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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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106.

Bkshorti    

50/50 chance he's telling the truth, jim is always a target when looking at his past so he shouldn't b shocked this happened.

447 days ago
107.

Bkshorti    

50/50 chance he's telling the truth, jim is always a target when looking at his past so he shouldn't b shocked this happened.

447 days ago
108.

Kaaka    

lets see a blackman sitting in a nice CAR park when approach by 4 white cops with the line "they smell that "phantom" weed"..hmm ,Any BETS on the over /under if he was WHITE this IS NOT happening.At times 2013 sure feels like the 1960... all over again.So PARKING while black is the new problem now.

447 days ago
109.

TheTruth    

The biggest racists are the ones that constantly bring it up. Everything is about race to them. They call you a racist if you say that racism is not as prevalent as they say it is. Liberals are the most racist of all. Both black and white. White liberals feel some kind of guilt for whatever reason.

447 days ago
110.

chicagokittykat22    

I wish i had someone to blame on a daily basis!

447 days ago
111.

joy    

You were pulled over at Newark Airport, not Teterboro.. there was no racial profiling involved.

447 days ago
112.

rick    

Just another excuse of a man....No license and you're driving are you special...I never heard of you or I thought you drank the kool aid and died a long time ago.
What a disgrace, just a crapper rapper

447 days ago
113.

talynn0725    

I believe his story... but jim always looks like he needs a bath... soooo yeah.

447 days ago
114.

"Carlton"    

He looks dirty and trashy; He deserves to be harassed by the police. I mean look at how this thug cares himself as an obvious dumb ass suspect! I am tired of hearing about these African American rappers getting into trouble with law enforcement. -.-

447 days ago
115.

The Patriot    

" Blending in is the key, Look like you belong. When you stand out, that's when your in trouble. "

447 days ago
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