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Faith Evans Arrested

R&B singer and husband busted for drug possession

January 28, 2004 12:00 AM ET

Faith Evans and her husband/manager Todd Russaw were arrested this week and charged with possession of cocaine and marijuana.

The R&B singer and her executive husband were busted in Hapeville, Georgia, just south of Atlanta. The couple reside in a suburb north of Atlanta. Evans and Russaw were held in the Fulton County Jail and were scheduled to appear before a judge this morning.

The thirty-year-old Evans was previously married to rapper the Notorious B.I.G., who was slain in 1997. The Newark, New Jersey, native began her recording career in 1995, releasing Faith on Sean "P. Diddy" Combs' Bad Boy label. Her most recent album was 2001's Faithfully.

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