Trick Daddy arrested for cocaine possession

Rapper Trick Daddy was arrested by police for possessing cocaine and a handgun.

By Danielle Haynes

MIAMI, April 5 (UPI) -- Rapper Trick Daddy was arrested Thursday in Miami for possession of cocaine and a handgun.

The "Take it to Da House" rapper, whose real name is Maurice Young, was stopped by cops outside of his Florida home.


Upon a search of his house, police discovered a gam of cocaine in his nightstand and a 9mm handgun under his pillow.

Young, 39, is a convicted felon and as such is not allowed to possess guns. He had been under surveillance by the Broward County Drug Task Force prior to his arrest.

He was charged with two counts of possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of cocaine and driving with a suspended license. He was released on $6,100 blond.

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