Report: Chief Keef Arrested In South Dakota

The Chicago rapper was detained in Sioux Falls on drug possession charges.

June 12, 2017

Chief Keef was arrested Monday morning in Sioux Falls, South Dakota on drug charges, according to a report in the Argus Leader.

The Minnehaha County jail log confirms that the Chicago rapper — real name Keith Cozart – was arrested and charged at 9:21 a.m. with "Possession of Marijuana 2 oz to less than 1/2 lb [and] Possession or Use Drug Paraphernalia."

In April Keef was charged with a felony DUI in Miami after he failed a sobriety test. An arrest warrant was issued after he did not show up for his arraignment.

Last week, Chief Keef dropped his new project Thot Breaker

A representative for Chief Keef was not immediately available for comment.

Update, June 12 2017, 5:23 p.m: Chief Keef's management emailed the following statement: "Our lawyers are actively in communication with the court and jail. We are confident that the situation will be handled in a timely fashion and that Keith will be released within the next 24 hours at the latest."


Report: Chief Keef Arrested In South Dakota