Pretty Ricky's ‘Pleasure P' Arrested for DUI After Birthday Celebration: Miami Beach Police

Marcus Cooper admitted to police to "drinking a few" and said he wanted to call Shaquille O'Neill and rapper Flo Rida.

A member of the R&B and hip-hop group Pretty Ricky was arrested on a DUI charge early Thursday in Miami Beach after a night of drinking at his birthday celebration, police said.

Miami Beach police said Marcus Ramone Cooper, also known as “Pleasure P,” was driving recklessly and reached speeds well over 100 mph in a posted 45 mph speed zone at around 4 a.m. westbound on the MacArthur Causeway.

When he was stopped and eventually handcuffed by police, Cooper continuously resisted and refused to get into the patrol unit, according to an arrest affidavit.

Cooper "reeked of alcohol," admitted to "drinking a few, stating 'it's my birthday,'" and told police he wanted to call Shaquille O'Neill and rapper Flo Rida, the arrest form stated.

His Breathalyzer test came back with a blood alcohol content of .175, police said.

Cooper was booked into Miami-Dade County Jail. He also faces charges of reckless driving, resisting an officer without violence and driving with a suspended license, according to the affidavit.

Attorney information wasn't available.

Hours before, the musician posted a video on Instagram thanking everyone for birthday wishes. "I'm about to get the party started now more life (sic)," he wrote.

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