Johnson has come forward to dispel media reports of his arrest he deemed inaccurate,
after he was arrested in Cohoes, New York on the way to a show at the Cohoes
"I was charged
for possession of a gun and marijuana," Johnson told AllHipHop.com. "Several
news outlets reported that crack cocaine was also found in the vehicle and omitted
to specify that the substance belonged to Dave St. Bernard, the driver of the
van, who is not a part of the Mobb Deep entourage and works for a car service
to a call about two suspicious vehicles parked on the side of the road and found two customized Ford vans.A search of the vans turned up various small
amounts of marijuana and a fully loaded .25 caliber gun tucked in one of Johnson's
David St. Bernard
was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance, after police found
crack and powdered cocaine in a bag belonging to Bernard.
Prodigy was charged
with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon and possession of marijuana
and was released the same day.
"I was released
the same day of the arrest, although, according some incorrect reports, I'm
still in the Albany County Jail," Johnson clarified. "Full details
of this arrest can be obtained from the Cohoes, NY authorities. I would like
to let Mobb Deep fans know that I am back in the studio working on our upcoming
album Amerika’s Nightmare due out this February."