Rapper Saigon was arrested yesterday morning after police allegedly found a gravity knife inside his vehicle.
Police stopped the rapper for a traffic violation near 11th Avenue and W. 29th Street in Manhattan around 1:30 am,
When officers searched his vehicle, they uncovered the gravity knife, a knife similar to a switchblade.
Saigon, 30, was charged with possession of a weapon.
The rapper’s last court appearance was in February, where he appeared to answer charges of misdemeanor harassment and disorderly conduct stemming from an incident in December 2006.
Saigon’s ex-girlfriend accused him of pouring a beer over her head, while threatening to punch her in the face. He is also accused of grabbing the woman and using a car door to hit her left leg.
Saigon, who has appeared in HBO’s hit series Entourage, pleaded not guilty to all the charges in February.
In related news Saigon is preparing his major label debut, Greatest Story Never Told which contains his latest single and video, “Come On Baby.”