Roddy Ricch Arrested On Multiple Gun Offenses Before Performance In New York Governor’s Ball

Famous American rapper, Roddy Ricch was arrested just a few hours before he was set to rock the stage for his performance at the New York Governor’s Ball, a popular music festival.

The 23-year-old rapper was arrested with 2 others on Saturday when a private security company spotted guns in their car while entering a secured location at the venue of the music festival.

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According to a report by E! News, Police officers received and responded to a call from a private company working the venue after spotting a gun in their car. The police subsequently arrested the rapper, Roddy Ricch and his companions around 6:40 p.m.

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Roddy and his counterparts have been charged with criminal possession of a weapon, possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device and unlawful possession of an ammunition feed device.

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Though Roddy’s reps are yet to comment on the arrest, the organizers of the music festival wrote in a Twitter post that the rapper could not perform at the event.

“Unfortunately Roddy Ricch is no longer performing today.”