Grammy nominated rapper Yung Joc was arrested in Cleveland, Ohio this morning, after he allegedly attempted to pass through an airport security check point with a fully loaded handgun.
According to police, Yung Joc attempted to pass through a security checkpoint at the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, when police found the fully loaded firearm.
The Atlanta-bred rapper, born Jasiel Robinson, is currently facing local firearms charges, although he may face charges under the Air Piracy Act.
Yung Joc is currently in the Cuyahoga County Jail. Information on his bail was unavailable as of press time.
The arrest comes on the heels of a banner year for Yung Joc, according to recently released data released by The Nielsen Company.
The rapper is featured on T-Pains hit single “Buy You A Drank,” which was the top selling master tone of 2007, as well as the most played single of the year, tallying almost 400,000 spins.
Yung Joc also released his second album Hustlenomic$ this year, which produced the hit single “Coffee Shop.”