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Ol' Dirty Bastard Russell Jones

Mugshot and Criminal History


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

One Time Member of the Hip Hop Group the Wu-Tang Clan

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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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