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October 2013 Archives

Chicago rapper jailed for violating probation with marijuana

Keith Cozart, a small-time Chicago rapper who goes by the name “Chief Keef” was recently ordered to spend 20 days in Cook County Jail after testing positive for marijuana in violation of probation conditions stemming from a traffic violation. The 18-year-old was required to submit to random drug testing after his arrest back in May on charges that he had been driving at 110 miles per hour.

Rapper cleared of rape charges now faces drug charge

Our readers may remember last October that singer CeeLo Green, whose real name is Thomas DeCarlo Callaway, was accused of raping a woman with whom he had dined at a Los Angeles restaurant. Callaway, who denied those allegations, was subsequently clear when the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office declined to file a rape charge, citing insufficient evidence.

Comic actor pleads guilty to drug possession in Bahamas

Craig Robinson, the 41-yhear-old comic actor know for his role as Darryl Philbin on “The Office” was arrested earlier this month in the Bahamas when authorities discovered he was in possession of drugs. At the time of the arrest, Robinson was attempting to board a plane back to the United States. Robinson had been in the Bahamas for a comedy show.

Former Bears wide receiver pleads not guilty to drug charges

Our readers may have heard about the drug case against former Chicago Bears wide receiver David Terrell. The 35-year-old former Bears wide receiver was arrested in August after police received a report that there were several individuals smoking marijuana in public. Terrell, along with two others, was reportedly found in plain sight with materials used for packing and distributing narcotics.

South Side gang members charged with conspiracy

Last week, nine individuals—allegedly members of the South Side street gang known as “Hobos”—were arrested on federal racketeering conspiracy charges as part of an effort by Mayor Rahm Emanuel to buckle down on gang activity in Chicago. According to prosecutors, the Hobos have used violence to protect their drug business.

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