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Katt Williams Goes to Jail, But Doesn't Stay Long

(Coweta County Sheriffs Office)
Photo: Katt Williams mug shot.

ATLANTA (CBS/AP) "Pimp" comedian Katt Williams hasn't had it easy the lately.

Last Tuesday, Williams was accused of kidnapping a teen after a 911 call. On Sunday, he was thrown in jail on suspicions he had burglarized a suburban Atlanta mansion where he is staying while filming a movie.

But things have turned around for the controversial comic.

Video: Katt Williams thanks fans after his release.

He was quickly released from jail on bond in the burglary case, and sheriff's deputies say Williams will not be charged with the alleged kidnapping.

On Nov. 3, an unidentified 17-year-old told the 911 operator that Williams had threatened "to beat me up" if he left the Newnan estate where Williams was staying.

Coweta Sheriff's Office Maj. Mike Kinsey said authorities weren't able to substantiate the boy's claims.

The 38-year-old Williams was in the same house Sunday night and arrested on charges he broke into a guest home and stole thousands of dollars worth of jewelry and coins. He's free on $41,150 bond.

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