Latest news in arrests and convictions within in the hip-hop community
Name Loon A.K.A. Chauncey Hawkins A.K.A. Amir Junaid Muhadith
Charged With: Drug Trafficking
Release: Extradited Back To The U.S., Pending
The former Bad Boy MC (born Chauncey Hawkins, but who is now known as Amir Junaid Muhadith after his conversion to Islam) was arrested in Belgium and will be extradited to the United States to face drug charges.
Name Wiz Khalifa A.K.A. Cameron Thomaz
Charged With: felony count of trafficking in marijuana, a felony count of maintaining a dwelling/vehicle/place for sale or storage of marijuana and one misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.
Release: Released on $300,000 bond (Nov. 7th, 2010)
Cameron Thomaz was arrested early Tuesday morning along with 10 others, when his tour bus was raided by East Carolina University police after officers smelled “a strong odor of marijuana emanating from the bus and the backstage area of the auditorium” where he’d performed. Durham said the officers questioned Thomaz about the smell and asked to be allowed on his tour bus to look around.
Name Gucci Mane A.K.A. Radric Davis
Arrested: November 2nd, 2010
Charged With: Driving on the wrong side of the road, running a red light or stop sign, damage to government property, obstruction, no license, no proof of insurance and other traffic charges
Release: Still Pending (November 2nd, 2010)
Gucci be stuntin’….I mean I don’t know what else to say. On top of the myriad of charges the nigga caught, he was peppered sprayed at the end of the ordeal in order to be subdued. He was shipped to the hospital and then released to the Fulton County Correctional Facility shortly afterward. I pray him a speedy term. At least we have plenty more album names to look forward to.
Name: Katt Williams A.K.A. Micah S. Williams
Arrested: November 9th, 2009
Charged With: Breaking & Entering, Burglary
Release: Currently Released on $40,000 bond (Nov. 10th, 2009)
A police report stated that $3,500 in jewelry was missing from the house Katt Williams was a guest at in the Atlanta, Georgia area. The house was owned by producer Barry Hankerson with whom Katt is affiliated with. The problem popped off when an employee of Hankerson’s witnessed Mr. Williams try to gain access to the house via crowbar. Great mug shot pic though.