Officials arrest Rapper "Webbie" in Middle TN

7:42 PM, Apr 6, 2011   |    comments
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Rapper "Webbie" faces charged after officials arrested him Monday in Marshall County.

According to a release from the Department of Safety and Homeland Security, Officials pulled over a car, with four people inside, which was speeding on Interstate 65 southbound near the 32 mile marker close to 9:40 a.m.

As the vehicle pulled over, an officer saw a passenger in the front throw what looked to be marijuana out of the window.

After further investigation, officials found Webster Gradney ("Webbie") in the front seat with a cardboard box containing $13,240 inside and two ounces of marijuana.

Officials also found a loaded revolver and $916 when they searched 22-year-old Michael Abbott. The driver, 34-year-old Derric Watson was driving the car with a suspended drivers license. Tyrone Terrio, 34, was also in the car.

After further investigation, officials discovered the four were on their way to Baton Rouge, LA after "Webbie's" performance in Louisville, KY the day before.

Officials took all suspects to the Marshall County Jail. Gradney faces charges of Possession of Schedule VI with Intent to manufacture, sell or deliver and tampering with evidence with a $21,000 bond.

Abbot faces charges of intent of going armed. Watson is charged with driving on a suspended license and Terrio was charged with Possession of marijuana. All three have a $2,000 bond each.

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