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NBA Youngboy Arrested Again: Here’s What You Need to Know

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If you've been keeping up with the hip-hop scene lately, you've probably heard about 's latest run-in with the law. Yep, you read that right – the Louisiana native is back in the headlines, and this time it's not for dropping a hot new track. Here's the lowdown on what's been going down with one of 's most popular figures.

The arrest took place while Kentrell DeSean Gaulden known as NBA YoungBoy was awaiting trial on federal gun charges. Reports indicate that several agencies, including the FBI and Secret Service, executed a search warrant at his Utah residence. This latest development adds to the rapper's legal woes, as he now faces a staggering 63 charges related to alleged involvement in a large-scale prescription fraud scheme.

According to the jail records obtained by , YoungBoy was booked into the Cache County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday morning, April 16th. The charges against him include a range of offenses, from weapons and drug-related charges to identity fraud and forgery. Notably, the rapper has been accused of unlawfully procuring or attempting to produce prescription drugs, possession of controlled substances, and possession of a dangerous weapon despite being legally prohibited from owning one.

Upon YoungBoy's arrest, reports suggest that the rapper refused to hand over his passwords to his devices. Allegedly, when asked to provide access, he responded with a defiant “Take it and break it.”

As of now, no bail has been set for YoungBoy, showing us the seriousness of the charges against him. His arrest follows a lengthy period of confinement to his Salt Lake City mansion since late 2021, stemming from previous legal troubles in his native Louisiana.

YoungBoy's legal saga dates back to 2017 when he was convicted of aggravated assault with a weapon. In September 2020, he was allegedly found with two guns during a video shoot in Baton Rouge, leading to his arrest on firearm charges in . Subsequently, federal prosecutors in brought a case against him in 2022, although he was ultimately acquitted of those charges.

Amidst the legal challenges, NBA YoungBoy's latest music video, “Catch Him,” uploaded just three weeks ago on his YouTube channel, takes on a new significance. It seems the authorities may have taken the track seriously, given the rapper's current legal situation.

Despite his legal victories in California, YoungBoy still faces a pending trial in Louisiana over the original indictment. His recent arrest in Utah adds another layer of complexity to his legal predicament, with authorities indicating that an ongoing investigation into his alleged criminal conduct is underway.

As developments unfold, we'll continue to keep you updated on all the latest news surrounding his arrest. Stay with Dilemaradio for more updates as the story progresses.

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