Snoop Dog Goes To The Dog Pound after Jay Leno Show
On Tuesday California rapper Snoop Dogg was arrested by the Burbank California police on a four felony drug and weapons related charge right after he had finished taping an appearance on “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” where he performed to support his album “The Blue Carpet Treatment.”
The rapper is said to have been under investigation by the Burbank police after being apprehended on last month for possession of a gun and the transporting of marijuna.
After leaving the NBC studio on Bob Hope Drive, Snoop Dogg and two of his associates (33-year-old Michael Mingo and 36-year-old Lovell Polk) where stopped by a police armed with a search warrant at around 7 p.m. according to Sgt. Kevin Grandalski. The investigators searched Snoop Dogg and his associates, including his car and home in Diamond Bar. Charges were filed against Snoop Dogg for being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana for sale and haveing a false compartment within the vehicle.
Snoop Dogg associates were also arrested and is stated to be members of the Rollin’ 20s Crips gang. They were arrested for investigation of possessing burglary tools and for having an outstanding warrant.
Snoop Dogg posted his bail, which was set at $60,000 US. When he was released local news were awaiting him at approximately 1 a.m. in the morning.
Snoop Dogg is expected in court on January 11, 2007.
Snoop Dogg is also expected in court for other charges placed against him on December 4th and December 12th.