Report: Vic Mensa Arrested On Felony Gun Charge

The rapper didn’t have the correct permit.

March 07, 2017
Report: Vic Mensa Arrested On Felony Gun Charge Vic Mensa performs during Global Citizen's 'Show Up and Vote' concert, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 25, 2016. Photo by David Becker/Getty Images for Global Citizen

Vic Mensa was arrested in Beverley Hills and booked on one felony count of carrying a concealed weapon, according to TMZ.

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The Chicago rapper was reportedly pulled over by police for driving through a stop sign and having tinted windows. Mensa informed the officer that he had a gun and a concealed carry permit, however, it was not valid in the state of California. TMZ claims that Mensa was arrested and spent a night in jail before posting $35,000 bail. Last year, Mensa claimed that he was racially profiled while shopping at Barney's.

The FADER has reached out to representatives for Vic Mensa for comment.

Report: Vic Mensa Arrested On Felony Gun Charge