Beanie Sigel and a friend have been arrested on gun and drug charges, after a traffic stop on I-95 in Tinicum Township, Pennsylvania, police have revealed.
According to police, Beanie Sigel was a passenger in a Ford Fusion driven by an associate named Gerald Andrews.
A little after 3:00 AM, the police pulled the Ford over for following another vehicle to closely, in addition to swerving out of its own lane.
During a search of the car, police found prescription bottles, pills and plastic bags.
When policed search Beanie Sigel, the rapper had allegedly had bottle of codeine syrup, in addition to $4,650 cash.
Police also said that a deeper search of the vehicle turned up a gun in the center console. Beanie Sigel and Gerald Andrews have been charged with drugs and weapons violations.
The arrest comes just one day after the release of his latest album This Time.
In September, Beanie Sigel will begin serving two years in prison, for failing to pay income on $1 million in taxes.