BALTIMORE (AP) — Actress Felicia “Snoop” Pearson, who played a Baltimore drug gang assassin in HBO’s “The Wire” series, has been released on bond with electronic monitoring as she fights charges of conspiring to sell heroin.

Defense attorney Benjamin C. Sutley says Pearson was released Friday with electronic monitoring that will allow her to leave the state to pursue her acting career. Baltimore prosecutors say she was granted $50,000 bond. Through a spokesman, Pearson said Friday afternoon that it feels good to be out.

Pearson is one of 64 people charged last month in “Operation Usual Suspects,” a state-federal prosecution of an alleged East Baltimore drug gang. She is charged in an indictment with conspiring with two men to distribute heroin.

An arraignment is set for May 5.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Comments (7)
  1. Doug says:

    At the very least,castrate her.

  2. bernie says:

    The girl needs her juice as in Coke & steroids.

  3. Charlie Snoop Brown says:

    boy, what a poster pup for what’s never going to get better in Baltimore. Words can’t do justice to the disaster that has befallen my birthplace, and as personified in this thing’s behavior and appearance.

  4. Tuttie Cicero says:

    Why is this a news stroy…who cares about this wanna be thug poser

  5. John Scoone says:

    I thought Snoop was muscle??

  6. John Scoone says:

    Those other two guys, Chris Partlow and Marlo Stanfield, right?

  7. sharonda says:

    hay my name is sharonda i done some time wit snoop in jesuup an you would think she learn couse of what we went through in that place i see some things never chang

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