El DeBarge, nominated for a Grammy in 1985, was arrested for a drug deal in broad daylight. According to Reuters.com, he was busted by undercover cops after doing a drug deal in the open.
Police found drugs in the area he was standing, although they have not yet disclosed what type of drugs were found. El DeBarge was arrested for possession with intent to sell, which is a felony in California and could land in him in jail for several years.
He is out on bail. The singer has spoken publicly about his battle with drug addiction.
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