Rapper Jim Jones was arrested in Georgia after main police on a chase that ended with him getting popped for possession of medication and a firearm, TMZ reviews.
Cops tried to tug over a gray Mercedes SUV Jim was driving in with three different individuals in Cowetta County, GA Thursday evening (Jun. 21). In line with police, the gray Mercedes SUV was touring south on I-85 and reportedly drifted into the left-hand emergency lane a number of instances.
As an alternative of stopping for police, the automotive accelerated, which sparked a chase, the Sheriff’s Division stated. The automotive finally stopped after working right into a deputy’s automobile. Jones was NOT driving on the time. The “We Fly Excessive” rapper was merely a passenger within the backseat.
Right here’s precisely what occurred, per the Newnan Occasions-Herald:
When Investigator Jeremy Wooden with the Coweta County Sheriff’s Workplace pulled up beside the SUV, the inside of the automotive seemed to be crammed with smoke and the odor of marijuana was obvious after Wooden rolled down his window, in line with Chief Deputy James Yarbrough with the Coweta County Sheriff’s Workplace.
A visitors cease was performed on the SUV at exit 35, the place the motive force of the SUV reportedly rolled by the cease signal on the backside of the exit ramp earlier than pulling over on the aspect of Hwy 29.
Whereas officers had been exiting their automobile, the motive force of the SUV accelerated and led police on a brief chase that ended on Griffin Road close to Frazier’s, the place Wooden pulled in entrance of the SUV to cease it and was deliberately struck by the motive force, Yarbrough stated.
The occupants of the SUV had been then ordered out of the automotive and to put their palms on the roof.
Jones stated he had informed the motive force of the automotive, , to tug over, however acknowledged she was appearing “incoherent,” in line with the report.
After looking the automobile, deputies discovered marijuana, 23 Oxycodone capsules, Percocets, vape cartridges, THC oil, two loaded pistols and $148 money, which Jim referred to as “simply petty money.” In line with cops, of the 2 weapons they discovered, considered one of them was stolen.
As a result of nobody admitted to the possession of any of the objects, though Jones stated he had a prescription for the Oxy and Percs, everybody was arrested.
Jones, who additionally reportedly admitted to smoking marijuana however denied that the weed discovered within the automotive was his, informed the cops that he informed the motive force—recognized as 23-year-old Ana Rajnee Miles—to tug over, however she was appearing “incoherent.”
Jim Jones, whose actual identify is Joseph Guillermo Jones, was charged with three felonies: possession of a stolen gun, possession of a firearm through the fee of a criminal offense, and possession of narcotics. The 41-year-old rapper was additionally hit with a misdemeanor cost for the prescription capsules not being of their unique container. He was later launched on $7,000 bail.
As for Jones’ mates, Miles was charged with aggravated assault, fleeing/making an attempt to elude police, theft by receiving stolen property, narcotics possession, marijuana possession, harmful medicine to be stored in unique container, aggressive driving and failure to keep up lane.
31-year-old Darnell Maurice Proper and 32-year-old Jamal Rajhun Smith, had been additionally charged with narcotics possession, marijuana possession and possession of a firearm through the fee of a criminal offense. Smith was additionally charged with theft by receiving stolen property.