Peter Tosh's youngest son, Jawara McIntosh, is currently in a coma in a Boston hospital after he was brutally beaten in a New Jersey jail where he was serving a six-month sentence for marijuana possession.
So far in 2017, there have been five celebrity drug arrests: NFL players Demetrius Harris and Trevone Boykin, rappers Chief Keef and Shock G, and comedian Artie Lange.
A general rule is not to carry illegal drugs onto planes, but Chief Keef gave it a try and got caught on June 12 at the Sioux Falls Regional Airport in South Dakota.
The shooting of two Danish police officers has led to the destruction of Pusher Street, a tourist attraction in Copenhagen's historic counterculture community, Christiania. The shooter sold drugs on the famous strip.
A routine traffic violation turned into a marijuana arrest when rapper Twista's Rolls Royce was pulled over en route to a concert in South Haven. Police in Portage charged Twista (Carl Mitchell) and three others with possession and took them to jail.