Birdman Arrested Over Drug And Gun Offences
Rapper BIRDMAN has been arrested for allegedly possessing marijuana and is facing a number of charges relating to possible gun offences. The 38-year-old - real name Bryan 'Baby' Williams - was among 16 people detained in Kingsport, Tennesse on Tuesday (27Nov07). Williams, a founder of Cash Money Records, was travelling in an RV (recreational vehicle) which was stopped by police following an improper lane change. However, a search of the vehicle revealed large amounts of marijuana which had reportedly been hidden in a rubbish bin, according to TMZ.com. The star, his wife, brother and 13 other people, who are believed to be employees of the record company, were each charged with possession of the drug. Police also allegedly found several guns in the vehicle, but currently no charges relating to the find have been filed. The investigation continues.