Roddy Ricch is facing gun charges after being arrested on his way to perform at a concert Saturday night.
According to police, the 23-year-old rapper was visiting Citi Field on Saturday night when a private security company operating a checkpoint noticed a gun in the vehicle he was driving. Governor Ball Music Festival.
Police said a loaded gun was recovered from the vehicle along with nine rounds of ammunition and a high-capacity magazine.
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Police charged Ricch, whose real name is Rodrick Moore, and the two other men in the car – 46-year-old Michael Figueroa of Brooklyn and 57-year-old Carlos Collins of Eastchester, New York – with possession of a firearm. high-powered loader and illegal possession of it.
Messages seeking comment were left on Sunday with Ricch’s booking agency and record company. It is not immediately known whether he holds an attorney who can comment on the allegations.
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