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Ol' Dirty Bastard Russell Jones

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Jones posed for this mugshot in December 2001 at the New York State Department of Correctional Sevices while serving time in prison on a drug charge.
Ol' Dirty Bastard Russell Jones Mugshot

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  • March 1999 - Just four days after the above drug arrest, ODB was arrested in New York City for driving with a suspended license.

  • August 1999 - Jones was pulled over in Queens, New York, after running a red light. Police searched the car and found narcotics. He was arrested for possessing a narcotic with intent to sell and was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle in the second degree, unlawful possession of marijuana, driving by unlicensed operator, and disobeying the red traffic signal light.

  • August 1999 - Ten days after his arrest in Queens on drug charges, a bench warrant was issued for OBD's arrest for failing to appear in a Los Angeles Criminal Court for his February 1999 arrest for wearing a bulletproof vest.

  • November 1999 - Jones was sentenced to one year in a drug rehabilitation facility and three years formal probation in Los Angeles for making terrorist threats (Sept. 98) and wearing a bulletproof vest (Feb. 99).

  • January 2000 - Jones was kicked out of the drug rehabilitation facility for getting drunk.

  • March 2000 - Jones was sent to the California Department of Corrections for a 90-day evaluation for violating his probation after being kicked out of the rehabilitation facility in January.

  • June 2000 - After completing the 90-day evaluation, ODB was sentenced to spend 180 days at a drug treatment facility after pleading no contest to violating his probation in March.

  • October 2000 - A "no-bail" bench warrant has been issued for ODB after the rapper ran away from drug-treatment facility he was court ordered to go to for 180 days.

  • November 2000 - ODB was arrested at a McDonald's restaurant in Philadelphia after being a fugitive from police for over a month.

  • July 2001 - ODB was sentenced in Queens, New York to two to four years, for his August 1999 drug charges.

  • October 2001 - A Los Angeles Superior Court judge sentenced Jones to two years in prison for fleeing a drug rehab center. His sentence was to run concurrently with his New York prison sentence.

  • February 2003 - ODB was moved from prison to a psychiatric hospital in the New York City.

  • May 2003 - ODB leaves the psychiatric hospital and changes his name to Dirt McGirt.

  • November 13, 2004 - Jones dies from a fatal mixture of cocaine and the prescription pain killer drug Tramadol.
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