According to TMZ , the official reports released by the police was that they received information that there was black male, dressed in full black, armed with a gun inside the parking garage. Upon arrival, the officers saw someone who matched the description getting out of the vehicle that was label revealed to be carrying Offset and his associates. It was not a good day for the rapper, as a search of the vehicle was carried out, and the police located two loaded handguns. The police detained all four persons who were in the car since no one assumed ownership of the gun. Onlookers watched as the rapper and his associates were gathered by the police. A video currently making the rounds on social media shows an angry Offset, dressed in a full yellow tracksuit being pushed against the wall by a police officer who was apparently placing him in cuffs. This was not the first time that Offset was being detained by the police.
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Offset was detained at the Grove in January.
Migos rapper Offset has had more than one run-in with law enforcement throughout his career. Offset, whose real name is Kiari Kendrell Cephus, has been arrested multiple times. In fact, he was even in jail when the rap group started gaining popularity. But how many times has Offset been arrested , and what for? In January , Offset was detained by police in Los Angeles. According to TMZ , law enforcement received a call at around 8 p. When police officers arrived, they detained Offset and "members of his team," but allegedly the person with the weapon had already left the scene. Offset was later released from custody just after midnight on Jan. He told the outlet that they fixed the mistake and it was all "a simple misunderstanding. His lawyer, at the time, responded to the charges by claiming that Offset was being exploited for money.
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Kiari Kendrell Cephus born December 14, , known professionally as Offset , is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He is a member of the hip-hop trio Migos , alongside his cousin Quavo and first cousin once removed Takeoff. He is also an investor in Esports organization FaZe Clan. The members of Migos were raised middle-class in suburban Gwinnett County, Georgia. In , Offset formed Migos with Quavo and Takeoff. Offset is Quavo's cousin, and Quavo is Takeoff's uncle. Migos initially gained recognition following the release of their single " Versace ". In addition to Migos, Offset has released solo music and collaborated with numerous artists.
Rapper Offset, a member of the trio Migos and the husband of hip-hop star Cardi B, was arrested on Friday afternoon on gun and drug charges after his Porsche was pulled over for making an illegal lane change. Cephus, 26, was charged with making an improper lane change, possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of a weapon during a crime and possession of less than one ounce of marijuana, according to jail records. His bodyguard, Gezahgn, 27, was also charged with possession of less than one ounce of marijuana and possession of a weapon during a crime, records show. Offset has had numerous run ins with law enforcement over the past few years. He spent time in jail in and after previous felony drug and weapons charges, according to Rolling Stone.