Rapper's mother claims handgun actually belongs to his fiancé
Waka Flocka Flame was arrested at Atlanta International Airport on Friday (October 10) after being found in possession of a loaded handgun.
The rapper was arrested by local police at the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport after a weapon was reportedly found in his carry-on bag.
Billboard reports that Waka Flocka Flame, real name Juaquin Malphurs, did not have a permit for the weapon and was subsequently taken to Clayton County jail and charged with with carrying a weapon in a prohibited place.
Malphurs’ mother Debra Antney, who is also his manager, has claimed that her son took the bag with the gun in it to the airport by mistake and that the weapon belonged to his fiancé.
Waka Flocka Flame was released on bond from police custody on the same day of his arrest, he has yet to respond to any requests for comment.