The next musicians, athletes and different celebrities have been arrested for hashish or different medication thus far in 2021:
• Nigel Bradham – Nov. 13
A site visitors cease in Leon County, FL led to the arrest of the previous NFL linebacker who was on the Eagles 2018 Tremendous Bowl crew. A search of his car discovered 3.5 kilos of pot and a gun. He is charged with possessing marijuana with the intent to promote, use of a firearm within the fee of a felony and possession of marijuana over 20 grams. Bradham posted bail the subsequent day. He was previously busted for marijuana in 2013.
• Jesus Camargo-Corrales – March 17
Cubs’ minor league pitcher arrested in Eagle, Colorado; charged with 4 class 1 drug felonies and two class 4 drug felonies for possession and intent to distribute medication; 21 kilos of meth and 1.2 kilos of Oxycodone tablets present in his duffel bag throughout a site visitors cease and subsequent search; allegedly, he unwittingly transported the load from Sinaloa, Mexico for $500; most lately performed for the Myrtle Seashore Pelicans in 2019.
• Alex Caruso – June 22
Lakers’ guard arrested in Faculty Station, Texas after Texas A&M police (he attended the college) discovered a grinder in his bag throughout check-in at Easterwood Airport; charged with possesion of lower than two ounces of hashish and paraphernalia; launched on $4,200 money bail; at the moment a free agent, has averaged six factors per recreation in his 4 seasons with the Lakers.
• Chico DeBarge – Nov. 6
The R&B singer with DeBarge was charged with possession of a managed substance (meth) and drug paraphernalia when police search his RV parked within the Los Angeles space. He was additionally arrested earlier this yr on drug DUI prices and beforehand in 2019 and 2007. DeBarge had quite a lot of Prime 20 hits within the ’80s, incuding “Rhythm of the Night time” (No. 3, 1985).
• Fetty Wap (nee William Junior Maxwell II) – Oct. 28
The New Jersey rapper was arrested at New York’s Citi Subject in the course of the Rolling Loud Music Pageant. He and 5 others had been busted on drug prices. In keeping with U.S. legal professional Breon Peace, “The defendants transported, distributed and bought greater than 100 kilograms of lethal and addictive medication, together with heroin and fentanyl, on Lengthy Island, intentionally contributing to the opioid epidemic that has devastated our communities and brought too many lives.” He was beforehand charged with assault in 2019. Fetty Wap had a No. 2 hit with “Lure Queen” in 2014.
• Aryan Khan – Oct. 2
The son of Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan was arrested for drug possession together with 11 others aboard a so-called “rave cruise” heading from Mumbai to Goa. Charas hash was among the many medication discovered on the boat. The operator was additionally charged with “flouting covid norms, failing to pay leisure tax and ignoring cyclone warnings within the Arabian sea.”
• Lil Baby (nee Dominique Jones) – July 8
Whereas in Paris for Trend Week with James Harden, the Atlanta rapper and two others had been arested for possessing 20 grams of pot; the car they had been driving in smelled of hashish; police searched Harden who was heard saying, “It is OK, I do not perceive”; some type of vape system was confiscated from Harden, an NBA All-Star who performs for the Nets; Lil Child ‘s final album My Flip hit No. 1 in 2020; he is had six Prime 10 singles.
• Nines (nee Courtney Freckleton) – June 3
On June 3, the British rapper and a good friend had been charged with conspiracy to import a managed Class B drug with intent to evade a prohibition, conspiracy to provide a Class A managed drug (cocaine), conspiracy to provide a Class B managed drug (hashish) and conspiracy to hide, disguise, convert, switch or take away legal property. This resulted from an alleged scheme to smuggle 28 kilos of hashish in boilers utilizing Bitcoin from Spain and Poland to the UK. On October 1, Freckleton and Jason Thompson pled responsible to a lot of the prices. They each obtained 28-month sentences. 9’s 2020 album Crabs in a Bucket peaked at No. 1 on the British charts. On Oct. 1, NInes was sentenced to twenty-eight months in jail.
• NLE Choppa (nee Bryson Potts) – March 28
Memphis rapper arrested in Davie, Florida; charged with possession of hashish (seven grams), possession of Xanax (three tablets), carrying a hid firearm and housebreaking of an unoccupied construction; has had a number of Prime 40 hits, together with “Shotta Stream” in 2019.
• Jon Oliva – Sept. 30
The Trans-Siberian Orchestra singer was arrested foir drving below the affect and cocaine possession in Pasco Nation, Florida. He was launched the subsequent day on $13,000 bail. Oliva can be a member of Savatage.
• Yella Beezy (nee Markies Conway) – Aug. 12
The rapper was arrested on drug and weapons prices after a site visitors cease in Dallas. A search of the car uncovered “400 grams of a managed substance” and 5 firearms. A bottle of “Promethezine with Hand Sanitizer” that was additionally confiscatred, prompting Beezy to declare: “I am the primary rapper to go to jail for hand sanitizer.” Promethezine is a typical ingredient in cough syrup. Blended with soda, it is often called drank.
2021 Whole: 11
Well-known son: 1
New York: 1
Celeb drugs busts in 2020: 8
Celeb drug busts in 2019: 21
Celeb drug busts in 2018: 20
Celeb drug busts in 2017: 23
Celeb drug busts in 2016: 20
Celeb drug busts in 2015: 8
Celeb drug busts in 2014: 43
Celeb drug busts in 2013: 48
Celeb drug busts in 2012: 39
Celeb drug busts in 2011: 66