Chopper Arrested In Vegas On Fugitive Charges


(AllHipHop News) Rapper Chopper (also known as Chopper Young City) was arrested in Las Vegas and now awaits to be extradited back to his home state of Louisiana, where the charges originated.

According to reports Chopper, real name Kevin Barnes, was in Town Square in Las Vegas partying. One of the men that he was with got into a verbal altercation and the police were called in. When they were alerted, the authorities did background checks on everybody and Chopper’s check revealed several warrants.

He’s wanted for a number of unnamed cases, the Las Vegas Sun reported. Last September, Chopper was hit with allegations of extortion, unauthorized use of a vehicle and a separate simple battery allegation.

Chopper, 28, did not receive an additional charges in Las Vegas.

At press time, Chopper was still in jail awaiting extradition back to Louisiana.

Chopper was one of several contestants on Sean “Diddy” Combs’ “Making The Band,” but has maintained relevance in music and social media.

His last tweet said “live and learn.”