Felony arrest warrant issued for Offset in Georgia

The rapper is accused of hitting a fan’s phone from their hand.

May 02, 2019
Felony arrest warrant issued for Offset in Georgia Offset performs onstage at the 2017 BET Experience at Staples Center. June 24, 2017.   Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for BET

A felony arrest warrant has been issued for Offset in Georgia, according to a WSBTV report and documents reviewed by The FADER. The Migos rapper born Kiari Kendrell Cephus is accused of hitting a phone from the hand of fan who approached him in a Target on Monday April 22.

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The alleged victim, named in the incident report as Richard Andrew Gibbons, claims that the phone is worth $800. This, along with the belief that Offset's attack was intentional, permits authorities at the Sandy Springs Police Department to seek a felony charge against the rapper, according to WSBTV.

Offset was arrested in July 2018 after Georgia Police claimed to discover a weapon and marijuana in his car. He was charged this year with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and the two misdemeanors of possession of less than one ounce of marijuana, and committing an improper lane change.

The FADER has reached out to Offset's representative for comment.

Felony arrest warrant issued for Offset in Georgia