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Too Short

Skates on FELONY

Drug Possession Charges

3/24/2013 7:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0322-too-short-tmzToo Short will NOT be prosecuted for felony drug possession ... law enforcement sources tell TMZ.

We broke the story ... Too Short was arrested Wednesday for DUI. He made a failed attempt to escape (see video below) and was taken to jail, where cops say they found drugs in the back of the black and white.  He was booked for felony drug possession.

We've learned ... the L.A. County District Attorney has REJECTED the felony drug case, because cops only found a very small amount of drugs -- which they say is meth. Given that Short does not have a felony record, the D.A. decided not to prosecute and sent the case over to the L.A. City Attorney for misdemeanor review.

We're told the City Attorney will look at the case ... probably next week.

FYI ... Short insists he was not in possession of drugs, and whatever was found in the back of the cop car was left by the prior arrestee who involuntarily hitched a ride to the pokey.

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16.

spectator72    

Free to do more Meth

487 days ago
17.

Peter Popoff    

Not Shorts Meth Biotch

487 days ago
18.

Good riddance!    

Let's just go with the current vernacular: Too Short Lowhans on Felony Drug Possession Charges.

487 days ago
19.

Ozzie X    

He should have been wearing skates when he tried to evade arrest. Then he might have had a chance. He is definitely no track star. Just a has been with fame doing nothing. It just proves his talent was only coincidental.

487 days ago
20.

rick    

MUST BE NICE TO LIVE IN HOLLYWOOD AND RUN FROM THE COPS .EVERYONE GETS A FREE RIDE.THE COPS ARE LIKE A FREE TAXI SERVICE FOR THE RICH AND FAMOUS AND THEN NO ONE WANT TO PRESS CHARGES.MUST BE A LOT OF MONEY DROPPED ON SOMEONE'S FLOOR...NICE
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN ONE OF THESE HIGH CELEBS RUN'S OVER A KID OR DRIVES THREW A HOUSE AND KILLS A INNOCENT PERSON DO THEY GET MOVIE CREDITS..WE NEED THE SAME JUSTICE FOR ALL PEOPLE AND BRING THIS COUNTRY BACK TO THE GOOD PEOPLE WITH HEART AND BACK BONE NOT THE LAME PUNKS ON DOPE PLAYING THE SYSTEM..............THINK ABOUT IT.....

487 days ago
21.

river rat    

Too Short, Too Stupid, Too Ugly is a helluva way to go through life!

487 days ago
22.

Laura    

The LAPD and the California legal system in general has become a big joke. I'm surprised criminals don't just all move there--they are welcomed with open arms.

487 days ago
23.

Leslie May    

To short only ran a little short distance got to give him an A for effort. Come on leave him alone. Where would this world b without to short. Love ya man. Great try. My friend did last week just when cops pulled up at moms house looking for a wanted neighbor. Cops laughed at him and screamed the dogs r coming he ran faster and cleared a fence and was lost n woods for five hours. What is even funnier is hearing him and the cops tell story. He had a traffic ticket he forgot to pay. Could u imagine if it was for something serious. I am proud to say I love my gay friend but don't run next time fool. U lost shoes and phone.

487 days ago
24.

Leslie May    

And the other idiot that ran also got hung up fence neither ones the cops were looking for.

487 days ago
25.

Leslie May    

Here is ur sign.

487 days ago
26.

Leslie May    

I love me some Reggie bush. Best of luck.

487 days ago
27.

Passthepeas    

A small amount of meth is still meth. And illegal. And running away from police officers. Nothing there? C'mon man. They have just enabled another one to go forth and flaunt the law.

487 days ago
28.

karlew    

There was no way this charge was going to stick. In this case it really doesn't matter if he's a celebrity. It would be very difficult to prove beyond a reasonable doubt the meth was his, given the place it was found. Even though the police say the search the car after every arrest, they also said they searched this person before putting him in the back seat. Any half decent lawyer could the rip the hell out of the contradiction in the cop's statements. It's not worth it to the DA to argue a case they know they'll lose. I'm inclined to think the city attorney's office will feel the same way

487 days ago
29.

itsmegnotmeghan    

I'm up on gossip ans famous people so who the heck is this guy and why is he on here so much?! Seriously?!

487 days ago
30.

LISA    

OK, so there wasn't enough Meth for a Felony, and they will be looking into misdemeanor charges, but what about resisting arrest and the DUI?

487 days ago
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