2 Chainz Charged & Faces Jail Time After Police Standoff
Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz is making less than friendly headlines this holiday week as reports claim he has been charged with a misdemeanor from an arrest dating back to last summer. According to reports, Deuce could find himself serving time behind bars and paying a small fine over his publicized August traffic stop arrest if convicted.
Nationally known rapper 2 Chainz has been charged with a misdemeanor, accused of refusing police commands to exit a tour bus during a traffic stop in August in Oklahoma City. The Atlanta-based rapper — whose real name is Tauheed Epps — is charged with obstructing an officer in the performance of his official duties. If convicted, Epps, 36, faces up to a year in jail and a $1,000 fine. The bus driver, Sedric Arozell Brooks, and a passenger, Abdullah Qawi Mujahid, were charged with the same misdemeanor. A bodyguard, Rory Dorell Smith, was charged with a felony, possession of a controlled dangerous substance. (News OK)
September reports claimed multiple weapons and drugs were discovered by police during their tour bus search.
2 Chainz’ tour bus was carrying two semi-automatic pistols, a 12-gauge pump shotgun, plus prescription painkillers and weed paraphernalia before the rapper’s arrest last month … this according to official police documents. As we reported, 2 Chainz and ten other people on his tour bus were arrested two weeks ago following a concert in Oklahoma City … after police accused them of smoking weed on board. Cops pulled over 2 Chainz’ bus because of a busted taillight, but when they approached the vehicle … cops say they smelled pot and attempted to search the bus. 2 Chainz and co. refused to let cops on board, so the bus was towed to a police yard while a search warrant was obtained. (TMZ)