Rapper Offset Pulled Over in Georgia for Improper Lane Change, Busted for Guns

Migos rapper Offset is in serious trouble with the law, after he was pulled over in Georgia for what seemed like a common misdemeanor: improper lane change.
Rapper Offset had 3 guns in his Porsche when cops pulled him over in Georgia 4 photos
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TMZ reports that the rapper was pulled over by Georgia cops because they noticed he had switched lanes improperly, and they ended up charging him with a handful of non-driving-related offenses, one more serious than the other.

The rapper had his white Porsche impounded following the arrest and spent a couple of days in jail, before he made bail. His rep is telling the media that he was targeted because he’s black, rich, successful and drives a flashy car, which should somehow diminish the severity of the charges.

Offset has been charged with possession of a firearm by a felon and possession of a weapon during a crime. Both are felonies and both could weigh heavily in the balance, considering that Offset is a felon. As such, he is not allowed to own firearms. He had 3 of them in his car at the time of his arrest.

He was also charged with misdemeanors: possession of marijuana and improper lane change. Cops also retrieved $107,000 from the Porsche, but carrying that much cash around is not a crime.

The rapper has been released from jail on a $17,000 bond and is back home with rapper Cardi B and their newborn daughter.

Just last month, Offset made headlines after crashing his Dodge Challenger in Atlanta and offering the guy who took him out of the wreck and to the hospital a new car. Without him, he would have been dead, Offset said at the time. The rapper’s Good Samaritan was on foot when he noticed the crash, so the star bought him a 2014 Nissan Altima so he would get to work faster in the future, as a sign of gratitude.
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Elena has been writing for a living since 2006 and, as a journalist, she has put her double major in English and Spanish to good use. She covers automotive and mobility topics like cars and bicycles, and she always knows the shows worth watching on Netflix and friends.
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