Coolio and his bodyguard were arrested at LAX on Saturday September 17th for allegedly trying to bring a loaded gun through security. According to TMZ, the rapper and his team were flagged by TSA as they went through security at LAX after x-rays revealed a gun in one of their bags.
Coolio’s bodyguard claimed possession of the bag, but a quick investigation determined that other items inside it belonged to the rapper who had already boarded a plane. Coolio was taken off the plane to join his bodyguard for questioning. He reportedly confessed to owning the bag and TSA determined that the gun had been stolen.
Both Coolio and his bodyguard were arrested for possession of a stolen loaded firearm. The rapper was hit with a possession of a firearm by a felon charge.