Panda crooner Desiigner Arrested over Gun and Drugs Possession

Rapper Desiigner has been arrested in New York City. E! News can confirm the “Panda” performer, whose real name is Sidney Royel Selby III, was handcuffed along with four other people Thursday night after police were called about a traffic dispute near the Lincoln Tunnel.

Panda crooner Desiigner Arrested over Gun and Drugs Possession

New York authorities were notified around 9 p.m. of a white Range Rover with a passenger who allegedly flashed a firearm at a nearby car.

Police pulled the SUV over and found loose prescription drugs, marijuana and a gun inside. Desiigner was charged with criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree with a loaded firearm, possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell in plain view, criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree and menacing in the second degree.

The other four people were also charged with menacing with a firearm and possession of illegal substances. Currently, Desiigner has not posted bail and will head to court later this morning.

Two of the charges brought against Desiigner have been dropped, according to TMZ. The D.A. has decided not to pursue further legal action against the rapper over charges of criminal possession of a loaded weapon and criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell.

He still faces charges over criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree and menacing in the second degree.

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