The 22-year-old, whose actual identify is Taurus Bartlett, faces 5 prices together with battery on a police officer, threatening a public servant, resisting an officer with violence, resisting an officer with out violence and felony mischief, jail information present.
Miami Police tweeted on Saturday morning that it “is aware of the incident involving Mr. Taurus Bartlett, also known as Polo G, and another male juvenile. We will provide updates as they become available.”
“The department has initiated a review of this incident, which will include an examination of all camera footage to ensure adherence to departmental policy and law,” mentioned a second tweet from MPD.
No info was supplied relating to the circumstances of Bartlett’s arrest.
Stacia Mac, Bartlett’s mom, tweeted to Miami Police on Saturday morning to say: “WHERE ARE MY SONS?! WHERE IS MY MINOR SON??! ANSWER THAT!!!”
“None of these charges would be possible if the POLICE did not make contact with my son Polo G!!! He was NOT the driver. He was a PASSENGER in a professionally licensed vehicle with security. He was moving smart and correctly. What more could he have done,” mentioned the rapper’s mom.
Bartlett is at present being held on $19,500 bond at Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center, jail information present.
Since his debut in 2019, Bartlett has had 10 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart together with his April 2021 single, “Rapstar,” which debuted at primary on the Hot 100 chart, in response to Billboard’s chart historical past.
CNN has reached out to Bartlett’s legal professional and publicist however has not but heard again.