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‘Straight Outta Compton’ Actor Jason Mitchell for Gun, Drug Possession in Mississippi

Actor Jason Mitchell was arrested in Mississippi on felony weapons and drug charges.

Mitchell was booked into Harrison County Jail on Wednesday and is facing four felony charges. Jail records state that he was caught with two guns, including a Glock 19 pistol and a mini Draco AK47 semi-automatic pistol, as well as two pounds of marijuana and 1,300 doses of MDMA.

The actor is facing two felony charges for possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, plus two more felony charges for possession of a weapon by a felon.

Jason Mitchell played rapper Eazy-E in the N.W.A. biopic, “Straight Outta Compton, as well as the character Brandon in the Showtime series, “The Chi.” He was also the character Ronsel Jackson in the Netflix film, “Mudbound.”

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