Ross Arrested For Drug Possession

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March 27, 2011 | 9:45am EST

Rapper Rick Ross was arrested on Friday night after allegedly smoking marijuana in a Los Angeles hotel room.
Police took the hip-hop star into custody following complaints about the strong smell of weed reportedly wafting from his room at the Hilton hotel in Downtown Shreveport.

According to, officers saw a gram of the drug in plain view. Ross was later released on a misdemeanour summons.

It was a busy night for Shreveport police – American footballer Jason Peters was also arrested and charged with loud music and disturbing the peace.