Quando Rondo Arrested on Federal Drug Charges in Georgia


The Savannah rapper was taken into custody on Dec. 8.

Quando Rondo

Jimmy Fontaine

Quando Rondo was arrested on federal drug charges on Friday night (Dec. 8) in his hometown of Savannah, Georgia.

The 24-year-old rapper, whose real name is Tyquian Terrel Bowman, was taken into custody by the FBI after being pulled over in a vehicle, according to ABC’s Savannah affiliate WJCL. The Savannah police served as the arresting agency.

Quando’s car was reportedly pulled over around midnight with the intention of arresting the rapper and not because of a traffic violation. None of the other people in the vehicle were taken into custody.

A Savannah Police Department spokesperson told WJCL that the rapper, who was a passenger in the vehicle, was arrested without incident. He is expected to appear in court next week, according to Rolling Stone.

Quando’s arrest arrives nearly six months after he 18 others were indicted on drug and gang charges in Savannah. He is accused of being a manager of the Rollin’ 60s street gang, and conspiring with others to distribute marijuana and to buy hydrocodone pills, the Associated Press reported in June.

He was released on a $100,000 bond shortly after being jailed.

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