Rapper Petey Pablo arrested at NC airport on charges he had gun in carry-on luggageBy AP
Saturday, September 11, 2010
Rapper Petey Pablo arrested at NC airport
RALEIGH, N.C. — Officials say rapper Petey Pablo has been arrested at a North Carolina airport on gun charges.
Raleigh-Durham International Airport spokeswoman Mindy Hamlin says 37-year-old Petey Pablo — whose real name is Moses Barrett III — was arrested Saturday morning. He is charged with being a felon with a gun and carrying a concealed, stolen weapon.
Hamlin says Transportation Security Administration agents found a gun in the rapper’s carry-on luggage.
Petey Pablo was released on $50,000 bail and is scheduled to appear in court Monday. A phone listing could not be found for his residence in nearby Knightdale.
Petey Pablo is best known for the songs “Raise Up” and “Freek-a-Leek.”
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