NLE Choppa says he was set up by police officers when he was arrested on Sunday last (March 28). Share this:
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Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window) The police say Choppa told them that he jumped the fence to get a watch from a car in the lot. The Memphis rapper, whose real name is Bryson Potts, was arrested in Florida and charged with burglary, possession of a firearm without a permit, possession of Xanax, and possession of marijuana under 20 grams. “This case will be beat and I will walk away a free man, remember it’s innocent until proven guilty not guilty until proven innocent.”
Choppa also said he felt he was a target because of the person he was. Am. “to begin when you start changing lives around you and began to stand for something deep in your purpose, you become a target to a certain group of people and also the devil.”
The police allegations are that NLE Choppa and another man were captured on surveillance video wearing ski masks and jumping over a gate at the Superior Towing Company tow yard around 2. The items, which include “Choppa Free” hoodies and tees, were dropped along with a video for a new single, which shows footage of him walking out of jail. NLE Choppa, however, is disputing the Police charges as he says it was all a setup and that the drugs were planted on him. The car was towed earlier in the day; however, at the time of the men jumping the fence, the car was not there. “During this arrest I was setup, substances were planted on me that I don’t consume/use/own, my name was lied upon, and I was mistreated in the process,” he said on Thursday on his official Instagram account. Meanwhile, NLE Choppa announced that he was selling merchandise printed with a photo of his mugshot.