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Authorities are looking Juelz Santana after a gun was allegedly found in his luggage during TSA screenings.
Sources say the Dipset member ran from Newark Airport after the gun was discovered in his bag. Though his name wasn’t released due to privacy laws, it is under the assumption that people at the airport recognized him before he fled.
Santana, whose real name is LaRon Louis James, was going through the screening at Terminal C about 6 p.m. when sources said agents discovered the firearm.
Sources said that once the “Love and Hip-Hop: New York” star was detected by authorities, he took off running and may have gotten in a taxi.
Port Authority Police Department detectives are currently looking for the Harlem-born performer, according to sources.
The TSA didn’t reveal the name of the rapper, citing privacy laws, but said that a passenger going through screening around that time had a gun in his bag. When the passenger realized the gun had been found, the TSA said the man left the airport, leaving his luggage and gun behind.
NBC 4 New York has reached out representatives for Santana seeking comment.