Offset has been charged following his arrest in Georgia last summer
Today 23 April 2019: According to reports, Offset has currently being slammed with three charges following his 2018 arrest in Georgia where he was arrested for allegedly making an illegal lane change.
TMZ reported that Georgia prosecutors have officially filed three charges against Offset. According to the Clayton County District Attorney’s Office, two of these charges are misdemeanor offenses for marijuana possession and a traffic violation. While this seems minuscule, it is the felony charge of firearm possession by a convicted felon that poses the biggest threat to Offset’s freedom.
Offset was pulled over for various traffic violations. At first, it was said that the tint on his luxury sports car was darker than the state’s legal limit, but now authorities claim he was flagged down for an improper lane change. During the traffic stop, police found three loaded weapon in the vehicle. Due to Offset’s criminal history, he was arrested immediately.
A felony charge of possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime has been dropped. Offset pleaded not guilty last month and is scheduled to appear in court in May.
Offset’s lawyer, Drew Findling, believes the rapper was targeted because he’s rich, successful, and black. “It’s a common theme. We’re talking about a young, African-American man driving a shiny, beautiful luxury car and clad in designer clothes and watches and jewelry,” Findling previously told TMZ. “Unfortunately people in his genre become a target for law enforcement who think that lifestyle is connected to some illegal activity … and that is a sad statement.”
Such cases can easily break a person especially if you are not strong psychologically, we hope and pray that things get better for offset soon.