Rapper Lil Boosie, friend arrested in Coweta County

Lil Boosie appears onstage during a taping of MTV's Sucker Free at MTV studios in Times Square on January 23, 2007, in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

A Louisiana rapper and another man were arrested in Coweta County, Georgia on drug and gun charges, according to reports.

TMZ reported Lil Boosie, whose legal name is Torrence Hatch, and a friend, identified as Antonio Pezant Allen, were booked into the Coweta County Jail on marijuana and narcotic possession charges as well as a charge for possession of a firearm.

Both were arrested after being pulled over during a traffic stop Monday afternoon. Police told TMZ they observe their Dodge Charger swerving lanes and nearly sideswiping another vehicle.

Police said they found a bag of marijuana and a loaded 9mm handgun under the passenger seat.

Editor's Note: This story has been updated from a previous version which identified this Antonio Allen as being a former NY Jets player based on information previously reported by TMZ. Authorities in Coweta County has since confirmed to FOX 5 Atlanta this is not the same Allen.

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