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Lil Scrappy

ARRESTED

In Atlanta

10/1/2012 4:17 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Rapper Lil Scrappy -- the guy behind the 2006 hit "Money in the Bank" -- was arrested in Atlanta, Georgia earlier today for violating his probation ... TMZ has learned.

TMZ obtained photos of the 28-year-old rapper being taken into custody on the side of the road ... where he was handcuffed.

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Scrappy -- real name Darryl Kevin Richardson II -- was booked at the DeKalb County Jail. 

According to his booking sheet, he was listed at 5'10" and 185 lbs.

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4:30 PM PT -- We've learned ... Scrappy is on probation stemming from a marijuana conviction in 2008.

He was sentenced to 5 years probation for the weed bust ... and was ordered to abstain from the use or possession of any alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs.

He was also ordered to complete an alcohol/drug education program and was ordered to perform 240 hours of community service.

According to official records ... at the time Scrappy was arrested for weed, he was also popped for carrying a concealed weapon, obstruction of officers and fighting. He was sentenced to 1 year probation for each of those offenses, but they ran concurrently.

48 COMMENTS

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1.

sidithers    

Why doesnt a rapper ever go by the name Lil POS

564 days ago
2.

sweetthing    

Looks like Lil Scrappy might have got scrapped.

564 days ago
3.

TMZ_Admin    

On the bright side, that half circle mustache will probably wash right off.

564 days ago
4.

Alia    

let me guess Lil Scooby is the other part of this dynamic rap duo... seriously who is he and who cares?

564 days ago
5.

Mumra the Ever Living    

Oh no, not LITTLE SCRAPPY!!!!
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HOnest to God TMZ, who the fuque cares.

563 days ago
6.

paul a.    

Do you think MLK's "I have a dream" speech would have been different if he had known about rappers?

563 days ago
7.

The New Improved Sock Puppet    

Lil Scrappy? Had a song in 2006? Tell ya what, there's a guy lives down the street from me who stole a bottle of wine last week. You can put him on your website too. Last time I saw the guy he was singing karaoke.

563 days ago
8.

Joao    

Yikes, Atlanta appears to be the capital of Black celebrity thuggery and ill repute.

563 days ago
9.

aquanet    

Whats will all the rap reporting? WHen did TMZ become The Source?

563 days ago
10.

Bitch please    

Shocking another rapper arrested ..... NOT!

563 days ago
11.

annoyed in SF    

weed???? seriously?

563 days ago
12.

Kimo    

WHO CARES

563 days ago
13.

MszMax    

This is such BS that it makes me wonder about our so called System! Really . . . . .hhhmmmm

563 days ago
14.

MrCrowley73    

Is there anybody out there that really gives a f@ck about this piece of sh@t?I mean really?

563 days ago
15.

latestdiets.net    

is his brother Lil Scoobie?

563 days ago
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