According to a confirmed report from Billboard, Chicago rap star Polo G has been released on a $35K bond after being arrested for a concealed firearm in Los Angeles earlier this week. The charge is classified as a felony, and Polo faces a possible prison term if convicted
As previously reported, Polo G, whose real name is Taurus Bartlett, was arrested on Tuesday in Los Angeles when the vehicle he was riding in as a passenger was pulled over. When the police searched the vehicle, they found two loaded firearms. Bartlett, along with another juvenile in the vehicle, was arrested and charged along with the “Rapstar” emcee.
Barlett nor his lawyer have commented on the arrest. Bartlett is due back in court in L.A. to begin court proceedings on January 6.
Hiphopraisedmetheblog.com will update this story as more details develop.