Desiigner Reportedly Arrested On Gun And Drug Charges In New York City


Desiigner (Sidney Royel Selby III) was reportedly arrested Thursday night (Sept 8) in New York City after an alleged road rage incident between a car he was riding in and another vehicle.

According to TMZ, the Brooklyn rapper was hit with felony gun and drug charges — along with four other passengers in the car.

Police tell the website a passenger in the other vehicle called 911 and reported that Desiigner had pointed a gun at them. After law enforcement tracked down the car, they say Oxycontin and other drugs were found in the center console.

The 5 passengers were arrested and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal possession of drugs with intent to sell. Desiigner was reportedly also charged with felony criminal possession of a loaded weapon and menacing.

At press time, Desiigner and company were still being held in police custody

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