BATON ROUGE, LA – Baton Rouge rapper Webbie
was arrested on Wednesday (July 5) following a domestic dispute with his girlfriend and subsequently hospitalized for an unknown condition. Baton Rouge Police charged the Trill Entertainment rapper with strangulation, false imprisonment and second-degree battery, according to WBRZ
Officers were called to a Comfort Inn around 5 a.m. this morning due to an altercation between Webbie, whose real name is Webster Gradney Jr., and his girlfriend. The victim told police the 31-year-old choked and struck her repeatedly while refusing to let her leave their room.
“The victim advised [Gradney] and his entourage held her against her will in [the room] for approximately two hours and took her cell phone away from her,” the probable cause report states, according to WAFB
. “The victim advised every time she would try to run out of the room, [Gradney] would catch her and hit her with his fist or the belt.”
Webbie remains in the custody of police while being treated for the unspecified condition at a local hospital. Check out his affidavit below.