Snoop Dogg's Arraignment Delayed Today

ImageCalvin "Snoop Dogg" Broadus appeared in court today (Dec. 4) to answer charges of carrying a 20-inch collapsible baton in his luggage at John Wayne Airport in September.

The rapper was flanked by security guards and his lawyer Donald Etra when he appeared in court for less than an hour.

A judge postponed Snoop's arraignment on the charges until January 24.

Snoop Dogg, 35, will remain free on $150,000 bail.

"Snoop enjoys the presumption of innocence just like everyone else,'' Etra told reporters as Snoop Dogg left court.

The charges stem from the September 27 incident at John Wayne International Airport, when security found the baton hidden in one of the rapper's carry on bags, as he attempted to board a flight for San Francisco.

Snoop Dogg told police that the baton was a prop for a movie he was filming.

The rapper will also appear in court December 12 to answer charges of illegal drug and gun possession, after he was arrested in Oct. 26 at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank.

On November 28, Snoop Dogg two associates was arrested in Burbank, CA, after a performance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

Police stopped the rapper's vehicle and found a handgun and small amounts of marijuana and cocaine.

Snoop must appear in court on Jan. 11 to answer the most recent charges. 

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