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Looks like someone's going to be hugging it out in jail. Jermaine "Huggy" Hopkins, one of the teenage stars who went toe-to-toe with Morgan Freeman's hard-nosed principal in the inspirational 1989 movie Lean on Me, has been busted for selling pot in Phoenix. Here's what went down. According to local Fox affiliate Ksaz, Hopkins was swept up in a sting conducted by undercover detectives from the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office when he engaged them in a drug deal involving 200 pounds of marijuana he had in his SUV along with $100,000 cash. Once the deal was complete, police subsequently pulled the 38-year-old thesp over in his vehicle and took him into »
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Actor Jermaine Hopkins, best known for his role as Thomas Sams in the 1989 film 'Lean On Me,' was arrested this week on drug charges. According to TMZ, Hopkins allegedly tried to buy 200 pounds of weed from an undercover police officer in Arizona. After the drug deal went down, cops arrested the actor, then searched his apartment, where an additional 100 pounds of pot was found. He is now charged with two felony counts of possessing, transporting and trying to sell marijuana, and faces up to five years in prison.
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2 items from 2011
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