Roddy Ricch and two others were arrested on numerous weapon possession charges in New York after their vehicle was searched at a checkpoint ahead of Roddy's Governors Ball performance.
Anthony Ghnassia/Getty Images For Balenciaga Roddy Ricch Arrested On Weapons Possession Charges Ahead Of Governors Ball Performance Published on:Jun 12, 2022, 7:10 AM by 1 Queens, NY Roddy Ricchdidnt make his scheduled appearance at the Governors Ball on Saturday (June 11). Instead, he was reportedly arrested on weapons possession charges hours before his set. According to TMZ , Roddy and his team were stopped at a CITI Field security checkpoint. Authorities searched the vehicle where they discovered a loaded firearm, nine rounds of ammunition and a large magazine. Governors Ball issued a tweet on the matter, which read, Unfortunately Roddy Ricch is no longer performing today. Unfortunately Roddy Ricch is no longer performing today. The Governors Ball (@GovBallNYC) June 11, 2022 Ultimately, Roddy and two other individuals were arrested and charged with four counts of criminal possession of a weapon, possession of a large capacity ammo feeding device and unlawful possession of that device. The arrest marks another low point in raps relationship with the police, particularly in New York during festival season. Last year, Fetty Wap was arrested on federal drug chargesahead of his Rolling Loud New York performance. In 2019, five New York rappers were banned from performing at Rolling Loud New York, including the late Pop Smoke Sheff G Casanova Don Q and 22GZ.