SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – Puerto Rico reggaeton star Don Omar was arrested Wednesday in the U.S. territory on suspicion of domestic violence, according to police.
Authorities said in a statement that 36-year-old William Omar Landron Rivera was detained early Wednesday at a house in the northern coastal town of Vega Alta. Authorities said he is suspected of threatening his 26-year-old partner.
Publicist Sujeylee Sola said she did not have immediate comment on Don Omar’s arrest when reached by phone.
Lt. Aimee Alvarado told Radio Isla 1320 that the investigation is ongoing and that officers are following up on what she said were previous reports of domestic violence. Alvarado did not immediately return a message for comment.
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Some fans of Don Omar left messages of support on his Facebook page.
Don Omar won 10 awards last year at the Billboard Latin Music Awards and has also appeared in several movies, including “Fast & Furious” in 2009.