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MTV’s Making the Band 2 star Chopper arrested on sex trafficking charges

Former MTV star Chopper has been arrested on felony sex trafficking charges.

The 35-year-old rapper,  who appeared on Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs’ present Making the Band 2, was taken into custody in Maryland earlier this month and is being extradited to Las Vegas to face charges, in line with a report by TMZ on Monday.

Legal paperwork obtained by the media outlet acknowledged that Chopper used Instagram to contact an undercover vice detective in Nevada, who was posing as a sex employee. 

Facing charges: Former MTV star Chopper has been arrested on felony sex trafficking charges

Facing charges: Former MTV star Chopper has been arrested on felony sex trafficking charges

The Da Band alum – actual identify: Kevin Barnes – allegedly direct-messaged the undercover officer with a suggestion to make money via prostitution.

The detective additionally discovered a number of posts on the actuality star’s Instagram account through which he confirmed off his wealth and alluded to being a ‘pimp’.

In one picture, Chopper was seen making a telephone name whereas seated on a personal jet.

Arrested: According to a report by TMZ on Monday, the 35-year-old rapper, who appeared on Sean 'Diddy' Combs' show Making the Band 2, was taken into custody in Maryland earlier this month and is being extradited to Las Vegas to face charges. Seen in 2005

Arrested: According to a report by TMZ on Monday, the 35-year-old rapper, who appeared on Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs’ present Making the Band 2, was taken into custody in Maryland earlier this month and is being extradited to Las Vegas to face charges. Seen in 2005

‘sending em,’ he wrote in the caption of the put up, together with emojis of a money bag and a crown.

After discovering social media proof of a possible sex trafficking operation, the undercover officer launched a full  investigation of the tv character.

The paperwork acknowledged that Chopper known as the undercover officer and ‘bragged about frequent journey and having seven properties throughout the nation, together with one in Las Vegas.’

Undercover: Legal documents obtained by the media outlet stated that Chopper used Instagram to contact an undercover vice detective in Nevada, who was posing as a sex worker. The Da Band alum allegedly direct-messaged the undercover officer with an offer to make money through prostitution Pictured in 2005

Undercover: Legal paperwork obtained by the media outlet acknowledged that Chopper used Instagram to contact an undercover vice detective in Nevada, who was posing as a sex employee. The Da Band alum allegedly direct-messaged the undercover officer with a suggestion to make money via prostitution Pictured in 2005

He additionally allegedly cautioned the detective that Las Vegas was not ‘a protected place to do business as a result of regulation enforcement was cracking down.’

Chopper allegedly performed a telephone interview with the undercover officer, through which he stated he would ‘make them a part of his “team” and “stable.”‘ 

The secret agent acknowledged that Chopper turned aggressive throughout the name and was ‘ordering them round like he would possibly do to a sex employee.’

Social media evidence: The detective also found several posts on the reality star's Instagram account in which he showed off his wealth and alluded to being a 'pimp'

Social media proof: The detective additionally discovered a number of posts on the actuality star’s Instagram account through which he confirmed off his wealth and alluded to being a ‘pimp’

Under suspicion: After discovering social media evidence of a potential sex trafficking operation, the undercover officer launched a full-on investigation of the television personality

Under suspicion: After discovering social media proof of a possible sex trafficking operation, the undercover officer launched a full-on investigation of the tv character

He additionally allegedly instructed the officer to pack their luggage, go to the airport and meet him in Charlotte, North Carolina, the place they’d be a part of his ‘steady’.

The undercover detective acknowledged that they stalled by telling Chopper that they had been afraid to go away house.

According to paperwork, Chopper allegedly tried to ‘verbally drive them to make the journey, getting offended and demanding a $2,000 price.’

Allegations: Chopper allegedly conducted a phone interview with the undercover officer, in which he said he would 'make them part of his

Allegations: Chopper allegedly performed a telephone interview with the undercover officer, through which he stated he would ‘make them a part of his “team” and “stable.”‘

With the rapper’s alleged Instagram direct messages, his social media posts, the telephone name and the $2,000 price demand, the undercover detective acknowledged that they’d gathered sufficient proof to arrest him on felony sex trafficking charges. 

Representatives for Chopper haven’t but offered an announcement. 

Chopper starred in three seasons of Making the Band 2 from 2002 to 2004.

In the actuality present, Diddy searched the nation for proficient rappers and singers with a purpose to create a brand new hip-hop group.

Chopper was chosen for the new group Da Band together with Sara Stokes, Dylan Dilinjah, Frederick ‘Freddy P’ Watson, Lloyd ‘Ness’ Mathis and Lynese ‘Babs’ Wiley.

Reality star: Chopper starred in three seasons of Making the Band 2 from 2002 to 2004

Reality star: Chopper starred in three seasons of Making the Band 2 from 2002 to 2004

Diddy dissolved Da Band at the finish of the third season however he signed Chopper, who’s often known as ‘Young City’, to his label Bad Boy South as a solo recording artist.

The New Orleans native later launched his single Lil Daddy, which was featured on the soundtrack of the 2005 movie Hustle & Flow.

Chopper went on to tour with Chris Brown and Trey Songz in 2004.

However, he has confronted a number of authorized woes over the years together with being arrested on theft and gun charges.

In 2012, Chopper instructed MTV that he had requested Diddy to launch him from his contract in 2005.

He additionally stated that he was shot at a Michigan gasoline station throughout an tried theft whereas he was sitting in his Lamborghini forward of a 2012 live performance in Chicago.

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