Beanie Sigel, better known to the government as Dwight Grant, was arrested yesterday morning (August 16th) for drug possession while the rapper was traveling to a performance in New Jersey. After a routine traffic stop was found in possession of under 50 grams of a drug at around 12:44am says Sgt. Julian Castellanos, a spokesman for the New Jersey State Police.
The driver, Karl S. Dargan, 24, of Philadelphia, and another passenger, Justin S. Gaines, 25, of Westville, Gloucester County, also were charged with marijuana possession of under 50 grams, Castellanos said. Grant, Dargan and Gaines were not believed to be in jail, Castellanos said. On Sunday, Grant was on his way to perform at a private function at Kelly’s Bar on Rexall Avenue, according to a bar employee. The performance was canceled as a result of his arrest, the employee said.