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Roddy Ricch arrested with gun, high capacity ammo magazine: NYPD

Roddy Ricch arrested with gun, high capacity ammo magazine: NYPD

Grammy-winning rapper Roddy Ricch was arrested with a gun — and an extended magazine — at a security checkpoint before performing at the Governor’s Ball at Citi Field on Saturday night, cops say.

The 23-year-old rapper, real name Rodrick Moore, was in a 2020 black Cadillac Escalade with two other men who were stopped at a security checkpoint around 6:20 p.m. – just hours before the event started – when an employee with a private security company hired for the Queens concert spotted the Canik 9mm under a seat, police say.

Authorities also found an extended magazine containing nine rounds, a police spokesperson said.

“The reason we are doing these checkpoints is expressly for that purpose. We don’t want people bringing guns into this place,” an NYPD official told the Post on Sunday.

The rapper was arrested just before performing at the Governor's Ball at Citi Field.
The rapper was arrested just before performing at the Governor’s Ball at Citi Field.
Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images for Governors Ball
A sign announcing that Roddy Ricch's set had been canceled due to the arrest.
A sign announcing that Roddy Ricch’s set had been canceled due to the arrest.

Moore of Los Angeles has been charged with felony possession of a weapon, possession of a large capacity ammunition feeder and possession of an illegal feeder, cops said.

Carlos Collins, 57, of NJ and Michael Figueroa, 46, of Brooklyn also face firearms charges, cops said.

Moore – who won a Grammy for Best Rap Performance in 2020 and has been nominated for a Best Music award 10 times – was scheduled to perform at the popular event on Saturday.

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