R&B crooner El DeBarge was arrested for drug possession in Los Angeles on Tuesday afternoon, reports TMZ. The former lead singer of the popular ’80s musical family group DeBarge was spotted allegedly conducting a drug deal in Encino, Calif., with another unidentified man. DeBarge is reportedly being charged with possession for sale of narcotics.
El was caught around 2 PM in Encino, California after LAPD officers observed him participating in what appeared to be a drug deal with another man near the 101 Freeway.
DeBarge was arrested for possession of narcotics with intent to sell. It’s the 3rd time El has been arrested for drug possession since 2001.