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Breaking News: Waka Flocka Flame Arrested

Oct 10, 2014 at 12:27 pm |

Waka Flock Flame attends Opening Party For Giuseppe Zanotti Store At Phipps Plaza Hosted by Zanotti And Rico Love

(Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images for Giuseppe Zanotti)

Waka Flocka Flame has been arrested in Georgia after customs officials found a loaded gun in his luggage as he attempted to board a plane.

The rapper, real name Juaquin Malphurs, was detained at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Friday morning (10 Oct) and charged with carrying a weapon in a prohibited place.

Reports suggest he didn’t have a permit for the gun. He is currently in custody at Clayton County jail. The rapper’s love of guns landed him in trouble earlier this year – he is reportedly facing an investigation by probation officials after he was featured in an Instagram photo brandishing a firearm.


The rapper whose probation from a previous conviction bans him from being in possession of weapons poses alongside his wife Tammy Rivera in the shot, in which he can be seen pointing a gun at the camera.

The snap, which Rivera uploaded on September 3rd, went viral and caught the attention of authorities, who contact Waka Flocka Flame’s attorney over the careless picture.

Waka Flocka Flame caught with a loaded gun at Atlanta International Airport.

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