Rap Group Youngbloodz Arrested On Drug, Gun Charges

Rap duo Youngbloodz

were arrested on Thursday (June 1) and charged with possession of marijuana

with intent to distribute and possession of firearms, after police found a half

pound of marijuana hidden throughout their tour bus, as well as two guns.

Group members J-Bo,

born Jeffrey Grigsby and Sean Paul Joseph were arrested after police pulled

their tour bus over on I-85 in Coweta County, GA as the group was en route to

a performance at a club in Columbus.

Police pulled the

tour bus over, after noticing the bus' Florida license plates had expired. When

the officer approached the bus, a strong marijuana odor was detected and back

up units were called to the scene.

A search of the

bus turned up 11 plastic baggies containing the drugs, while a Glock .40 and

a Taurus .45 were found under two mattresses on the bus.

Both rappers were

arrested along with 12 other people in their entourage.

"The guys

have never had any trouble with the law," Jive Records said in a statement.

"They are completely innocent and they will be exonerated from these charges."