Beanie Sigel Arrested Two Weeks Before Prison

  /  08.29.2012

Beanie Sigel

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.

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