News: Lil Scrappy Arrested In Atlanta: "I Just Got Locked Up Pray For Me"

Monday, Oct 1, 2012 9:46PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

Atlanta's Lil Scrappy is reportedly in police custody tonight (October 1) in relation to a felony probation violation.

With details still emerging, there is no further information on his crime.

Rapper Lil Scrappy was arrested and booked at the DeKalb County Jail on Monday. According to the DeKalb County Jail Tracking System, the 28-year-old rapper also known as Darryl Raynard Richardson is still in custody. The rapper has been charged with a felony probation violation. It is unclear why he was detained. No further information was immediately released. (11 Alive)

Around early evening, Scrappy hopped on Twitter to confirm his predicament.

"I just got locked up pray for me," he tweeted October 1st. (Lil Scrappy's Twitter)

Recently, the Southern rapper talked to SOHH about surviving a near-fatal asthma attack last spring.

"Oh yeah, everything's better, man," Scrappy told SOHH when asked about his current health condition. "Like I told people, it was one of those times where I should have been had my asthma checked on. But I ain't ever go until my granny died and I went and drunk myself to a pulp. You dig? They say the liquor helps bring on asthma. ... I think it's something I had to take care of. I don't think it's about being more mature. What I've realized is don't no man like to go to the hospital unless there's something seriously wrong." (SOHH)

Reports of Scrappy's medical complications and hospitalization surfaced around mid-April.

Rap star Lil' Scrappy -- who's worked with Lil Jon, 50 Cent, Three 6 Mafia and more -- was hospitalized in Atlanta yesterday after suffering a nasty asthma attack ... TMZ has learned. Scrappy tells us ... "I damn near died ... if it weren't for my driver, mom, and rap artist I would have been dead." The 28-year-old says he had been drinking pretty hard Monday night ... and when he woke up Tuesday morning, he could barely breath and couldn't talk -- "I felt like I was dying." Fortunately, Scrappy's people rushed him to Emory University Hospital ... where he was treated and released. Scrappy says he now owns a "breathing machine" and tells us, "I will never leave anywhere without it again." (TMZ)

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