Chicago, IL native Lil Reese was recently arrested on an outstanding warrant that stemmed from charges in 2012 of mob action, battery, and trespassing.
The rapper was arrested over this past weekend when police found him sleeping in his car. According to reports by the Chicago Tribune, the warrant was issued for Lil Reese’s arrest on last week. The legal trouble extended from a case in 2012 that included mob activity, battery, and trespassing in a house that was occupied.
Reese was found sleeping in his car at 4 a.m. on this past Sunday morning and was subsequently arrested. He is currently being held on a $100,000 bond.
Reese has had trouble with the law in the past. In 2010, he plead guilty to burglary charges and received a 2 year probated sentence. At the beginning of this month the rapper was charged with driving without a driver’s license, not having insurance and was issued a citation for a moving violation.
Lil Reese broke into the rap game and made his mark as a feature on Chief Keef’s joint, “I Don’t Like”. Reese signed with Def Jam Records in 2012, and the record label released the following statement.
“Lil Reese brings a gritty, authentic perspective to life on the streets of Chicago,” Def Jam president Joie Manda said in a statement after the signing. “Artists like Reese are part of our lifeblood here at Def Jam, where we not only cherish our heritage as the definitive label in Hip Hop, but seek out, sign and develop the freshest talent our culture has to offer.”