BREAKING: Rapper Boosie Badazz & Former NFL Player Arrested in Georgia


Rapper and a former NFL player were arrested on Monday afternoon in Newnan, GA, following a traffic stop on the outskirts of Atlanta. Sgt. Jeff Bugg with the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office pulled over a white Dodge Charger being driven by the rapper for allegedly changing lanes illegally.

When the officer approached the driver’s side window, he detected a strong pungent odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. That gave the officer probable cause to search the vehicle.

A baggie of marijuana and a vial of suspected THC oil were found stuffed between the passenger seat and the door. An unregistered 9mm handgun was found under the passenger’s seat. A vape pen and a bag of cash were also recovered from the vehicle.

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Boosie, whose real name is Torrence Hatch Jr., and his passenger, former NY Jets player Antonio Allen, were taken into custody and booked into the Coweta County jail.

The 36-year-old rapper was charged with drug possession, possession of a firearm while committing a crime, and failure to maintain lane. He is also charged with a felon in possession of a firearm.

Allen, 30, was charged with drug possession and possession of a firearm while committing a crime. Boosie admitted to driving while talking on his phone, a misdemeanor in Georgia.

Both men are currently in jail awaiting a bond hearing.

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