FAYETTE COUNTY, Ga. — Rick Ross has been arrested again in the Atlanta area, but this time it is not just a simple marijuana charge.
The rap mogul was arrested in Fayette County along with his his bodyguard on charges of kidnapping, aggravated assault and aggravated battery, all felonies.
According to police sources, Ross was having work done on the property he bought in Fayette County and allegedly got into a fight with one of the workers and pistol-whipped him, WSB-TV reports.
Ross, born William Leonard Roberts II, is being held at the Fayette County jail for an initial appearance and bond hearing, according to the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, which assisted the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office in Wednesday’s arrest.
The Miami-raised musician purchased the Fayetteville mega-mansion that once belonged to boxing legend Evander Holyfield.
This represents the second time inside a month that Ross was arrested in Fayette County.
Ross was arrested two weeks ago on a misdemeanor marijuana charge in Fayette County. Ross also has weed-related arrests in Miami in 2008, in Louisiana in 2011 and in North Carolina in 2013.