Miami, FL – A $5,000 bond has been set for Polo G after the rapper was reportedly arrested in Miami early Saturday morning (June 12).
According to Local10 News, Polo G — real name Taurus Bartlett — was taken into custody on charges of battery on a police officer, threatening a public servant, resisting an officer with violence, resisting an officer without violence and criminal mischief.
Cellphone video making the rounds online appear to show Polo G’s mother screaming at the police following the arrest.
“All of this for two boys?” she shouts. “Where are my sons?…please, video all of this shit! For two fucking kids with no fucking guns!”
Polo G mom confronts Police After His Arrest pic.twitter.com/tZO9kaH4mj
— raphousetv (@raphousetv2) June 12, 2021
Polo G was in Miami celebrating the release of his new album Hall of Fame. While Miami police have reportedly confirmed they’re investigating an incident involving Polo G and another male juvenile, details remain scarce.
Polo G was arrested in Miami after his album release party on five charges including battery of a police officer, public servant/influence performance threat, resisting officer with violence, resisting officer without violence, and criminal mischief over $200, under $1,000. pic.twitter.com/4LCZ436WJc
— Rap Alert (@rapalert3) June 12, 2021
Born and raised in Chicago, Polo G released his debut album Die A Legend in 2019. Since then, he’s has had 10 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, including “RAPSTAR,” which debuted at No. 1 earlier his year.
He also appeared on Judas and the Black Messiah: The Inspired Album alongside JAY-Z, Nas, Lil Durk, H.E.R., Black Though, the late Nipsey Hussle and more.
Polo G is currently being held at the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center.
The 22-year-old’s mother is clearly still fuming the situation has yet to be resolved. She later tweeted at the Miami PD, “WHERE ARE MY SONS!? WHERE IS MY MINOR SON??! ANSWER THAT!!!”
This is a developing story.
WHERE ARE MY SONS?! WHERE IS MY MINOR SON??! ANSWER THAT!!! https://t.co/inG4gEQcpX
— Stacia.mac (@StaciaMac1) June 12, 2021