Lil Flip Arrested In Louisiana On Gun, Drug Charges

Lil Flip Arrested In Louisiana On Gun, Drug Charges
Photo by Marco Torres

Wednesday, Lil Flip made the news. Not for releasing a comeback single to regain his footing as one of Houston's first breakout rap stars post-2000, but for being jailed.

According to the Shreveport Times, the 31-year old rapper was arrested near Shreveport, La., Wednesday after deputies found a Bushmaster AR-15 assault rifle and marijuana in his 2010 Dodge Challenger. The Times said Flip was pulled over after being clocked doing 86 mph in a 75 mph zone.

This is Flip's third such offense dealing with possession of marijuana, as he was also booked on charges of possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance and speeding. Flip's associate Olanza Sanders, who was riding shotgun in the car, was also arrested and charged with illegal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Flip, who performed at Fitzgerald's during the "Texas Massacre" this past April, was booked into Shreveport's DeSoto Detention Center in on $35,300 bond. At present time it is unclear whether or not he has been released, but as of the Times report he had not posted bail.

Here's a mug shot of Flip below provided by the Shreveport Times.

Lil Flip Arrested In Louisiana On Gun, Drug Charges

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