Jim Jones arrested for drug and gun possession
Los Angeles: Rapper Jim Jones was arrested in Georgia for possession of drugs and firearm.
Charges against Jones, 41, include theft by receiving stolen property, possession of firearm during the commission of a crime, narcotics possession, marijuana possession and dangerous drugs to be kept in original container, reported TMZ.
According to the Sheriff's Department, the NYC rapper was a backseat passenger in a car cops pulled over on Thursday night in Cowetta County.
Investigators found a backpack containing 23 Oxycodone pills and a loaded Titan .25 caliber pistol in the car's backseat; elsewhere in the car officers found Oxycodone, Percocet, THC oil, marijuana and a 9mm handgun reported stolen from Dekalb County in March.
All four occupants of the car were transported to Newnan Piedmont Hospital to be medically cleared before they were booked into the Coweta County Jail.
Jones was soon released on USD 7,000 bail.