police blotter

One of the more disturbing trends we noticed in 2010 was the staggering number of rappers who ended up in jail.

The status of Ja Rule’s freedom could be determined this week as the rapper is nearing trial for a July 2007 gun possession charge in Manhattan, New York.

Wesley Snipes is finally in federal custody after trying to get his 3-year sentence for tax evasion delayed until after the holidays.

DMX appeared in court this morning (December 9th) at Maricopa County Superior Court, where he was ordered to remain held without bond, after violating the terms of his probation in November.

Young Jeezy’s manager has denied claims that the Atlanta rapper was arrested in the Bahamas last weekend.

Maino, who had a big hit a few years ago with “Hi Hater,” was arrested and released yesterday in New York City for driving with a suspended license.

Pioneering rap legend Kurtis Blow was busted in Los Angeles Airport this morning (December 2nd), after new body scanners installed by the TSA found a stash of marijuana on him.

Faith Evans has been sentenced to 36 months of probation for a DUI charge she received earlier this year.

The owners of the record label that signed rising rapper Paypa have been indicted as part of a massive cocaine ring that smuggled drugs from Southern California to Baltimore using private jets.

T.I.’s options for travel will be extremely limited after the chart-topping rapper finishes an 11 month sentence for violating the terms of his probation when he was arrested with drugs in September.