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Tupac Shakur arrested in Tennessee, but he’s a White guy

Tupac Shakur (Photo source: Johnson City Police Department in Tennessee)

A White man who shares the name of the late legendary rapper Tupac Shakur was arrested on drug charges and attacking police in Tennessee.

Tupac A. Shakur was apprehended in Johnson City, Tennessee, 90 miles east of Knoxville near the North Carolina border, due to outstanding warrants. However, while he was being taken into custody, Shakur whipped out a knife and tried to injure the arresting officers.

Officers claim that Shakur broke away from them while he was being detained and reached for his waistband and pulled out a blade-type object.

After Shakur was subdued, police found a syringe and many bags of methamphetamine on him.

Shakur was booked on charges of aggravated assault, resisting arrest, simple possession of methamphetamine and unlawful drug paraphernalia.

He is currently being held on $18K bond.

How this Shakur managed to make it to jail without being shot is another matter entirely.

 

Terry Shropshire @RoyalTeeATL

A military veteran and Buckeye State native, I've written for the likes of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Business Chronicle and the Detroit Free Press. I'm a lover of words, photography, books, travel, animals and The Ohio State Buckeyes. #GoBucks

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