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ODB Arrested Early Monday Morning

Ol' Dirty Bastard arrested in Brooklyn for possession of crack cocaine

March 23, 1999 12:00 AM ET

On March 21 Ol' Dirty Bastard (Russell Jones) was arrested in Brooklyn| after police claim they found crack cocaine in his car. Police say that they pulled over his Range Rover because it had no license plates. When Dirty could not produce his license or registration he allegedly gave them the name Robert Diggs (the RZA). Once he gave police his real name, they found that his license had six suspensions on it. Police arrested him after searching the car, claiming to have found three vials of crack cocaine. ODB is presently in police custody, but has not been officially charged.

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