Atlanta rapper Young Thug is behind bars. New reports claim the hip-hop artist is in jail after failing a drug test.
According to reports, law enforcement put Thugger in jail Thursday (November 8) over teh test results.
Young Thug (born: Jeffery Lamar Williams) has had his bond revoked and has been booked in Georgia’s DeKalb County Jail on felony drug and gun charges, the Blast reports and Pitchfork can confirm. According to court records viewed by Pitchfork, Williams failed a drug test prior to a scheduled arraignment this morning (November 8). The arraignment was tied to a September 2017 arrest, during which the rapper was cited for possession of marijuana, methamphetamine, and hydrocodone with intent to distribute. He was also found with codeine (two counts), a firearm, alprazolam (aka Xanax), and an amphetamine. (Pitchfork)
Prior to landing in handcuffs, Thug was expected to appear in court for a 2017 arrest case.
He was due in court today for an arraignment hearing for the charges, but was arrested on Wednesday morning for the failed drug test. The judge revoked his probation today. He was booked in Georgia’s DeKalb County Jail. (Stereogum)
Over the past year, Thug has found himself getting involved in law enforcement run-ins.
The rapper was out on bond for felony drug and gun charges stemming from an arrest in September 2017. Thug turned himself in on Sept. 11 and was released on Sept. 13 on bond. His bond has now been revoked. Last year, the rapper was arrested and hit with eight felony charges for possession of marijuana, methamphetamine, codeine, hydrocodone, xanax, an amphetamine, and a firearm. (Complex)