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Singer Frank Ocean in drug arrest

Published 04/01/2013 | 17:00

Frank Ocean has been arrested for drug possession
Frank Ocean has been arrested for drug possession

Grammy-nominated R&B singer Frank Ocean is facing a marijuana possession charge after police said he was stopped for speeding on New Year's Eve.

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Mono County Sheriff's Department said officers stopped Ocean's black BMW at about 4.30pm on US 395 in California's Eastern Sierra Nevada, for driving at more than 90mph in a 65mph zone.

Sheriff's spokeswoman Jennifer Hansen said a strong marijuana odour wafted out as a deputy approached the car and the officer found a small bag of marijuana on 25-year-old Ocean, whose legal name is Christopher Breaux.

Ocean, of Beverly Hills, was cited for marijuana possession and released.

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