Rick Ross arrested on kidnap and assault charges

June 24, 2015

Rapper Rick Ross has been arrested for the second time this month.

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Rick Ross (real name William Roberts) has reportedly been arrested on charges of kidnapping, aggravated assault and aggravated battery in Georgia.

Billboard reported that Ross was arrested outside his home in Fayette County on Wednesday (June 24). The US Marshals’ Fugitive Task Force confirmed the news but couldn’t disclose any further details. The Associated Press also reports that Ross’ bodyguard was also taken into custody.

Earlier this month, Rick Ross was charged with one traffic violation and one count of marijuana possession. A spokesperson for the Georgia Sherriff’s office said that the Ross had been “very cooperative” with the authorities and did not appear to be under the influence when he was arrested.

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