Friday, 19 Oct 2018
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Rapper Offset, husband of Cardi B, arrested on felony gun charges

Rapper Offset, a member of the Migos trio and the husband of hip-hop star Cardi B, was arrested Friday afternoon on charges of trafficking in weapons and drugs after his Porsche was stopped for making an illegal lane change.

The rapper, whose real name is Kiari Kendrell Cephus, and his bodyguard, Senay Gezahgn, were arrested in Jonesboro, Georgia, for the illegal lane change when the Clayton County Police searched his Porsche 911 Carrera. of an ounce of marijuana, according to the affiliate of Atlanta ABC, WSB.

Police found three firearms in the car and more than $ 107,000 in cash, the WSB reported.

  Rapper Offset, whose real name is Kiari Cephus, is being held at Clayton County Jail for possession of drugs and weapons after his arrest Friday, July 20, 2018. County Police Department Clayton
Rapper Offset, whose real name is Kiari Cephus, is detained in Clayton County Jail on drug and weapons charges after his arrest on Friday, July 20, 2018.

Cephus, age 26 , was charged with making an improper way change, possession of a firearm by a criminal weapon during a crime and possession of less than one ounce of marijuana, according to the records of the prison.

His bodyguard, Gezahgn, 27, was also charged with possession of less than one ounce of marijuana and possession of a weapon during a crime, according to the archives.

The two men are still being held at Clayton County Jail.

  PHOTO: The Cardi B and Offset recording artists of the Migos group are seen leaving the Prabal Gurung fashion show at New York Fashion Week at Spring Studios on February 11, 2018, in New York. Gilbert Carrasquillo / Getty Images
The Migos Group's Cardi B and Offset recording artists are seen leaving the Prabal Gurung fashion show at New York Fashion Week at Spring Studios on February 11th 2018, New York City

Offset has had many beginnings with law enforcement in recent years. He spent time in prison in 2013 and 2015 after drug charges and criminal weapons, according to Rolling Stone. He spent eight months in prison in 2015 and is currently serving five years of probation.

He was also arrested for driving with a suspended license in 2016.

Offset married Cardi B, a rapper from the Bronx, in September 2017, and both had their first child, named Kulture Kiari Cephus, earlier this month. Cardi B announced the birth on Instagram. Offset has three other children from previous relationships.

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