What was to be an evening of celebration for Polo G in honor of the release of his latest album, Hall of fame, last Friday night ended with the Chicago rapper handcuffed in Miami and facing multiple charges. A local newsletter offered additional details regarding Polo’s arrest last weekend.
According to WPLG Local 10 in Miami on Saturday June 12, the media claim that, based on a police affidavit they obtained, the Polo G driver said the vehicle was pulled over for having tinted windows on the car they were in. were.
People in the car were pulled over on Biscayne Boulevard and the city’s 1st SE Street just before 1 a.m. on Saturday following a traffic stop due to the car’s windows being too dark. Police reportedly asked the driver to roll down the windows, but the driver reportedly refused. A passenger in the vehicle was reportedly heard to say that he did not want to roll down the windows because the car is bulletproof.
The report adds that the other passengers in the vehicle voluntarily exited, but Polo G, born Taurus Bartlett, had to be forced out of the car. Officers reportedly took the rapper out as he resisted, throwing punches and hitting an officer with his elbow.
Polo reportedly told the police, “I’m going to kill you, I swear I’ll use those fists to beat the [expletive] out of you and hit your [expletive] outside.”
Meanwhile, an officer claims to have suffered “multiple injuries, abrasion of the upper right part of the forehead, abrasion of the right chin area and a swollen and slightly bruised cheek area.”
Additionally, after police searched the vehicle that Polo was in, two guns were found in a black bag.
The 22-year-old artist was arrested and jailed at the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center in Miami. He was charged with resisting arrest, assaulting a police officer, criminal mischief, resisting arrest and threatening an official. He was released later Saturday after meeting a $ 19,500 bond.
Her 16-year-old brother has also reportedly been taken into police custody and has since been released.
The Miami Police Department revealed via social media over the weekend that an investigation had been opened into Polo Gthe arrest. The law enforcement agency said it was reviewing camera footage of the incident to ensure police were following department policies.
Polo G’s mother and manager Stacia Mac has opened up about the incident on her social media accounts, mobilizing fans of her son to contact the police after his arrest. Mac claimed her youngest son had been taken into custody and officers would not reveal their locations. She also shared video footage of the scene via Instagram, which appears to show numerous police cars at the scene and dozens of officers. WPLG Local 10 reports that nearly a dozen officers were at the scene.
After Polo tied the knot on Saturday night, he also took to Twitter to weigh in on the situation. “[One] officers have told us they have been on us since we got off our jet … “he wrote, suggesting the police have been on their heels since arriving in town.” They are playing game. Miami and it’s been shit been like that for a minute. “
XXL contacted the Miami-Dade Police Department for comment on this matter.
Consult the report linked to Polo Garrest below.
These rappers have been in serious trouble with the police.