Offset Arrested For Gun Possession; How Much of His Baby's Life Will He Miss?

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You know, there are constantly storries about celebs getting secretly married. They sound fake ... until we remember Cardi B marrying Offset in a secret ceremony and waiting like a year to tell the world.

Well, we wonder if Cardi might B having some second thoughts about that union ... because Offset, the father of her child, was just arrested.

We hate to sound judgmental, but ... why did he need to drive around with all of these guns?

Offset Mugshot

TMZ reports that Offset was arrested on Friday. The arrest followed the vehicle being pulled over just outside of Atlanta.

We should note that, while TMZ reports that the Migos rapper was pulled over for tinted windows, CBS 46 reports that the vehicle was pulled over for an improper lane change.

Whatever the reason, officers discovered three firearms in the vehicle -- alarming under any circumstances, but worse for Offset who is a convicted felon.

Offset now faces four charges, two of which are felonies.

The charges include possession of a firearm by a felon and possession of a weapon during a crime, which are both felonies.

Offset is also charged with possession of marijuana (one ounce or less) and an improper lane change.

Offset Image

Offset is reportedly being held without bond.

It is probably important to note that Offset has a lengthy criminal history.

At only 26 years of age, he has posed for more than a dozen mugshots since he turned 18. He is currently serving 5 years of probation.

One would hope that a successful career as a hip hop artist and, more importantly, welcoming the birth of his daughter with Cardi B just two weeks ago would have discouraged him from further criminal activity.

Unfortunately, based upon the charges that have been filed against him, it does not appear that he has learned that lesson.

(That said, obviously the marijuana charge, like all marijuana charges, is bogus in that plants shouldn't be illegal -- and, though we don't have all of the details, some say that a lane change should not land a guy behind bars)

Cardi B & Offset Image

Offset, whose real name is Kiari Kendrell Cephus, was pulled over with his bodyguard.

In addition to the three guns, he was in possession of $107,000 in cash.

That isn't criminal and may be standard in the hip hop world, but it's something that many police are trained to consider suspicious.

The traffic stop took place in Jonesboro, which is about 20 minutes or so outside of Atlanta.

The vehicle in question was a 2014 Porsche 911 Carrera.

Cardi B Rolling Stone Cover

Cardi B and Offset just welcomed the birth of their daughter, Kulture Kiari Cephus, earlier this month.

And ... we might not love Wendy Williams, but we absolutely believe in giving credit where credit is due.

Months ago, Wendy Williams predicted that Cardi B would be raising her baby alone.

As heartbreaking as it sounds, a lot of fans cannot help but wonder if Wendy was right after all.

Being charged with two felonies and a couple of other charges while on probation is ... not ideal. Especially when you have a rap sheet like Offset's.

Cardi B and Offset

That said, Cardi B is a rising star, and Offset is no pauper, either.

It seems likely that his attorneys will be able to get the charges reduced, at the very least.

In fact, if it weren't for his status as a felon on probation, we would predict that he wouldn't serve a day in jail after bond is posted.

But he is a felon, he is on probation, and he's being held without bond.

This situation may be familiar to Offset, but our hearts go out to Cardi and to their daughter.

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