Rapper Cassidy, born Barry Reese, has been laying low, but maybe because the police has been watching his New Jersey home and considered him a high-risk. The rapper was arrested Saturday (May 14) afternoon after police, who had been watching his home, followed him to a local convenient store. When Cassidy departed the store, police moved in and conducted a vehicle search due to his parole violation, which led to the real reason behind his arrest, he is a suspect in a murder charge, plus two attempted murder charges, all in Philadelphia. Considered armed and dangerous, Hackensack, NJ police Lt. Timothy Lloyd told sources, “Reese was very surprised.