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Rapper Yung Berg Arrested on Gun and Marijuana Charges

August 11, 2008, 4:41 am GMT

He and four of his friends were all arrested early Saturday morning, August 9 in New York City on gun and marijuana charges following a dispute with an unidentified limousine driver.

Yung Berg

Yung Berg was arrested early Saturday morning, August 9 in New York City on gun and marijuana charges. His arrest was first reported by Urban411.com but the site had no details on the encounter.

TMZ, elsewhere, reported on its site that Berg's arrest occurred after a limousine driver filed a complaint with police claiming he got into a dispute with Yung Berg and his entourage of four people. Following an investigation, police then arrested Berg and his companions and charged them all with criminal possession of a weapon, criminal possession of marijuana and menacing.

The Saturday arrest wasn't Berg's first though. He was arrested in Miami late last year for marijuana possession.

The hip-hop recording artist catapulted to fame with his first single "Sexy Lady" which features R'n'B singer Junior. Kicking off his singing career at the age of 15, he was formerly affiliated with DMX's Bloodline Records.

Berg in the meantime is on a promotional tour in support of his latest album titled "Look What You Made Me". The set will hit stores on Tuesday, August 12.

No word has been given by his camp on his arrest.

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