T.I. Let Off the Hook on Drug Charges, Lawyer Reacts

The L.A. County District Attorney dropped the drug charges stemming from T.I.’s arrest last September, reports tmz.com.

“The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office’s decision to reject T.I.’s case was the right thing to do under the circumstances,” Tip’s lawyer Steve Sadow told XXLMag.com in a statement. “Both his Los Angeles defense attorney Blair Berk and myself commend the LADAO for exercising its discretion to reject prosecution in light of the legal and factual issues involved.”

As previously reported, Tip and his wife Tameka “Tiny” Cottle were both cuffed on September 1, after authorities busted the couple with ecstasy pils, following a traffic stop for an illegal u-turn in West Hollywood.

Although he tested positive for opiates, the D.A. will not charge him with possession of a controlled substance because he will already be serving time behind bars for the crime. In addition sources told the site that there are problems surrounding authorities’s methods of arrest.  On October 15, the ATLien was sentenced to an 11-month stay in jail because he was found in violation of his probation following his 2009 federal gun conviction.

Tip is expected to turn himself in to authorities and begin his sentence on November 1. —Jesse Gissen

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  • T.I.

    All y’all sucka niggas who was hatin’ on the king gon’ have to suck my dick now. PSC NIGGA! GRAND HUSTLE NIGGA! BANKHEAD NIGGA! ATLANTA GEORGIA NIGGA!

    • TonyStakz!!!


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  • BossGame

    TIP brah, after this bid purchase or rent some property in Montana or something (Deep Woods) and stay in seclusion for a minute cuz you need a change of enviroment for real! From prison to the crib, mix in a little hollywood is not serving you well. it’s too bad you probably can’t travel outside the states because of your record, but do what you can, brah seriously you need a new perspective. God bless you and your family!

  • http://www.bboycult.com Don mcCaine


    TMZ set-up? This is what they do for “exclusives”?

    • DV8

      word has it the cops didnt turn in the evidence. thats why the dropped charges.

      • http://www.bboycult.com Don mcCaine

        I saw that.

        7 outta 10 probable causes gets dismissed…

        But again Tip should have had a driver…

  • Tre

    Who’s the douchebag posing as rappers and making quotes? You are by far the lamest individual on earth.

    I smell GUNOT KILLA all over this new set of bullshit

  • Official Fully

    Who still eats ecstacy when they’re like 30 damn years old??

    Wtf, you and wifey headed to a rave man?

    Step it up, patna!

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  • M. Baby!

    7/10 charges are dropped, can you say Informant. Not hating on a brotha, but if this was a regular person…he would be doing 2-5 right now.

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