Rapper Snoop Dogg
was officially charged with gun and drug charges today (Apr. 10) Los Angeles County
prosecutors announced today. The
charges stem from an Oct. 26 incident at the Bob Hope airport by Burbank police
at the Bob Hope Airport. Police approached the rapper for parking in a passenger
pickup zone and discovered marijuana in his vehicle. Snoop
Dogg, 35, was arrested on suspicion of transportation of a controlled substance.
being taken into custody, the rapper was freed on $35,000 bond. Burbank police
later executed a search warrant and found a gun in the rapper's home.Snoop,
born Cordozar Calvin Broadus, was charged with gun possession by a felon and sale
or transportation of marijuana, both felonies.According
to Deputy District Attorney Marian Thompson, Snoop Dogg is scheduled to be arraigned
at 10:00 am tomorrow (Apr. 11) in Pasadena Superior Court, Dept. D.If
convicted, Snoop Dogg faces up to four years in state prison.