Los Angeles, CA

YoungBoy Never Broke Again was reportedly arrested on a federal warrant in Los Angeles on Monday (March 22). According to TMZ, the Baton Rouge native was pulled over, attempted to drive away, took officers on a short pursuit and then tried to flee on foot once the vehicle was stopped.

Sources say Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) officers were forced to set up a perimeter and employ a K9 unit to help sniff him out. Police allegedly discovered weapons inside YoungBoy’s vehicle, but it’s unclear if they belonged to him.

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YoungBoy (real name Kentrell Gaulden) was also one of 16 arrested in a Baton Rouge parking lot on multiple drugs and weapons charges last September. Following a vehicle search, they wound up seizing handguns, rifles, drugs, $47,000 in cash, multiple pieces of jewelry and a $300,000 check made out to the platinum-selling rapper.

Charges included possession of a schedule 1 drug (which can include LSD, marijuana, ecstasy or heroin), distribution/manufacturing of a schedule 2 drug (which can include prescription pain killers such as Vicodin or Oxycontin as well as cocaine or methamphetamine) and distribution/manufacturing of a schedule 4 drug (Xanax or other substances lower in abuse potential).

The 21-year-old father of seven has had several other run-ins with the law over the years. In May 2019, he was involved in a fatal shooting near Trump International Beach Resort in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida.

YoungBoy Never Broke Again One Of 16 Arrested On Drugs & Weapon Charges

He was arrested following a court hearing after District Judge Bonnie Jackson ruled one of his social media posts involving the incident constituted a probation violation — despite the fact he was the target and not the triggerman. Then in April 2020, YoungBoy was at the center of a violent altercation between Floyd Mayweather’s daughter and one of his child’s mothers.