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North Carolina rapper Petey Pablo was arrested Saturday after authorities say he attempted to sneak a handgun onto an airplane.

Pablo, real name Moses Barrett II, was taken into custody on September 11 after Transportation Security Administration at the Raleigh-Durham International Airport found a concealed weapon in his carry-on luggage.

The rapper, who is said to have been on his way to the Video Music Awards in L.A., has been charged with carrying a concealed weapon, possession of a firearm by a felon, and possession of a stolen firearm.

The 37-year-old was released on $50,000 bond and will appear in court on Monday.

Pablo is best known for his hits “Raise Up” in 2001 and “Freek A Leek” in 2004.”

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