Vic Mensa was arrested over felony possession of brass knuckles, according to TMZ. Vic was reportedly riding a motorcycle in Glendale, California when he was pulled over by authorities for allegedly making an “unsafe turn.” Officers proceed to pat Mensa down and found in his possession a set of brass knuckles. Perhaps unbeknownst to the Chicago-bred artist, brass knuckles are banned in California although legal in most other states.
In most states, brass knuckles are considered legal, but in are banned in California. Police booked the artist for felony possession of brass knuckles and afterwards released Mensa on a $20,000 bond. Police then decline to ticket him for the unsafe turn.