[UPDATE] Coolio Arrested…In Same Jail as His Son!
It was a father-son day today as Coolio was arrested and put in the same jail as his son…and already posted his $5800 bail. Damn…he still getting “Gangsta’ Paradise” royalty checks…? O_o
The Wheard: TMZ
Just moments after Coolio was released from jail today in Vegas, the rapper bee-lined to the first place he could think of … a casino … and TMZ has obtained photographic proof.
Sources tell TMZ, Coolio waltzed into the Golden Nugget about an hour ago — and snapped this friendly pic with staffers.
TMZ broke the story … Coolio was arrested earlier today after cops pulled over the car he was riding in — and discovered C had two active bench warrants out for his arrest stemming from multiple traffic violations.
Coolio was then hauled to Clark County Detention Center — where his son Grtis is rotting away for allegedly robbing some dude at gunpoint a few months ago.
Here’s how he got arrested…
TMZ has learned rapper Coolio was arrested in Las Vegas today … and is currentlybehind bars at the same jail as his kid.
Law enforcement tells TMZ … Coolio was a passenger in a Nissan Versa which was pulled over for a routine traffic violation early Friday morning.
We’re told the cops ran Coolio’s name in the system and noticed he had 2 active bench warrants out for his arrest stemming from multiple traffic violations.
Coolio was arrested and hauled to Clark County Detention Center — the same place where his son Grtis is rotting away for allegedly robbing some dude at gunpoint a few months ago.
Coolio’s bail has been set at $5,850. A court date has not yet been set.
4:32 PM PT: Coolio has since posted bail and been released.