Chicago rapper Chief Keef was arrested near Atlanta this week just two months after he was released from custody in Chicago for a probation violation, the Chicago Tribune reports. The controversial 17-year-old artist (real name: Keith Farrelle Cozart) was charged with one misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct for smoking marijuana in a hotel room.
Chief Keef, 17, was arrested Monday afternoon at the LeMeridan Hotel at 111 Perimeter Center West in Dunwoody, north of Atlanta, according to a spokesman for the Dunwoody Police Department.
Hotel security alerted police shortly before 3 p.m. about illegal drug activity at the hotel. The security told police they had noticed a smell of marijuana coming from the room. Officers arrived and spoke with Chief Keef, then arrested him for disorderly conduct for smoking marijuana, according to a police report.
Chief Keef, booked under his real name Keith Farrelle Cozart, was charged with on one misdemeanor count of disorderly conduct. He was released on his own recognizance from the DeKalb County Jail around 3:20 a.m. today, a spokesman said.
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