Rapper Lil Boosie faces drug, gun charges in Georgia

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FILE – In this March 10, 2014, file photo, rapper Lil’ Boosie appears at a news conference in New Orleans. Boosie, now goes by the name Boosie BadAzz, is calling for people to boycott the Biloxi Black Beach Weekend in Mississippi. His dispute began when Boosie was pepper-sprayed by a local mall security guard after […]

The rap artist Lil Boosie and former New York Jets player Antonio Allen were jailed on drug and gun charges after being pulled over south of Atlanta.

Coweta County jail records show the 36-year-old rapper whose real name is Torrence Hatch Jr. faces charges of failing to maintain his lane, drug possession and having a gun during a crime.

The Newnan Times-Herald reports that Coweta County sheriff’s Sgt. Jeff Bugg stopped a swerving Dodge Charger and then smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle in Newnan on Monday. The sergeant reported that a loaded handgun was found under a seat.

The former Jets safety was a passenger; Jail records show Allen is charged with having drugs and a gun during a crime.

Jail records don’t list an attorney for either man.

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