Jadakiss Faces Gun, Pot Charges
Rapper Jadakiss faces misdemeanor weapons and drug charges after police in Fayetteville, N.C., discovered two concealed, loaded handguns and marijuana in his recreational vehicle.Rapper Jadakiss faces misdemeanor weapons and drug charges after police in Fayetteville, N.C., discovered two concealed, loaded handguns and marijuana in his recreational vehicle.
An off-duty officer stopped the RV on Monday after he spotted someone throwing firecrackers from the window, according to police reports. The officer spotted the marijuana during the search and then asked for permission to search the vehicle, said Sgt. Alex Thompson.
During the search, two loaded .45-caliber pistols were found under a pillow. The marijuana weighed less than an ounce. Jadakiss, whose real name is Jason T. Phillips, was the only one of the eight people in the vehicle to be charged.
The rapper has the No. 4 album on The Billboard 200 this week with "Kiss of Death" (Ruff Ryder/Interscope), which debuted last week at No. 1 on the chart.
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