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3/27/2011 3:58pm EDT

Rick RossRapper Rick Ross was arrested on Friday night after allegedly smoking marijuana in a Los Angeles hotel room.

Police took the hip-hop star into custody following complaints about the strong smell of weed reportedly wafting from his room at the Hilton hotel in Downtown Shreveport.

According to, officers saw a gram of the drug in plain view. Ross was later released on a misdemeanor summons.

It was a busy night for Shreveport police - NFL football player Jason Peters was also arrested and charged with loud music and disturbing the peace.


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