Rapper Too Short Charged With DUI And Drug Possession

Rapper Too Short Charged With DUI And Drug Possession

too shortRap artist Too Short, whose real name is Todd Anthony Shaw, was charged with DUI and drug possession on March 20, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. According to police, the rapper was arrested around 3 a.m. near Las Palmas Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard after a being pulled over for a routine traffic violation. Officer Cleon Joseph said that the rapper initially attempted to flee from police but was apprehended. After his arrest, Too Short was held on a $10,000 bond and his rep has yet to make a public statement.

Police say that the rapper tried to run when they asked him to submit a breathalyzer test after appearing intoxicated. Los Angeles police have yet to release major details of his arrest, but according to TMZ, the rapper had a blood alcohol content (BAC) level of .09%, just over the legal limit of .08. Too Short also had allegedly tried to dump drugs in his possession in the back of the police car after his arrest. Too Short, a rapper that is said to have been a pioneer of hip hop on the west coast, has ran into legal trouble before. In 2009, he was arrested for suspicion of DUI in addition to other charges during a visit to Las Vegas and in 2010, he was charged with 3 counts of misdemeanor battery after being involved in a fight at an Idaho nightclub.

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