Felicia "Snoop" Pearson

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Wire Actress Pleads Guilty to Heroin Charge

Snoop avoids jail time with plea deal

(Newser) - Felicia "Snoop" Pearson, best known for playing a drug-gang hit woman of the same name on The Wire, has pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute heroin. The 31-year-old actress was arrested along with dozens of others earlier this year after a federal-state wiretap of a Baltimore drug ring. She...

Arrest of Wire's Snoop Shows the 'Other America'

David Simon: We've got two of them now

(Newser) - Wire creator David Simon writes in Slate that he's "certainly sad" over news that Felicia Pearson, who played the unforgettable hitman Snoop on his show, has been arrested on drug charges. "This young lady has, from her earliest moments, had one of the hardest lives imaginable," he...

The Wire's 'Snoop' Busted in Baltimore Drug Raids

Along with 30 others; HBO actress has other arrests in her past

(Newser) - Felicia "Snoop" Pearson, best known for her role as a drug dealer's hitman on HBO’s The Wire, was arrested along with more than 30 others this morning during raids on a large heroin and marijuana operation in Baltimore. Police, DEA agents, and other officials carried out the pre-dawn...

Wire's Snoop Released From Jail After Arrest

Felicia Pearson accused of being uncooperative witness

(Newser) - The Wire actress Felicia “Snoop” Pearson was briefly detained this week by Baltimore police in connection with a murder trial, the Baltimore Sun reports. Pearson, who herself served time for second-degree murder as a juvenile, is thought to have witnessed a knife attack that left one man dead in...

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