LATEST: Rapper Snoop Dogg has been formally charged with one felony count of knowingly possessing a dangerous weapon by California authorities. The GIN AND JUICE star, real name CALVIN BROADUS, was arrested on 27 September (06) at John Wayne Airport in Orange County, California after allegedly trying to board a plane while carrying a 21 inch (53 centimetre) collapsible police baton in a computer case. If convicted, he faces a potential maximum of three years in state penitentiary. Bail was set at $150,000 (GBP83,000). On 26 October (06), he was arrested a second time at Burbank, California's Bob Hope Airport on suspicion of possessing marijuana and a handgun, according to police. After being taken into custody, the rapper was freed on $35,000 (GBP19,000) bond and is scheduled to appear in Los Angeles Superior Court on 12 December (06) to be arraigned. The star also had another airport incident at London's Heathrow in April (06), where Snoop Dogg and several members of his entourage were arrested after an altercation in the business class lounge, which they apparently did not have permission to use.