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Ja Rule and Lil Wayne arrested for gun possession

 The rappers Ja Rule and Lil Wayne were arrested in separate occasions for gun possession.

Ja Rule and Lil Wayne arrested for gun possession Both Lil Wayne and Ja Rule were arrested in separate incidents in New York late on Sunday on gun possession charges in New York. This happened right after Lil Wayne concert at the Beacon Theatre.

 According to reports, the tour bus of Lil Wayne (real name Dwayne Michael Carter Jr.) was pulled over around midnight on Sunday, after the concert. While searching the bus, the cops found .40-caliber pistol on Lil Wayne and booked him for criminal possession of a concealed weapon. Another passenger on the tour bus, Derrick Lawrence, was charged with marijuana possession. According to some sources, Lil Wayne actually had a permit for the gun.

 Ja Rule (real name Jeffrey Atkins) was also nabbed, after an hour earlier he was pulled over for speeding on West End Avenue in New York. Ja Rule was a passenger in the Maybach which police pulled over for speeding, but after it turned out that the registration of the luxury car was suspended, they searched the vehicle and found a .40 Taurus pistol. According to the police, the serial number of the handgun was scratched off. Ja Rule and the other two in the car - Dennis Cherry and Mohamed Gamal were arrested on weapon possession charges, as well.

Published on 07/23/2007

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