NBA YoungBoy found himself in some legal troubles this week after getting arrested for drugs in his Louisiana hometown. YoungBoy was booked on 3 separate drug charges Monday night by the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office. He was charged with possession of schedule I drugs, manufacturing/distributing a schedule II drug, and manufacturing/distributing schedule IV drugs.
According to TMZ, The attorney for NBA YoungBoy, Jimmy Manasseh, said his client is innocent of the charges he was arrested for Monday night. He is insisting YoungBoy had no controlled dangerous substances on him. He claims cops arrived on the scene on a firearms tip, and went on to conduct searches and detainments illegally
Baton Rouge Police says its Street Crimes Division and the FBI — received information from anonymous concerned citizens of individuals brandishing guns in an abandoned lot on Monday around 4:30 PM. Cops say upon arrival, multiple individuals fled on foot and others were detained for questioning. In total they arrested 16 individuals one in which was NBA YoungBoy.
The cops say 1 weapon was stolen and 2 guns were equipped with illegal stocks. Still, his lawyer claims NBA YoungBoy was unarmed. NBA YoungBoy wasn’t booked on any gun charges. Manasseh says YoungBoy looks forward to defending himself in court.