On the same day Whitney Houston's daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, wrecked her car, her adopted brother, Nick Gordon, was arrested for speeding.
Alpharetta, Georgia, police nabbed Gordon just after 6:30 p.m. Wednesday after he was clocked going 82 mph in a 35 MPH zone, according to a press release from the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety.
After he was arrested and cited for reckless driving and speeding, Gordon was booked into the North Fulton jail annex before being bonded out.
The 23-year-old was taken into custody because the area where he was found speeding is in “a high vehicular and pedestrian traffic area,” filled with retail stores and restaurants, according to the release obtained by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
“In a situation such as this, the department has a duty to take reasonable enforcement action to protect the public,” the release read.
Gordon was pulled over while behind the wheel of a grey Camaro. Earlier that day, Brown, 19, escaped injury after losing control of her black Camaro and driving down an embankment.
Both incidents occurred days after the pair, who have long kept people guessing about the status of their relationship, appeared to reveal on Twitter that they'd ended their engagement.
A court date for Gordon is scheduled for Feb. 12.
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