Desiigner Arrested On Gun and Drug Charges in New York
Published Sep 09, 2016Recognized as one of G.O.O.D. Music's latest recruits, rapper Desiigner was arrested in New York City last night (September 8) in a road rage incident that led to drug and weapons charges.
TMZ reports that the incident involved a driver and passengers in an SUV shouting at the driver of another vehicle. The driver of the other car called authorities, claiming that Desiigner had drawn a weapon and pointed it at him.
The SUV drove off, with the driver of the other vehicle taking its plate number down. Police found the vehicle a short time later and found a large quantity of loose pills upon searching the centre console, including Oxycontin and other drugs.
Desiigner and four other passengers were arrested, all five being charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal possession of drugs with intent to sell. The rapper was also charged with felony criminal possession of a loaded weapon and menacing, stemming from allegedly pointing the gun at the other driver.