LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rapper Soulja Boy was charged on Monday with possessing an assault weapon and receiving stolen property following a December raid at his Hollywood home by police, Los Angeles prosecutors said.
The rapper, whose real name is DeAndre Cortez Way, was also charged with being in possession of a firearm while on probation, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.
He faces up to four years in prison if convicted on all of the charges at trial.
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Prosecutors say Way was arrested at his home on Dec. 15 after police found him in possession of a Mini Draco AR-15 assault weapon and a Glock handgun.
One of the firearms had been stolen from a Huntington Beach police vehicle, the district attorney's office said.
(Reporting by Dan Whitcomb; Editing by Tom Brown)