News: Waka Flocka Flame Arrested On Probation Violation Charge, Being Held By Police

Wednesday, Mar 17, 2010 5:55PM

Written by Biz Jones

Rapper Waka Flocka Flame was reportedly arrested yesterday in Houston County, Georgia after violating the terms of his probation.

The arrested reportedly took place Tuesday (March 16) afternoon.

The rapper Waka Flocka Flame is being held in the Houston County Jail on a probation violation. Jail officials confirmed that Waka Flocka Flame, whose real name is Juaquin James Malphurs, was arrested by the Houston County Sheriff's Office and is being held on a probation violation. He was taken into custody on Tuesday. The nature of the probation violation was unknown Wednesday. (Macon News)

The terms of his arrest are still not fully known, although speculation has begun to develop.

Gucci Mane affiliate Waka Flocka Flame arrested yesterday in Houston for probation violation. Reasons for the arrest are unknown, but Waka Flocka Flame originally recieved probation for possessing a sawed off shotgun. (MOG News)

He was previously involved in a near-fatal shooting earlier this year.

Malphurs, who has a recent mix tape entitled "Salute Me or Shoot Me, Vol. 2," was shot in the arm at the Bubble Bath Car Wash on Old National Highway in January. The shooting occurred after a scuffle broke out when an armed man approached him demanding jewelry, police said at the time. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Waka later addressed the shooting and offered a break-down of what happened.

"I'm like, 'I can't believe I'm shot,' " he said, explaining the aftermath. "I felt it in my arm but I looked down and felt it in my chest, my back, everything. It felt like stop, drop and roll. I'm leaking, my arm squirting. I said, 'Call an ambulance.' I felt my body getting woozy. I laid down on a flat surface. That messed me up because that ain't do nothing but put air inside my lungs and blood. I ain't panic. I was like, 'F--- it, I'mma give up. This sh-- hurt so bad. I'm gonna give up.' " (MTV)

No further details have been revealed as of now.

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