Crime

NYPD: Grammy-Winning Rapper Roddy Ricch Arrested Just Hours Before Governor's Ball Concert

By FactsWow Team

Posted on: 13 Jun, 2022

On June 11, Saturday, the Grammy-winning Rapper Roddy Ricch was arrested before he was scheduled to perform at New York City's annual Governor's Ball music festival.

Police busted Rapper Roddy Ricch:

The New York Police Department (NYPD) spokesperson said the 23-year-old rapper, whose legal name is Rodrick Moore, and two other individuals were stopped near Citi Field at a checkpoint manned by private security at 6:20 p.m., just hours before the event's start. Private security at the facility told officers they had seen a 9mm gun and a magazine holding nine ammunition rounds in the vehicle.

The triplets were arrested on gun charges:

Police said the 23-year-old rapper, Roddy Ricch, was charged with criminal possession of a weapon, illegal possession of a large capacity ammo feeding device, and unlawful possession of a large capacity ammo feeding device. Carlos Collins, 57, and Michael Figueroa, 46, also face gun charges. Police recovered a loaded firearm with nine rounds of ammunition, as well as a large-capacity magazine.

Roddy Ricch

Roddy Ricch was charged with four counts of criminal possession of a weapon along with possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device and unlawful possession of an ammunition feeding device.

Carlos Collins:

Carlos Collins was charged with four counts of criminal possession of a weapon along with possession of a large capacity ammunition feeding device and unlawful possession of an ammunition feeding device.

Michael Figueroa:

Michael Figueroa was charged with five counts of criminal possession of a weapon, a large capacity ammunition feeding device, and unlawful possession of an ammunition feeding device.

Roddy Ricch misses Governor's Ball set:

The Governor's Ball festival's official Twitter account announced shortly after 7 p.m. that he wouldn't be doing his set. 'Unfortunately, Roddy Ricch is no longer performing today,' it reads.In addition to Roddy Ricch, Saturday's lineup for the three-day music festival included other famous artists, including Halsey, Flume, Tove Lo, Joji, and more. Other acts performed throughout the weekend include Kid Cudi, Jack Harlow, and Skepta.

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