Rapper Young Thug arrested in Atlanta on gang-related charges

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Rapper Young Thug arrested in Atlanta on gang-related charges

Rapper Young Thug was arrested in Atlanta on Monday and charged with two counts of gang-related activity, records show.

The 30-year-old Grammy award-winning artist, whose real name is Jeffrey Lamar Williams, was booked into jail on Monday and charged with conspiracy to violate the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations [RICO] Act and participation in criminal street gang activity, according to Fulton County jail records.

The RICO charge stems from alleged offenses committed in January 2013, while the gang activity charge is from 2018, records show.

Details surrounding those charges have not been released.

Young Thug was taken into custody by the Atlanta Police Department at a Buckhead mansion on Monday, Fox 5 Atlanta reported.

The Fulton County District Attorney’s office did not immediately respond to The Post’s request for more information.

Young Thug's booking photo.
Young Thug’s booking photo.
Fulton County Sheriff’s Office

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