Suge Knight - Suge Knight Behind Bars Again - This Time For Marijuana10 February 2012
Suge Knight Behind Bars Again - This Time For Marijuana
Police jailed the former hip-hop mogul for a short period, before releasing him on $2,600 bail, according to Reuters news agency. Suge Knight (real name Marion Knight) became notorious in the hip-hop world in the 1990s, for the part that he played in launching the careers of Snoop Dogg - who himself was recently arrested for possession of marijuana - and Tupac Shakur. The initial offence that he was pulled over for involved turning without making a proper signal.
It's not the first time that Suge Knight has been in trouble with the law. He was arrested in Las Vegas in 2008 on drug and assault charges. He had been accused of assaulting his girlfriend outside a strip club and threatening her with a knife. In 2009 he sought treatment for facial injuries that he sustained in a fight at a hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona Then, in May 2010, Knight was arrested once more, on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon.
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