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YBN Almighty Jay turns himself into LAPD over felony theft case

The rapper continues to deny the allegations against him.


After being named a suspect for felony grand theft, YBN Almighty Jay has turned himself into authorities, TMZ reports.

On Tuesday (Feb. 26), the 19-year-old rapper was spotted walking into the LAPD and denied the accusations made against him. As previously reported, Almighty Jay has been under investigation for felony theft stemming from a robbery involving New Jersey rapper Skinnyfromthe9 earlier this month. Law enforcement named him as a suspect after he was spotted on surveillance footage at the scene of the crime in Chatsworth, CA.

TMZ obtained the footage which shows two men approaching the Skinnyfromthe9 in his Range Rover. An altercation ensues and the men reportedly made off with a $40k chain, $20k Rolex and $20k cash. Almighty Jay admitted he is one of the men seen in the video, but told TMZ he had nothing to do with the theft.

"I ain't guilty. I ain't do s—t," he told the site. "I got accused of s—t I ain't do. I ain't do s—t. I didn't do anything at all."

On Tuesday (Feb. 19), Almighty Jay addressed the theft reports on Instagram Live. "Suck my d—k bro, for real. Police ass s—t niggas doing, man. Niggas is police, facts. What's wrong with niggas? Niggas trying to get me booked. Niggs is police," he told his 1.1. million followers. "And TMZ, WorldStar, suck my f—king d—k. Y'all niggas police too my nigga," he stated.

According to TMZ, the Texas native has hired a lawyer and he is expected to be booked for grand theft. Keep reading to see the video TMZ captured of Almighty Jay denying his involvement.

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