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.
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."