Reggaeton star Don Omar has been slapped with multiple counts of domestic violence and weapons charges following an arrest on Wednesday (17Sep14).

The Puerto Rican rapper/singer, real name William Omar Landron Rivera, was taken into custody amid allegations of threatening his 26-year-old girlfriend at a home in the Vega Alta neighbourhood.

He has since been charged with two counts of abuse and two counts of threatening a person, while he is also facing two further charges of weapons possession and using a firearm to point at someone.

Police spokesman Angel Mariani tells the Associated Press the charges relate to a string of recent incidents, although specific details have yet to be released.

Omar walked free from custody late on Wednesday after posting $600,000 (£375,000) bail. He is due back in court on 29 September (14).

His representative has yet to comment on the legal trouble.