Plies seems to have been in a rush on his technique to Tampa International Airport in Florida immediately (Sept. 19). TMZ reviews that the Florida rapper was arrested after TSA brokers found a Glock 43 and a loaded journal in his carry-on bag.
Florida doesn't, most often, require a allow to buy nor a license to personal a handgun, however does require a license to hold a hid firearm and prohibits hid carry at airports. TMZ reviews airport safety arrested Plies for illegal hid carry, which Florida considers a 3rd diploma felony.
Sources informed the superstar information outlet that Plies merely grabbed the improper bag, and is in truth a registered gun proprietor. He was reportedly held in custody at Tampa International whereas ready to be transferred to Hillsborough County Jail.
At the time this put up was initially revealed, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office web site didn’t have document of the rapper born Algernod Washington's arrest.
If convicted, Plies may resist 5 years in jail for the cost. He was beforehand arrested in Florida final January for allegedly driving beneath the affect however negotiated a plea deal that diminished the cost to reckless driving.
The Fort Myers, Fla. native is at the moment engaged on his long-teased fifth album Purple Heart. His newest mixtape Ain't No Mixtape Bih three dropped final December.
Juelz Santana was additionally arrested this yr for displaying as much as an airport with a gun in his carry-on baggage. The Dipset member is reportedly within the technique of negotiating a plea deal.
Watch video of police arresting Plies beneath.