Two weeks before he was scheduled to go to prison, Beanie Sigel has been arrested on separate charges of drug and gun possession.
According to TMZ, the former Roc-A-Fella Records signee was pulled over during a traffic stop in Philadelphia on Wednesday morning while riding in a vehicle with drugs, cash, and a gun. Police claim to have found numerous prescription bottles, pills wrapped in plastic bags, and marijuana.
Sigel was allegedly carrying a bottle of codeine syrup along with $4,650 in cash. A gun was also found in the car. Both Sigel and the driver are convicted felons prohibited from possessing a firearm.
The 38-year-old rapper was previously sentenced to two years in prison for failing to file tax returns and owes more than $700,000 in back taxes.
He was scheduled to start serving his sentence in two weeks and had just released his new album This Time.