Offset Facing Felony Gun Charges Over 2018 Arrest

Offset Facing Felony Gun Charges Over 2018 Arrest

Cardi B’s husband Offset is reportedly facing gun charges over his 2018 arrest last summer.

The Migos rapper has found himself in the middle of some serious legal issues.  Read on to get the details on Offset facing felony gun charges

Offset Facing Felony Gun Charges Over 2018 reports that Offset is now facing felony gun charges stemming from his July 2018 arrest.

Migos rapper Offset is currently riding high, as he and wife Cardi B have just purchased five Atlanta homes and recently dropped the visuals for their hit single “Clout.”

Now his world is being turned upside down from an incident last summer 2018 where he was arrested in Clayton County, Georgia.

According to reports, Georgia prosecutors filed three charges against Offset back in February related to the 2018 arrest that was initially for an improper lane change. The Clayton County D.A.’s Office says that Offset is currently facing a felony charge for firearms possession by a convicted felon, a misdemeanor charge for marijuana possession and an additional misdemeanor charge for the improper lane change.

However, the previous felony charge of possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime has since been dropped. Back in March, Offset pleaded not guilty to the charges against him—resulting in a new trial date that has been set for next month.

Offset stated at the time of the arrest that he felt he was racially profiled, with his attorney Drew Findling releasing a statement addressing the issue:

It’s a common theme. We’re talking about a young, African American man driving a shiny, beautiful luxury car and clad in designer clothes and watches and jewelry. Unfortunately, people in his genre become a target for law enforcement who think that lifestyle is connected to some illegal activity … and that is a sad statement.

It will be interesting to see how this case plays out once the trial begins in May in Clayton County, Georgia.

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