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Fetty Wap Arrested for DWI, Reckless Endangerment After Allegedly Street Racing

Fetty Wap backstage at Gramercy Theatre on October 29, 2017 in New York City.Johnny Nunez/WireImage

Fetty Wap was arrested for street racing and driving while intoxicated in the early morning hours of Friday, November 3, the NYPD confirms to Us Weekly.

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According to law enforcement, police spotted a black 2012 Mercedes “driving recklessly at a high rate of speed … while racing another vehicle” on Brooklyn’s Gowanus Expressway at around 1:20 a.m. ET. The car was traveling at 105 mph in a 50 mph zone.

After police stopped the vehicle, the driver was identified as the rapper, whose legal name is Willie Maxwell.

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The NYPD tells Us that the 26-year-old “presented the officers with a suspended New Jersey license, and he exhibited signs of intoxication.” He blew a .09 after consenting to a field test, and was taken into custody.

Wap is facing 15 charges: reckless endangerment, illegal speed contest, operating a motor vehicle with .08 of 1 percent alcohol, DWI, reckless driving, aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle, motor vehicle license violation, moving from lane unsafely, following too close, illegal signal, driving while alcohol impaired and four counts of a speed violation.

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According to WABC, he will be arraigned in Brooklyn later on Friday.

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