Rapper Soulja Boy arrested after cops find ammunition at his residence, violating terms of his probation
Rapper Soulja Boy was arrested on Friday for violating the terms of his probation after cops found ammunition at his residence while executing a search warrant
DeAndre Cortez Way, popularly known as Soulja Boy, was arrested on Friday for probation violation after cops found ammunition at the rapper's residence.
Soulja Boy, 28, was arrested on Friday when he paid a visit to his probation officer in San Fernando Valley and the arrest comes after a search warrant was executed at this residence. Soulja boy was convicted in 2014 for carrying a loaded firearm in public and was sentenced to 24 months of probation. In 2016, he was once again arrested for violating the terms of hia probation.
In January 2017, the police had found a gun at his residence and he was charged with two felonies. He then received five years probation after being convicted of one charge.
According to a report in TMZ, this time around, a woman had claimed that Soulja Boy had held her captive in his garage. He had, however, denied the charges and had said it was '100% percent fabricated'.
The cops, however, waited till Friday to execute the search warrant. The ammunition that they found at his residence violates the terms of his probation.
Soulja Boy is currently in jail at Van Nuys and he will appear in court later on Friday. The rapper was expected to perform at a Clippers game on Friday night and, just before his arrest, he had even shared a video on social media in which he seemed to be looking forward to performing at the event.
Recently, when Instagram and Facebook were down, Soulja Boy used to opportunity to promote his app that he is planning on launching soon. He shared the link to the app on Twitter and many of his fans even downloaded the app. He even shared screenshots to show that his app was charted at 26 on Top Charts and thanked his fans for the support.