Just one day after Desiigner’s arrest, new details have emerged in the case.
According to TMZ, the District Attorney has dropped the G.O.O.D. Music star’s felony gun charge, but that doesn’t mean he’s in the clear.
The report claims no gun was found in the SUV Desiigner and four other men were riding in. The original charge was based solely on what the driver of another vehicle told officials.
There’s more good news for the “Panda” hitmaker as the felony possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell charge has also been dropped.
However, Desiigner is still facing charges of felony possession of a controlled substance and menacing.
Why did those charges stick? That’s because drugs, which may include OxyContin, methadone, and steroids, were found in the SUV and because the driver of another car claimed the New York rapper threatened him with a gun during a shouting match on the road.
Earlier this morning, Desiigner addressed the arrest with a video on Instagram. “Ni**as is crazy,” he said, smiling and pointing the camera at a couple of parked luxury cars. “We back out here, man. You dig? Ni**as crazy. I heard ni**as say we had to sell pills? We don’t gotta do that shit no more, baby. We don’t do this no more, baby…Out here, man. Back in the city.”
Desiigner is set to be arraigned today in a New York City court. See his full video statement below.