1. Beanie Sigel Faces Drug & Weapon Charges

    August 29, 2012 3:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 ESSINGTON, Pa. (AP) - Rapper Beanie Sigel was arrested Wednesday on weapon and drug violations during a traffic stop, just two weeks before he is scheduled to report to prison for failing to file taxes, state police said. The 38-year-old rapper, who ...

  2. Beanie Sigel: Two Years for Tax Evasion

    July 12, 2012 4:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Roc the Mic" rapper Beanie Sigel was sentenced to a two-year prison sentence today (July 12) in a Philadelphia court for failing to file federal income tax returns. Born Dwight Grant, Sigel was charged with owing the IRS $728,536 between ...

  3. Beanie Sigel Charged with Tax Fraud in Pennsylvania

    October 06, 2010 11:31 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Beanie Sigel is facing criminal charges for alleged tax fraud. Federal prosecutors in Philadelphia say the entertainer born Dwight Grant made $1.5 million from 2002 to 2004, but filed no tax returns. Sigel has served time on drug and weapons ...

  4. Beanie Sigel Sent Back To Jail

    March 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rap star Beanie Sigel has returned to prison. Rap star Beanie Sigel has returned to prison. A federal judge in Philadelphia sentenced Sigel to three months in prison Friday after authorities say he gave a false urine sample to probation officials. O ...

  5. Beanie Sigel Jailed For Giving False Urine Sample

    March 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A federal judge in Philadelphia sentenced rapper Beanie Sigel on Friday to three months in prison after authorities said he had given a false urine sample to probation officials. Sigel, whose real name is Dwight Grant, had been serving a six-month ...

  6. Sigel Gets Day In Jail On Probation Violation

    January 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beanie Sigel was found guilty Wednesday of a second probation violation for taking a trip to Atlantic City, N.J., and for being in contact with a convicted felon. Beanie Sigel was found guilty Wednesday of a second probation violation for taking a t ...

  7. Theft Charge Withdrawn Against Beanie Sigel

    October 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Philadelphia prosecutors withdrew charges today (Oct. 18) against Beanie Sigel after the rapper resolved a dispute over a rental car he had kept long past its return date. Philadelphia prosecutors withdrew charges today (Oct. 18) against Beanie Sige ...

  8. Rapper Beanie Sigel Back In Court

    February 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A judge extended Beanie Sigel's supervised release after the rapper was questioned in federal court about a positive drug test and association with convicted felons. A judge extended Beanie Sigel's supervised release after the rapper was q ...

  9. Beanie Sigel Shot During Attempted Robbery

    May 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beanie Sigel, the popular rapper who has been shadowed by his violent past, was wounded by gunfire during an attempted robbery earlier today (May 25). Beanie Sigel, the popular rapper who has been shadowed by his violent past, was wounded by gunfire ...

  10. Sigel Gets Probation In Assault Case

    January 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Beanie Sigel, the rapper who has sold hundreds of thousands of records glamorizing a criminal lifestyle, was convicted of assault today (Jan. 10) in Philadelphia for a fight in 2003. Beanie Sigel, the rapper who has sold hundreds of thousands of rec ...

  11. Beanie Sigel Briefly Jailed In Philly

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rapper Beanie Sigel was briefly jailed today (Nov. 10) in Philadelphia until he paid $26,000 in child support. Rapper Beanie Sigel was briefly jailed today (Nov. 10) in Philadelphia until he paid $26,000 in child support. Sigel, 31, spent about an h ...

  12. Beanie Sigel Acquitted On Murder Charge

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Beanie Sigel was acquitted today (Sept. 26) in Philadelphia on charges he shot and nearly killed a man two years ago on a crowded city street. Rapper Beanie Sigel was acquitted today (Sept. 26) in Philadelphia on charges he shot and nearly ki ...

  13. Sigel's Attempted Murder Trial Gets Underway

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Just weeks after leaving federal prison, rapper Beanie Sigel was back in Philadelphia court yesterday (Sept. 21) defending himself on charges he shot and nearly killed a man two years ago on a crowded Just weeks after leaving federal prison, rapper ...

  14. Beanie Sigel Gets Year In Prison

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Beanie Sigel was sentenced to a year in federal prison in Philadelphia on Friday, on a gun-possession charge stemming from a traffic stop. Sigel, 30, could have received more than three years, Rapper Beanie Sigel was sentenced to a year in fe ...

  15. Beanie Sigel Prepares For Prison

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Prior to receiving an expected prison sentence today (Oct. 8) of about three years for drugs and weapons charges, Beanie Sigel has worked overtime to complete a new album, "The B-Coming," the sequel t Like a man given only a few months to ...

  16. Beanie Sigel Cleared To Attend Treatment

    September 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jailed rapper Beanie Sigel can attend a residential treatment program for substance abuse and anger management while awaiting his federal drug and weapons trial, a federal judge ruled. Jailed rapper Beanie Sigel can attend a residential treatment pr ...

  17. Incarceration To Keep Sigel Off The Road

    July 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Despite a plea from his mentor and fellow hip-hop artist Jay-Z, rapper Beanie Sigel was ordered held without bond yesterday (July 15) in Philadelphia, pending trial on a federal weapons charge. Despite a plea from his mentor and fellow hip-hop artis ...

  18. Beanie Sigel Arrested On Weapons Charge

    July 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 At the close of a state court hearing on an assault case in Philadelphia yesterday (July 9), rapper Beanie Sigel was arrested by federal officials and charged with being a felon in possession of a fir At the close of a state court hearing on an assa ...

  19. Beanie Sigel Arrested In Philadelphia Shooting

    July 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hip-hop artist Beanie Sigel posted bail and was released from jail Saturday after he was charged with shooting and injuring a man outside a Philadelphia bar. Sigel, whose real name is Dwight Grant, su Hip-hop artist Beanie Sigel posted bail and was ...

  20. Beanie Sigel Arrested In Philly

    July 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hip-hop artist Beanie Sigel (real name: Dwight Grant) was arrested Friday on Sigel Street -- the South Philadelphia neighborhood street that serves as his namesake -- and charged with aggravated and s Hip-hop artist Beanie Sigel (real name: Dwight G ...