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Jim Jones

White Cops Harassed Me

... Because I'm Black

4/22/2013 3:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0422-jim-jones-frisked-searched-tmzJim Jones claims he was the victim of racial profiling at Newark Airport last week -- when he was pulled over by 4 white cops, who ordered him out of the car while they searched the vehicle for drugs ... and TMZ has the pic.

A rep for the "We Fly High" rapper tells us ... Jones was at the airport Friday, waiting to pick up a friend (who asks Jim Jones to pick them up from the airport?) when he was approached by a police officer who told Jim he smelled weed coming from Jones' car.

You can see in the pic ... four cops surrounded Jones while he was ordered out of the car and told to place his hands on the trunk. The cops searched both Jim's person and his car.

Jim's rep tells us ... cops didn't find a single piece of the green stuff -- but still issued Jim a citation for driving without a license.

Jim's rep says the rapper is furious over the incident -- explaining, "He was searched for nothing more than racial profiling."

A rep for the NY/NJ Port Authority tells us ... they were unaware of the situation and are currently looking into it.

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61.

chris    

your an oreo cookie any way .piece of ****

519 days ago
62.

rds    

Half those going through Newark Airport are black. Total BS "you were pulled over because you're black. If you were waiting where the photo was taken, it's a NO STANDING zone. So you were approached and told to move like everyone else.

519 days ago
63.

Margo    

Lmao what a PUTZ!!!! No license BUT. He blames the cops. What a LOSER!!!!

519 days ago
64.

GoldenAngel    

I'm so sick of white America acting like racial profiling doesn't exsist oh but let it happen to one of you or your friends then its lets run to the media to cry foul. Face it one small injustice for us is an injustice for all sooner or later.

519 days ago
65.

Questdelsangraal    

Typical. Cause problems but when busted to to play the race card. LOSER

519 days ago
66.

Lynn317    

The police must have been 'profiling' Reese Witherspoon and her hubby this weekend too when they were pulled over and arrested ...

519 days ago
67.

djgraf89     

If I was a cop I would harass u to but not because your black just cuz your music sucks! !

519 days ago
68.

Mrugowsky    

Right or wrong, every cop profiles at least to a degree. That's how law enforcement works.

519 days ago
69.

Andrew    

A 36 year old man doesn't have a valid driver's license? And this is the cops fault?

519 days ago
70.

str8edgewriter    

The staggering majority of crime is committed by blacks (9% population), this is a sad fact that they can change (stats on FBI website). Why WOULDN'T a cop profile?

519 days ago
71.

Warijuana    

There's a difference. He's not just black, he acts like a thug, gangsta, pimp... You name it

519 days ago
72.

Sjango    

Damn peckerwoods lol

519 days ago
73.

DaDa    

Hmmmmm, the cops at the airport don't let you stop for 2 seconds. And as many as their are there no wonder he got stopped. If he was white, brown, or green it would have been the same. If you smell like super dank, one of the cops is going to stop you. Your at an airport dummy.

519 days ago
74.

fran    

why is it only white people are called racist. if these guys would stay out of trouble , they wouldnt have a problem with the police...

519 days ago
75.

chicagokittykat22    

Im so sick of the race card being pulled,.,it's 2013 , get over it already

519 days ago
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