DJ THE ALCHEMIST, and Mobb Deep's Prodigy were arrested for gun possession early yesterday morning (26OCT06), after police pulled them over in New York for making an illegal U-turn. Officers initially stopped their vehicle for the traffic violation, but on closer inspection found a firearm hidden in the glove compartment of the Chevy Suburban, according to reports on Both rap stars - real names ALAN 'THE ALCHEMIST' MAMAN and ALBERT 'PRODIGY' JOHNSON - were charged with illegal possession of a weapon, and subsequently released on $7,500 (GBP4,000) bail.