“The Wire” Star Snoop Arrested In Massive Drug Raid

The Wire actress/rapper Felicia “Snoop” Pearson was reportedly arrested late Wendsday night (March 9) during a massive Baltimore drug raid.

Details on what went down emerged online Thursday (March 10).

Police in Baltimore say an actress who appeared on the HBO series “The Wire” is among about 30 people arrested in an early morning drug raid. Police say Felicia “Snoop” Pearson, who played a killer of the same name on the hit television series, is one of those arrested, but declined to say what charges she faces. Drug Enforcement Administration agents, Baltimore police and others carried out the raids in Baltimore on Thursday. (Forbes)

Additional reporting claims the drug raid was part of a five-month investigation.

Felicia “Snoop” Pearson of “The Wire” was arrested Thursday morning at her downtown Baltimore apartment, allegedly in connection with a large-scale heroin and marijuana ring. A five-month investigation led to raids in west and east Baltimore yielding more than 60 suspects believed to be linked to the crime operation, the Baltimore Sun reported. Pearson was arrested on a state warrant, though local and federal authorities were also involved in the raids. (Los Angeles Times)


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