Too Short Had Meth During Hollywood DUI Stop, LAPD Says
Cops say rapper Too Short had meth in his possession when he was stopped behind the wheel of a vehicle at Hollywood Boulevard and North Las Palmas Avenue at 3:05 a.m. today.
You know where you don't want to be when you're holding meth at 3 o'clock in the morning? Hollywood and Las Palmas, which is well represented by the LAPD.
Anyway, the 46-year-old Bay Area rapper born Todd Anthony Shaw ...
... was the subject of a traffic stop when cops arrested him on suspicion of DUI and, subsequently, for possession of methamphetamine, LAPD Officer Richard French told the Weekly.
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TMZ says the rapper ran from cops after he was stopped but was caught.
Short, whose misogynistic tracks are staples of strip clubs everywhere (not that we'd know), had a show scheduled for tomorrow night at Club Nokia
the Nokia Theater.
L.A. County Sheriff's Department inmate data shows that he was still being held behind bars today in lieu of $10,000 bail.
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