Snoop Dogg was arrested
yesterday (Oct. 26) at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, CA on suspicion of illegal
drug and gun possession. According
to reports, the rapper was stopped around 3:30 pm at a loading zone for a vehicle
code violation. A
search of the rapper’s vehicle produced a gun and an unknown amount of marijuana.
was arrested and released shortly after posting $35,000 bail."There
was no basis for this arrest," the rapper’s attorney, Donald Etra, told the
Associated Press in a statement. "We believe that once this is cleared
up, all charges will be dismissed." Snoop
Dogg, 34, may face criminal charges from a separate airport incident last month,
after airport officials found a 21 inch collapsible baton in one of his bags as
he boarded a flight headed for New York.In
May of 2005, Snoop was banned from British Airways, after he and five men were
arrested in connection with a brawl in London’s Heathrow Airport. The
altercation happened after people traveling with Snoop Dogg were denied entry
to British Airways’ first-class lounge and begin brawling with airport security.
airport security guards were injured.