Snoop Dogg's rapping cousin Nate Dogg has been sentenced to three years informal probation after pleaded guilty to aggravated trespassing and battery. The hitmaker was sentenced in Orange County, California last week (20Mar08). The charges come from a domestic violence complaint from 2006, when Nate Dogg allegedly broke into his ex-girlfriend's Huntington Beach, California home and beat up a love rival. Nate's ex and her boyfriend both filed restraining orders against the hip-hop artist after the incident, according to As well as the probation, the rapper - real name Nathaniel Dawayne Hale - was ordered to complete a domestic violence treatment program and he was forbidden from owning a weapon for 10 years.