Jadakiss Charged In North Carolina Incident

Rapper Jadakiss was charged with various offenses in Fayetteville, North Carolina on Monday (July 5) after police found guns and marijuana in an SUV he was travelling in.Police said an off-duty officer witnessed one of the occupants throwing firecrackers from the window of the SUV.In a report, the officer said he approached the vehicle and requested that the occupants stop. When they continued, the officer stopped the vehicle and allegedly saw marijuana.A subsequent search of the vehicle turned up less than an ounce of marijuana and two .45 Ruger pistols along with two clips that contained 15 bullets each.The officer said he found the guns hidden under a pillow in the SUV.Jadakiss, whose Kiss of Death was the #1 album in the country last week, was still in town after a weekend performance at local club Carolina Live.Eight other people were in the car, but only Jadakiss was cited.All charges were misdemeanors. Jadakiss is scheduled to appear in court July 28.

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