Rapper Soulja Boy Charged in Connection with Possessing Stolen Huntington Beach Police Gun

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Rapper Soulja Boy attends BET’s “Music Moguls” premiere event at 1OAK on June 27, 2016, in West Hollywood. (Credit: Maury Phillips / Getty Images for BET)

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Rapper Soulja Boy has been charged with illegally possessing firearms, including a stolen Huntington Beach Police gun, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Monday.

Soulja Boy, whose real name is DeAndre Cortez Way, was arrested at his Hollywood Hills home on Dec. 15 after police found him with a .45 caliber Glock 21 handgun and a Mini Draco AR-IS assault rifle, officials said.

He has been charged with one count each of possession of an assault weapon, possession of a firearm in violation of probation, unlawful firearm activity and misdemeanor receiving stolen property. DA officials said the handgun was reported stolen out of a Huntington Beach police vehicle.

Soulja Boy, 26, pleaded not guilty Monday and faces more than four years in prison if convicted as charged.

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