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Rick Ross Arrested, Charged With Kidnapping And Assault



Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, Obtained by CNN

[UPDATE: Law enforcement sources tell TMZ that Ross was arrested after allegedly pistol whipping a man who was doing work at one of his homes. Apparently, Ross wouldn’t let him leave, thus the kidnapping charge. The incident took place two weeks ago.


Rick Ross can’t seem to stay out of trouble.

HipHollywood has learned that the rapper was arrested early Wednesday morning around 6:30 a.m on kidnapping, aggravated assault and aggravated battery charges. The Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force of the U.S Marshals Service tells us that Ross was taken into custody at his home in Fayette County. Ross’ bodyguard was also arrested.

We are told that William Leonard Roberts II, the “Sanctified” rapper’s legal name, was transported to the Fayette County jail where he is still in custody. Other specific details about the arrest were not available.

This marks the second arrest in one month for the the 39-year-old. Just two weeks ago, he was taken into custody after cops found marijuana cigarettes in his Bentley.

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