Rick Ross, NFL Star Jason Peters Arrested In Separate Incidents In Louisiana

By Allen Starbury  |  03/27/2011

Rick RossIt's no secret rapper Rick Ross loves to smoke weed, and because of that, he had to pay the consequences on Friday night (March 25) in Shreveport, Louisiana, when he was busted for possession.

As reported by TMZ, Ross (real name: William Leonard Roberts II) was busted when cops detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from his hotel room.

After investigating the matter, the spotted "approximately a gram of it in plain view," said the website. He was subsequently arrested and later released on a misdemeanor summons.

Also busted the same night, in the same city, but in a separate incident was Philadelphia Eagles star Jason Peters.

The NFL player was reportedly arrested on a loud music violation and resisting arrest, after cops asked him to turn down the music in his car and he refused.

Police told TMZ that they asked Peters for his ID several times, but he refused that too. So, he was arrested.

Ross was in town for a scheduled performance, while Peters was one of the celebrity guests.