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Rapper Ty Dolla $ign Indicted On Felony Drug Charges

ATLANTA (AP) — Singer and rapper Ty Dolla $ign faces drug charges in Atlanta.


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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - DECEMBER 02: Lauren Jauregui (L) and Ty Dolla Sign attend the Trevor Project's TrevorLIVE LA 2018 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on December 3, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Tasia Wells/Getty Images for The Trevor Project)


Court records show a Fulton County grand jury indicted the 36-year-old musician on Nov. 30 on charges of felony possession of cocaine, felony possession of THC and misdemeanor possession of marijuana.


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LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 16: Ty Dolla Sign attends Spotify's Secret Genius Awards hosted by NE-YO at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on November 16, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Spotify)


The rapper's birth name is Tyrone William Griffin Jr. He and six others were stopped Sept. 5 after a police officer said he smelled marijuana coming from a van near downtown Atlanta. A police report says a search of the vehicle yielded marijuana and cocaine.

Police initially detained all seven people in the van but released everyone but Griffin after concluding the drugs belonged to him.


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LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 09: Ty Dolla Sign (L) and Post Malone perform onstage during the 2018 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on October 9, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images For dcp)


A representative for Griffin did not respond Tuesday to an email seeking comment. Court records show Griffin lives in Los Angeles.


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