The incident began as a road rage encounter, reports TMZ. Law enforcement officials the people in the SUV and the driver of another vehicle began screaming at each other. The driver of the other car called 911 and said that Desiigner pointed a gun at him. The SUV left but the driver had already taken down the license plate number. Cops later found the vehicle and searched it, where they reportedly found a “large quantity of loose pills” in the center console. Law enforcement sources told TMZ that Oxycontin and “other drugs” were discovered in the vehicle.
Desiigner was arrested, along with four other passengers in the SUV. All five were reportedly charged with criminal criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal possession of drugs with intent to sell, which are felonies. Additionally, TMZ reports Desiigner was charged with felony criminal possession of a loaded weapon and menacing for allegedly pointing the gun at the other driver.
He remains in custody.