Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame real name Juaquin Malphurs was arrested on today (Friday, October 10, 2014) on gun possession at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
Reportedly the rapper was accidentally ‘packing heat’ when he made the mistake of grabbing his wife, Tammy Rivera’s bag when heading to the airport, according to sources.
Waka Flocka was arrested for carrying the handgun which was discovered during the airport security scan.
The rapper didn’t have a permit and was charged with carrying a weapon in a prohibited location.
Flocka was taken to Clayton County jail on the handgun charge.
[Update: TSA Shares Pistol Photo]
TSA shared the following photo on their Instagram of the pistol that was found inside the bag that was in Waka Flocka’s possession.
#TSACatch – This 5.7X28mm pistol was discovered in a carry-on bag today at the #Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson (#ATL) International Airport. It was loaded with 29 rounds plus one in the chamber. This could have been legally packed in checked baggage. Learn more about traveling with firearms at TSA.gov.