Roddy Ricch Released From Custody, Charges Dropped
Roddy Ricch is a free man.
The rapper was released from custody Sunday afternoon, 24 hours after being arrested on gun charges prior to his performance at the Governors Ball.
Roddy and two associates were on their way to the festival when police stopped their vehicle at a security checkpoint. After searching the car, police reportedly found a loaded firearm, nine rounds of ammo, and a large capacity magazine.
Roddy, along with his driver Carlos Collins and bodyguard Michael Figueroa, were charged with four counts, including criminal possession of a weapon, possession of a large capacity ammo feeding device, and unlawful possession of that device.
On Sunday afternoon, Roddy was released from custody and all charges against him and Collins were dropped. Figueroa was arraigned on the charges in Queens Criminal Court, according to the New York Daily News.
Taking to Instagram Stories, Roddy shared a video of himself smiling after being released from custody, captioning it with a Star of David.
Roddy Ricch was all smiles after being released from the slammer over the weekend out in NYC. According to TMZ, Roddy was arrested on weapon possession charges. 👀👀👀pic.twitter.com/EbHOdQ8F9i
— Power 106 (@Power106LA) June 13, 2022
Shortly after his release, he returned to the stage at Hot 97’s Summer Jam at New Jersey’s MetLife Stadium where he led the crowd in an anti-police chant. “I need everybody to say ‘F**k NYPD,'” he told the crowd, who echoed his sentiments.