Rapper-actor Snoop Dogg was arrested Tuesday evening by Burbank police on four felony drug- and weapons-related charges just after he finished taping an appearance on "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno."
The arrest of the performer, whose real name is Calvin Broadus, stemmed from an investigation after his apprehension last month by police at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank on suspicion of being a felon in possession of a gun and of transporting marijuana.
He also was charged earlier this month with knowingly possessing a deadly weapon, a collapsible police baton found in his computer bag, as he was about to board a plane at John Wayne Airport in Orange County in September.
Burbank Police Sgt. Kevin Grandalski said Broadus was served with a search warrant after 6 p.m. in the 400 block of Bob Hope Drive, just outside the NBC studios.