Desiigner was arrested last night in New York City on gun and drug charges following a road rage dispute. A New York Police Department spokesperson has confirmed to Pitchfork that Desiigner (real name: Sidney Royel Selby III) has been charged with criminal possession of a loaded weapon, criminal possession of a controlled substance, and criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell. He was also charged with menacing, according to the police spokesperson, for threatening another driver with a gun. Desiigner was arrested along with four other people who were in the car with him. They were still in custody as of this morning, according to the spokesperson.
According to TMZ, who were first to report the arrest, when police searched the car Desiigner was driving in, they found Oxycontin and other drugs.