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Police arrest rapper Soulja Boy for probation violation after finding gun in home

December 16, 2016  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
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Los Angeles police arrest rapper Soulja Boy on a probation violation after discovering a firearm in his Hollywood Hills home on Thursday, the celebrity gossip site TMZ reported.

The hip-hop artist, whose real name is DeAndre Cortez Way was arrested around 7 a.m. on Thursday after police conducted a search of his home, according to Officer Sal Ramirez. 

Ramirez did not say what kind of gun officers discovered that led to Soulja Boy’s arrest.

Way remained on two years probation for a December 18th, 2014 conviction for carrying a loaded weapon in a public place.

“Soulja Boy” recently appeared on VH-1’s “Love and Hip-Hop” and is best known for his 2007 hit “Crank That (Soulja Boy).” 

The rapper’s representatives were not available for comment. 

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