Earlier this morning, legendary West Coast rapper, Too Short was apparently stopped and arrested for drug possession and driving under the influence.
According to reports from TMZ, The Oakland, CA native was stopped by police for a traffic violation in Los Angeles, CA. It seems that the rapper appeared to be under the influence of some type of mind altering drug, subsequently the rapper was given a Breathalyzer and allegedly blew .09, which is above the legal limit.
The report from TMZ further alleges that Too Short attempted to flee from police as he was being removed from the car. Officers say that the rapper attempted to run as he was being taken out of the car, but tripped.
“Too Short took off … and tripped as he ran down the street,” said one officer.
At present the rap veteran is believed to be held in custody by the Los Angeles Police Department.
This is not Short’s first encounter on the wrong side of the law. In 2010, the rapper was arrested in Boise, Idaho, of all places. In this particular case he was charged with battery involving a scuffle with three club bouncers. Short later released a statement saying that the reports concerning the matter were highly exaggerated.
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