A Norfolk, Virginia
concert promoter hit Snoop Dogg with a $5 million dollar lawsuit, while the rapper
was on stage during a performance at the Virginia Beach Amphitheater on Wednesday.
Patricia Richardson, claims that she was arrested on January 28th 1997, the
night of a Snoop concert she was promoting at local Club Flava.
said that Snoop ordered her to pick up three Fedex packages. Police stopped
her, searched the packages, which were allegedly addressed to Snoop and found
over 7 pounds of marijuana.
"I was put
in a situation that I never should have been put into," Richardson told
WAVY News 10. "This is nothing about my character, not the type of activity
I’m involved in, ever involved in or ever will be involved in."
said that the request was not odd and that concert promoters frequently carried
out such tasks.
of your responsibilities,” she said. “You don’t know what the packages
Richardson is suing
for pain and suffering due to the arrest.
"I just hate
that I had to suffer for someone else, what other people did," Richardson
continued. "I don’t think that’s fair."
attorney worked to keep the case alive and purposely arranged for an officer
in the Virginia Beach Sheriff’s Department to serve the rapper while he
was on stage.
Snoop now has 20
days to file a formal response in regards to the charges.