Webbie arrested after high-speed car chase

The rapper is charged with eluding police and drug possession

Webbie was arrested and charged with several felonies after attempting to elude police in a high-speed car chase.

The rapper, whose real name is Webster Gradney Jr, was taken into custody in Mississippi on Sunday (September 14) and charged with driving under the influence and marijuana possession.

Authorities told the Associated Press that Webbie attempted to elude police after an officer tried to pull over a 2009 Dodge Challenger for a traffic violation on Interstate 59.

He reportedly ignored police lights and continued driving, colliding with another vehicle. They later arrested the rapper and charged him with several counts.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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