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Rapper Rick Ross arrested on kidnapping, drug charges

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Rick Ross

FAYETTE COUNTY, Ga. — William Leonard Roberts, better known as rapper Rick Ross, has been arrested again.

The U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force was asked to assist the Fayette County Sheriff’s office in locating and arresting Roberts and another man, described as his bodyguard.

Roberts and the unknown person have been charged with kidnapping, aggravated assault and aggravated battery.

They were located and arrested Wednesday morning by members of SERFTF and the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office in Fayette County.

They will both be held at the Fayette County jail for an initial appearance and a bond hearing.

On June 10, Roberts was arrested on a traffic violation and misdemeanor possession of marijuana. He was released from jail later that night.