Cyndi Lauper’s son Declyn has been arrested after he was allegedly caught behind the wheel of a stolen car in New York
Cyndi Lauper’s son has been arrested in New York for stealing a car.
TMZ reported that Declyn Lauper, 24, was taken into custody early Thursday morning after police officers reported finding him behind the wheel of an illegally double-parked Mercedes.
Police apparently ran the license plates on the car and said the records showed they belonged to another car.
Arrested: Cyndi Lauper’s son Declyn Lauper, 24, was arrested for stealing a car in New York, TMZ reported on Saturday; Seen Sep 2021
When the VIN was checked, it turned out that the luxury vehicle had been stolen two years ago.
Declyn was charged with a felony charge of unauthorized use of a vehicle and was released with a desk appearance ticket to return in 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
His professional name is Dex Lauper and he is a rapper with two million Instagram followers.
He was a featured artist in the G-Eazy music video for KID S.
As an actor, he appeared as Declyn Thornton. His credits include providing voice to a character on an episode of Bob’s Burgers.
Charge: Police officers said they took rapper Wavy into custody after checking the tags and VIN number on the Mercedes he was in. The car was reported stolen two years ago; Seen in New York in 2016
Released: The artist was charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle and released with a ticket to appear at the desk to return in court at a later date; pictured in NYC in 2016
TMZ reported that rapper Wavy posted choppy video of his arrest on Instagram, but it has since been removed.
On Saturday, the Fast Lane artist posted a message to TMZ on his Instagram Stories, which read, “I just ate at Cipriani’s that’s left for $2,000 tip. Somebody tell TMZ to get the shit off my ass.”
Neither Declyn nor his family have officially commented on the arrest.
Statement: The family has not released a formal statement, Declyn left a message referencing the original report on his Instagram account