Three men, including two Atlanta rappers, have been arrested on theft charges after $4,000 in activated Home Depot gift cards were taken from a Norcross store and exchanged for cash in DeKalb County.
Jalen Darden, Kelderick Giles and Evan Griffin were arrested on Thursday and each posted $11,200 bond the same day. Giles and Griffin are also known as Bally Benjamin and Stunt McLovin, rappers in the hip-hop duo Cool Amerika. Darden’s connection to Giles and Griffin is not immediately clear.
A booking agent for Cool Amerika did not immediately respond to a request for comment.Gwinnett County police issued warrants for Darden, Giles and Griffin last week. A Home Depot clerk had previously admitted to colluding on the scheme to steal the gift cards.