Louisiana Rapper arrested in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Tennessee Highway Patrol officers arrested Louisiana rapper Webster Gradney Jr., who goes by "Webbie," for drug possession and tampering with evidence after returning from a show in Louisville, Ky.

The police agency said Wednesday that the 25-year-old Gradney was a passenger in a rental car that was stopped Monday on Interstate 65 south of Nashville in Marshall County. Gradney, of Baton Rouge, was found with $13,000 and 2 ounces of marijuana.

Gradney was taken to jail and made bail on a $21,000 bond. There was no attorney listed for Gradney at the Marshall County Jail on Wednesday.

Another passenger, 22-year-old Michael Abbott, also of Baton Rouge, was charged with intent of going armed and the driver, 34-year-old Derric Watson, of Zachary, La., was charged with driving on a suspended license.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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  • by Wingnutt on Apr 7, 2011 at 12:08 PM
    Guess he really is a rapper. Him and the posse out livin the thug life. Have fun rappin in prison. Peace

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