Dancehall artist Tommy Lee Sparta spent last night in the Freeport Police Station lock-up in Montego Bay, St James.
His attorney, Ernest Smith said the entertainer was detained under the current state of public emergency SOE in that parish.
Under the SOE, persons can be held for 90 days without being charged.
Smith said he met with senior police officers and army men in MoBay, who have rescheduled the question-and-answer session for today.
Tommy Lee Sparta was given till noon yesterday to report to the Freeport Police Station to answer questions about the upsurge in violence in the Flanker community of St James.
This is the third time in four years that the entertainer has been listed as a person of interest.
Tommy Lee Sparta’s given name is Leroy Russell. He hails from Flanker, the St James community long plagued by crime and violence.