black 2012 Camaro when it was severely damaged on September 26.
According to TMZ, the couple had been arguing at the time of the crash - which destroyed the entire front end of the vehicle.
Nick's Camaro was the only car involved. No one was injured.
And earlier this month she accidentally
struck Nick's car with her own vehicle in
the parking garage of the apartment complex, causing severe damage to
the front of his sports car.
Bobbi had followed Nick back to their apartment in her own Camaro and as
she tried to back into the parking space next to his, she struck his
The couple have since called time on their romantic relationship, new reports suggest.
pair announced their engagement last month in a preview for her family's upcoming
reality show Houstons: On Our Own, but the couple have now called off
Nick, 22, tweeted on November 18: '@REALbkBrown and I are not engaged or dating. Just close like we have always been.'
Bobbi Kristina later wrote: 'Spending
time together, sunday night football & Playing with our @nickgordon
new 3DS's! Soooooo... Goodbye !!(:(:(: (sic)'.
The following week she also posted a number of cryptic tweets suggesting she is all alone.
Another crash: Bobbi Kristina was a passenger in
then-boyfriend Nick Gordon's black Camaro when he crashed near their Georgia home on September 26
wrote: 'I'm leaving , this this good ole town and driving to the send
of the world . Maybe it's beautiful there (: Xxxo. Who do I trust in
this world? Pfft well that's easy beezie, #Myself, No1 will kno's me
like ME&They'd rather not take thtchance2knoME, &2me'.
read: 'That's incredibly fine .. Because you'd be missing out on a
#REALperson Xxo #armyofme #onmywon #goingtomakeit#determined'.
guess it's time 4me2stop depending on anymore. It's my time2follow what
Mom&The Lord put out on this path for me. #Thankful. Mom xxo
At the time of the car crash, Bobbi Kristina described her self as 'Partner of @ndgordon' on her Twitter page.
Split? Bobbi Kristina Brown and Nick Gordon,
pictured in photos posted to her Twitter page on November 16, have
reportedly ended their romantic relationship
Not dating: Nick, was was informally adopted by
Whitney Houston, posted this message on
November 18 - but Bobbi Kristina still referred to him as her 'partner'
on her Twitter page at the time of the crash
Isolated: Bobbi Kristina posted a series of tweets this week about feeling alone
Cryptic: The 19-year-old appeared to write about 'driving to the end of the world'
Nick was informally adopted by Whitney when he was 12 and the pair were raised as brother and sister.
were 'always close' growing up but their relationship changed as they
got older and they sought comfort in each other after Whitney's death in
February and started living like a couple.
Whitney was found dead in a Beverly Hills hotel room on February 11, 2012.
six-time Grammy Award-winning singer, died at the age of 48 due to an
accidental drowning complicated by heart disease and cocaine use.
Nick first fuelled rumours about a relationship with Bobbi Kristina in a tweet written in March, shortly after Whitney died.
He wrote: 'Yea we got a little closer and what!!!'
Mother and daughter: Bobbi Kristina, pictured In
February 2011 with mother Whitney Houston, who died February 11, 2012
at the age of 48
The controversial couple have reportedly been sharing her $1.2million Georgia home together ever since.
By the age of 30, Bobbi will have
inherited everything that belonged to her mother - mansions, jewellery,
cars, and an extraordinary fortune.
The aspiring actress was recently featured on Tyler Perry's sitcom For Better Or Worse.
is now working on the family's reality series, which largely centres
around Whitney's sister-in-law and former manager, Patricia Houston, as
she and her relatives deal with the loss of the legendary singer.
brother Gary and Bobbi's grandmother Cissy Houston are also expected to
feature in the Lifetime network show, which will detail Nick and Bobbi
Kristina's apparent engagement and break-up.
of the executive producers on the show replied to a tweet posted by
Nick this month, writing: '@nickgordon @realbkbrown watch to see how it
all unfolds on #TheHoustons on @lifetimetv (sic).'
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