He kicked off the week excited to movie a music video with Ice Spice, however as a substitute, Lil Tjay was arrested. We beforehand reported on the New York rapper being detained within the Bronx. In keeping with studies, Tjay was sitting in a parked automotive as a passenger when police approached.
Nevertheless, the ˆ reported that police “pulled over” the automobile earlier than executing a search. Then, officers had been stated to have positioned “a number of loaded firearms,” and Tjay was arrested.
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Laster, the rapper’s lawyer, Daybreak Florio, questioned if the search was authorized. The Publish reported that the Cadillac Escalade was idling in a no-standing zone, prompting the police to investigate.
“Cops discovered two loaded .380-caliber pistols and two loaded 9mm handguns contained in the automobile,” the outlet said. Moreover, it was famous that nobody within the automobile “had a legitimate license for the weapons.”
Tjay was charged with second-degree felony possession of a weapon. That is categorized as a felony. He’s slated to bond out of Rikers Island right now (January 18) after posting $90,000 bail.
“He didn’t get out as a result of the choose wouldn’t [take time] to signal or take a look at the bond,” stated Florio. “It was essentially the most ridiculous factor I’ve ever seen in my life.”
“There was a gun that was allegedly discovered behind the motive force’s seat within the again,” Florio stated. She additional argued that one firearm was “discovered on the licensed safety guard. And two weapons in a lock field. They began looking the automotive and so they discovered the weapons.”
“However the safety guard, who’s a retired federal officer,” she continued. “They didn’t care.”
In the meantime, on the similar time of Tjay’s arrest, Ice Spice was additionally within the Bronx going through off with police. She was reportedly in a automobile with a person once they had been stopped by officers. The person was arrested and likewise charged with felony possession of a firearm.