Tupac Shakur Arrested For Drug Possession In Tennessee

22 October 2019, 17:40

Tupac Shakur Arrested In Tennessee
Tupac Shakur Arrested In Tennessee. Picture: Johnson City Police Department/Getty

Yes, it is 2019 and yes, a man named Tupac Shakur was arrested for drug possession - but no, it's not that one!

When it comes to rap music, Tupac Shakur is considered by many as the greatest rapper of all time. The 'Changes' rapper was tragically killed in 1996, but now in 2019 a man named Tupac Shakur was arrested in Tennessee.

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Charged with aggravated assault, resisting arrest, simple possession of methamphetamine and having unlawful drug paraphernalia, the 40 year old was arrested by police who found him to have the same name as the rap legend.

According to the official police report from Johnson City Police Department, "As they arrived, officers observed a vehicle leaving with the suspect inside. The vehicle was later located and contact was made with Tupac Shakur who was sitting in the passenger seat."

"Officers attempted to place him in custody and he pulled away reaching at his waistband. Mr. Shakur then attempted to turn towards officers with a knife in his hand before being taken to the ground. After a brief struggle, Mr. Shakur was placed in custody."

Police confirmed that Tupac was transported to Washington County Detention Center where he's being held on $18,000 bond.

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