A$AP Rocky was completely blindsided by cops after they confirmed up at a personal, LAX terminal and put him in handcuffs … all whereas a pregnant and equally shocked Rihanna regarded on.
Legislation enforcement sources inform us … cops selected to not give Rocky or his group a heads up. In truth, we're advised the arrest was greater than every week within the making.
There is a quite common process LAPD and different businesses make use of after they arrest a suspect … a voluntary give up. The cops would usually name the suspect's lawyer or different rep and organize for the suspect to show himself/herself in with out fanfare. That did not occur right here, and we're advised Rocky and his group cannot perceive why … it isn't like he would escape — and, by the best way, his girlfriend is within the third trimester of being pregnant.
Our legislation enforcement sources say the explanation they blindsided Rocky was as a result of they wished to see if they might discover the gun used within the capturing. As we reported, cops consider A$AP shot a person in Hollywood throughout an argument again in November. The bullet grazed the sufferer's hand. Cops wished to seek out the gun and frightened in the event that they gave Rocky a heads up, he would possibly 86 it. That is why they coordinated the arrest and the search of his residence so each went down on the identical time.
We're advised no less than 10 cops had been ready for Rocky when his personal jet pulled as much as the terminal … and that is after they cuffed him and took him away. Rihanna and Rocky had been on their approach again from Barbados.
We're additionally advised Rihanna wished to go by his place Wednesday morning and choose up a few of her stuff however cops would not let her in.
Rocky posted $550,000 bail Wednesday and was launched. The D.A. has the case, and will decide quickly on whether or not to file costs.