Beanie Sigel Arrested In Philly For Drugs And Guns


Around 3:14 a.m., troopers pulled over a Ford Fusion driven by Gerald Andrews of Philadelphia for following another car too closely and swerving out of his lane.

According to the news release, the passenger in Andrews’ car was identified as “Dwight E. Grant AKA famous hip hop rapper ‘Beanie Sigel,’ of Philadelphia.”

During a check for weapons, troopers found numerous prescription bottles, several pills wrapped in plastic bags in a cigarette pack and a small amount of marijuana on Andrews, the news release said. On Sigel, police said they found a bottle of codeine syrup with the label scratched off and $4,650 in cash.

Both men were taken in to custody and when police searched the vehicle, they found a gun in the center counsel, according to the release. Both Sigel and Andrews are convicted felons who are not allowed to possess firearms, police said.