Rapper Jim Jones arrested for gun and drug possession

22 June, 2018, 10:54 | Author: Dominic Spencer
  • Rapper Jim Jones arrested for gun and drug possession

Jim Jones was arrested in Georgia this week, after he and some friends took police on a vehicle chase.

WSB-TV reports the Coweta County authorities spied a gray Mercedes SUV heading south on I-85, which is fine, but it allegedly drifted into the left hand emergency lane multiple times. The Sheriff's Dept. says that the vehicle Jones was occupying accelerated when the police attempted to pull them over.

Jones was charged for possession of the stolen gun, possession of a firearm during commission of a crime and possession of narcotics. all felonies. During the chase, the auto struck a deputy's vehicle and then stopped. According to the police report, 23 Oxycodone pills, a.25 caliber pistol, which was loaded, marijuana, a Ruger handgun (which was reportedly stoled) were found in a backpack in the backseat.

Police inspected the vehicle and found all the drugs, and guns.

In the back of the SUV, another backpack was located that reportedly contained a variety of Oxycodone, Percocet and THC oil.


We're told Jones and three others were in the auto.

He was also charged with a misdemeanor due to the pills not being properly stored, and subsequently released from the Coweta County Jail after paying $7,000 bail, according to TMZ.

All four people were booked into the Coweta County Jail early Thursday but after a trip to Newnan Piedmont Hospital first.

The passengers in the SUV - Jamal Rajhun Smith, 32, and Darnell Maurice Wright, 31, were both charged with possession of firearm during commission of a crime and drug charges. Jones has directed music videos for artists such as Juelz Santana, Remy Ma and State Property.

Jones also appeared on the VH1 show "Love & Hip Hop: New York" and starred in the reality show "Chrissy & Mr. Jones" with his fiancée, Chrissy Lampkin.

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