NEW YORK (AP) – G-Unit rappers Lloyd Banks and Young Buck were
arrested on felony gun possession charges after a concert at
Madison Square Garden, police said.
Banks, whose real name is Chris Lloyde, and Young Buck, whose
real name is David Brown, were riding in a van with 10 other men
that allegedly ran a red light at about 11:30 p.m. Monday near the
corner of West 41st Street and Eighth Avenue, authorities said.
Police said one of the 12 men was carrying a loaded handgun and
another weapon was found on the floor of the van. All the occupants
were charged with gun possession.
Lloyde, 23, and Brown, 24, had just performed at nearby Madison
Square Garden on the “Anger Management 3” tour, which stars
Eminem and 50 Cent, another member of G-Unit.
Authorities said Lloyde and Brown were released without bail
Their lawyer, Scott Leemon, refused to comment.