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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.

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16.

Home Skillet    

These fnckin' rappers are so stereotypical it's laughable. No wonder nobody has any respect whatsoever. Black community - they're making you guys look worse every day.

647 days ago
17.

Warren    

Another victim of the Cannabis Prohibition laws. The prohibition of Cannabis cause more harm to the people the government claims they are trying to protect. Who is the government really trying to protect to keep Cannabis illegal???

647 days ago
18.

Parker    

Who the Phk is lil scrappy and why should this be news...another uneducated piece of crap........that only the rap freaks would know!

647 days ago
19.

kola    

where is pimp mama now? who you gonna blame this on now. i feel sorry for erica for wanting to marry this loser, and then he was dating that thing sha from flavor flav, who wants to have one of those dirt bags that was evr with flavor flav, makes me want to vomit uh

647 days ago
20.

kola    

where is pimp mama now? who you gonna blame this on now. i feel sorry for erica for wanting to marry this loser, and then he was dating that thing sha from flavor flav, who wants to have one of those dirt bags that was evr with flavor flav, makes me want to vomit uh

647 days ago
21.

J    

We as a society have to legalize marijuana.

647 days ago
22.

Rossetta    

Gee, do you feel me..What a stupid fool....

647 days ago
23.

Aaron P    

Reality TV got his ass busted! If you are on probation, stay away from reality TV!!!

647 days ago
24.

Phishie from Philly    

Lil scrappy doesn't look happy.
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Phishie from Philly

647 days ago
25.

bigcasino    

lil crappy? big hit from 2006? lol. never heard of him

647 days ago
26.

Smarg    

Does he ever rap, "WHEY MAH CHECKS BE?? ODUMBO BE DONE PROMISED ME MAH CHECKS"??

647 days ago
27.

Who the Hell is Khloe    

Neva Eva....

647 days ago
28.

notalawyer    

I think this story was on CNN...

646 days ago
29.

Rich     

Another RAP CRAP bites the dust...it is a daily occurrence for these non-talented losers.

646 days ago
30.

Matt    

LEGALIZE ALREADY!!! End the madness!

646 days ago
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