Soulja Boy faces charges for possession of stolen gun

American rapper and hiphop star Soulja Boy has been charged with illegal possession of firearms which includes a military style automatic pistol that was stolen from a Huntington Beach Police Department vehicle officials says.

Soulja Boy, whose real name is DeAndre Cortez Way, is facing one felony count each of possession of  a “Mini Draco AR-IS” and being a felon in possession of a .45-caliber Glock 21, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. He is also charged with one misdemeanor count of receiving stolen property, the police department’s stolen Glock, prosecutors said.

If the rapper is found guilty, he could get more than four years jail term. The rapper was arrested on Dec. 15 at his home.

This is not the first time the Entertainer is facing charges, In 2011, he was arrested on felony drug and weapons charges after a traffic stop in Georgia.

Three years later, he was arrested in Granada Hills.

He was a passenger in a car when police pulled the driver over for allegedly running a stop sign in 2014. During the traffic stop, police found a concealed weapon, the LAPD said.

The rapper was convicted of carrying a loaded firearm in a vehicle and sentenced to two years probation, according to Frank Mateljan, a spokesman for the Los Angeles city attorney’s office. The probation sentence was scheduled to end in December.

He is best known for his song  “Crank That,” which later inspired a popular dance.

He is currently starring in VH1’s reality drama “Love and Hip Hop Hollywood,” which follows the lives of several aspiring rappers, recording artists and their significant others.

(all facts are gotten from LA TIMES)

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