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Local rapper arrested on drug charges at concert venue in Akron

Posted at 2:29 PM, Nov 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-17 14:29:16-05

A local rapper was arrested Thursday night at a concert venue in Akron.

According to a news release from the U.S. Marshals Service, 22-year-old Damen Winning was taken into custody at the Vortex Concert Club on charges of drug trafficking out of Portage County.

Police said Winning was carrying a gun, drugs, cash and a drug scale on him when he was arrested.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is considering filing additional charges against Winning since he is a felon and was found with a handgun, authorities said.