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Roddy Ricch Calls NYPD On Summer Jam Stage After Arrest

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Roddy Ricch was in New York City for a couple of festival performances. During his visit, Ricch found himself in the crosshairs of NYPD when he attempted to enter Governors Ball Festival as he was arrested for gun possession.

Ricch would make Summer Jam on Sunday and delivered a message to the New Jersey crowd. “Can I hear everybody in here say ‘Fuck NYPD’?” Roddy said to the crowd.

You can see the moment here.

The arrest occurred just hours before was set to take the stage for his Governor’s Ball performance. The Governor’s Ball then released a tweet announcing that Ricch would not be performing.

Ricch and two members of his entourage were arrested when they passed through a checkpoint in Queens. Police found a 9mm handgun with 9 bullets loaded into a high-capacity magazine under a passenger seat. Ricch and the two men were then arrested and charged with criminal possession of a weapon, possession of a large capacity ammo feeding device and unlawful possession of that device.

One of the men arrested was arraigned yesterday, June 12. However, Ricch and his other crew member’s cases were never docketed, and on Sunday, a clerk at the NYC courthouse revealed that the charges were dropped.

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