Singer Faith Evans arrested in LA for drunk driving

LOS ANGELES - Singer and actress Faith Evans was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving on Saturday after being stopped at a police checkpoint in a Los Angeles beach community, police said.



By (Reuters)

Published: Mon 23 Aug 2010, 10:11 PM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 3:12 AM

Evans, 37, the widow of murdered rapper Christopher “The Notorious B.I.G” Wallace, showed signs of being under the influence of alcohol when she was pulled over at a checkpoint near Marina del Rey. She was held for four hours and released pending formal charges, police said.

Evans, who won a Grammy in 1998 for her Wallace tribute “I’ll Be Missing You,” spent 13 weeks in a drug rehab program after being arrested in Atlanta in 2004 and charged with cocaine and marijuana possession.

She was reported in February to be filming a reality TV show marking her planned comeback to the


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