BEVERLY HILLS—Jonathan Lyndale Kirk, 29, known as musician, DaBaby was detained by the Beverly Hills Police Department and arrested on Thursday, January 7 for allegedly possessing a loaded concealed weapon.
According to reports from the BHPD, the rapper was at the Gucci store located on the 300 block of Rodeo Drive around 4:30 p.m. when security personal called the station to report that several men were walking around the store and noticed that one of the men had a firearm in his waistband.
When officers arrived on the scene, a group of male individuals were entering a vehicle and were preparing to leave the location. Officers approached the men and after an investigation, police reported a 9mm handgun was discovered.
According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, DaBaby was arrested and released on a $35,000 bond and is expected to be in court on Monday, January 11. The other men in his entourage were released. Kirk was arrested in Miami in January 2020 for allegedly assaulting a music promoter.
The rapper has won a BET Award for Best Male Hip Hop Artist in 2020 and was nominated six times for a Grammy Award. Hit songs include “Rockstar,” “Bop,” and “Suge.”