Why was Paper Lovee arrested? Atlanta rapper, 25, crashed his car amid high-speed chase

After a high-speed chase, the 25-year-old hip-hop artist was caught. He was involved in a shooting at a southeast Atlanta convenience store in May


                            Why was Paper Lovee arrested? Atlanta rapper, 25, crashed his car amid high-speed chase
Rapper Paper Lovee was involved in a shooting at a southeast Atlanta convenience store ([email protected])

Rapper Paper Lovee was arrested on Friday, August 20, by the Atlanta police after a dramatic chase in the city that ended up in a crash. The rapper, whose real name is Ibnisa Durr, sped away in a high-end BMW on Ga. 400 near Hammond Drive after he was tracked down in an apartment in Sandy Springs.

After a high-speed chase, the 25-year-old hip-hop artist crashed into two patrol vehicles one of which had a K-9 inside. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC), the K-9 was not injured. However, a police officer was rushed to the hospital with a head injury, as revealed by Sandy Springs police spokesman Sgt Sal Ortega. Speaking of rappers getting arrested, hip-hop artists like 9lokknine, Bandman Kevo, Sheff G, and a member from DaBaby’s entourage Wisdom Awute were recently arrested for different criminal activities.
 
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Why was Paper Lovee arrested?

Paper Lovee is an unsigned artist from Atlanta who enjoys more than 250K followers on Instagram. He was previously signed to 300 Entertainment. The rapper is best known for his singles like ‘Here 4 Ya’, and ‘Never Felt This Way.’ He had also dropped a song called ‘Ratchet’ on Aug 13 before he got arrested. According to the authorities, as reported by AJC, Lovee was wanted in a charge of aggravated assault in May. He is also charged with possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

The hip-hop artist was involved in a shooting at a southeast Atlanta convenience store.  The Atlanta shooting was reported around 7 pm on May 30 in the 2000 block of Alison Court. A 25-year-old man was found with several gunshot wounds at the crime scene. A witness spilled the beans to the cops that a lot of people jumped in when an argument turned into a physical fight outside the Neighborhood Discount Grocery. Shots were reportedly fired and later the cops recovered six shell casings from the scene. Lovee was identified as a suspect.
 



 

How did Paper Lovee end up in a crash?

Thanks to the dashcam footage, the cops shared what exactly went down during the chase. The authorities posted the details on their official Twitter account revealing, “Moments ago, APD’s Fugitive Unit was able to track down a perpetrator involved in a shooting. As they entered Sandy Springs, they requested our assistance and our Officers responded. While in the area of GA-400 South near Hammond Drive, our Officers attempted to stop the fugitive.”

Continuing the thread, they posted, “However, in an attempt to elude us, he collided into two of our patrol units, to include one with a K9 inside. The perpetrator then fought with officers before being taken into custody. The perpetrator was armed during this incident and was successfully disarmed by our officers.” They concluded, “SSPD Officers were able to take this dangerous individual off our streets as he had already shot a person multiple times in Atlanta. Our Officers did sustain minor injuries as a result of the collision. The K9 was not injured during the crash.” The footage shows Lovee climbing out of his car after the crash while throwing an unidentified object into the air. Sgt. Sal Ortega revealed Lovee got out of the car with a gun in hand but officers quickly got him on the ground.



 

 



 

 



 

 



 

 



 

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