Report: Vic Mensa Arrested On Felony Gun Charge

The rapper didn’t have the correct permit.

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.

March 07, 2017
Report: Vic Mensa Arrested On Felony Gun Charge