The Philly rapper was arrested for violating his probation, but is suspected in a murder and 2 other attempted murders.
Rapper Cassidy was arrested yesterday in Hackensack, New Jersey on several charges. The Philadelphia, Pennsylvania hip hop star, whose real name is Barry Reese, was arrested on a warrant for violating his probation, but was suspected in a murder and two attempted murders in Philly.
According to a few sources, the Philadelphia Police warrant squad reached out to Hackensack Police Department to inform them that Cassidy, who lives in the Jersey city, had a warrant out for his arrest. They notified the squad that Cassidy was considered “armed and dangerous” and that it was a “high-risk warrant.”
Police were dispatched and followed Cassidy as he went to a local convenience store, confirming his identity and conducting a “felony motor vehicle stop.” Hackensack police Lt. Timothy Lloyd commended the officers for doing “an outstanding job,” and claimed that Cassidy was “very surprised” that he was arrested.The 28-year-old is currently being held in the Bergen County Jail Annex and will be extradited to Philadelphia.