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Bankroll Freddie arrested on drug, weapons charges

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Marion, Arkansas – After being arrested on federal drug and weapons charges, Rapper Bankroll Freddie was in an Arkansas jail Friday.

According to officials, the 27-year-old performer, known off stage as Freddie Demarus Gladney of Conway, Arkansas, was arrested about 6:30 p.m.

According to the Arkansas State, on Thursday during a traffic stop for speeding on Interstate 55 in Marion, Arkansas, almost 20 miles from Memphis, Tennessee.

A gun, 21 pounds of marijuana and 171 grams of the prescription sedative promethazine were found during a search of Freddie’s pickup truck, said Arkansas State Police spokesman Bill Sadler.

Freddie was booked into the Crittenden County Detention Center on state drug and weapons charges and held for the FBI on equivalent federal charges.

 

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