Snoop Officially Charged With Gun, Drug Charges, Facing Four Years

ImageRapper Snoop Dogg was officially charged with gun and drug charges today (Apr. 10) Los Angeles County prosecutors announced today.

The charges stem from an Oct. 26 incident at the Bob Hope airport by Burbank police at the Bob Hope Airport. Police approached the rapper for parking in a passenger pickup zone and discovered marijuana in his vehicle.

Snoop Dogg, 35, was arrested on suspicion of transportation of a controlled substance.

After being taken into custody, the rapper was freed on $35,000 bond. Burbank police later executed a search warrant and found a gun in the rapper's home.

Snoop, born Cordozar Calvin Broadus, was charged with gun possession by a felon and sale or transportation of marijuana, both felonies.

According to Deputy District Attorney Marian Thompson, Snoop Dogg is scheduled to be arraigned at 10:00 am tomorrow (Apr. 11) in Pasadena Superior Court, Dept. D.

If convicted, Snoop Dogg faces up to four years in state prison.

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