YoungBoy Never Broke Again Arrested in Utah on Charges Including Identity Fraud, Forgery, and More

Jail records showed that the 'Compliments of Grave Digger Mountain' artist was arrested on Tuesday.

NBA YoungBoy performing on stage with a microphone, wearing a white graphic sweatshirt and chain necklace
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NBA YoungBoy performing on stage with a microphone, wearing a white graphic sweatshirt and chain necklace

YoungBoy Never Broke Again was arrested in Utah on Tuesday and accused of identity fraud, forgery, and other alleged offenses.

As first reported by WBRZ, YoungBoy, who's been on house arrest, was taken in by local authorities on multiple charges. While additional info on the new arrest remained limited at the time of this writing, public jail records viewed by Complex showed that the Compliments of Grave Digger Mountain artist was arrested by the Cache County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday and booked around 6:30 p.m. local time.

Listed alleged offenses included pattern of unlawful activity, procuring or attempting to procure drugs, identify fraud, forgery, possession of controlled substances, and possession of a dangerous weapon.

Complex has reached out to a YoungBoy Never Broke Again rep for comment, as well as to the Cache County Sheriff's Office.

In July of last year, YoungBoy reflected on house arrest making him feel "so unhealthy" in an update posted to his cat Neon's IG account. Several months later, James P. Manasseh, a lawyer for YoungBoy, said in court docs that his client had been experiencing "great anxiety, depression, loss of weight, and sleep."

More recently, federal prosecutors accused YoungBoy of violating his house arrest terms ahead of a July-scheduled trial in a federal gun case.

Per Billboard, the Baton Rouge-born artist was accused by feds in February of violating a house arrest condition barring him from using or unlawfully possessing "a narcotic drug or other controlled substance."

The start of the federal trial, however, is expected to be pushed back in connection with a Second Amendment ruling from the Supreme Court.

Last November, Joe La Puma joined YoungBoy in Utah for a rare conversation and look inside his recording process for Complex.

"I learned it’s a demonic industry that I chose to be a part of," YoungBoy said at the time. "So it’s like, I accept it. I run with it. But don’t be a dummy at the same time. You gotta understand, they’re using me as entertainment and this shit becomes self-destruction too. 'Cause I ain’t an entertainer. You know, some shit can’t be spoke on. Why? Man, 'cause that shit, it's to be continued."

Revisit the full discussion here.

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