Gucci Mane: Troubled Rapper Arrested in Atlanta With Gun, Pot

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Monday, 16 Sep 2013 08:48 AM

By Alexandra Ward

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Troubled Rapper Gucci Mane was arrested Saturday in Atlanta for disorderly conduct, carrying a concealed weapon, and possession of marijuana, police said.

The arrest was just the latest on Mane's laundry list of a rap sheet.

It started around midnight Saturday when a friend of Mane's – whose real name is Radric Davis – flagged down police officers on an Atlanta street and complained that the rapper was acting erratically.

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Officers claimed that when they approached Mane he began "cursing and threatening" them, according to TMZ. He was taken into custody and, upon searching him, police found a small amount of marijuana and a handgun.

As a convicted felon, Mane, 33, is not permitted to carry a weapon.

He was booked and taken to a nearby hospital as a precaution.

Mane has had many run-ins with the law over the years.

In March, he was arrested for hitting a man over the head with a champagne bottle at an Atlanta nightclub. The man told police the incident occurred after he tried to strike up a conversation with the rapper.

In 2011, a judge ordered Mane to a psychiatric hospital.

In 2005, Mane was charged with murder in the shooting death of a man, but the charge was later dropped because of insufficient evidence.

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