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Wire actress arrested in drugs raid

An actress who appeared in hit US TV series The Wire has been arrested during a drugs raid in Baltimore.

Felicia "Snoop" Pearson, who played a killer of named Snoop in the HBO series, was among about 30 people arrested by by Drug Enforcement Agency officers, said police who declined to say what potential charges she faces.

Pearson was convicted of second-degree murder as a teenager. In 2008, she was arrested on a minor drug charge when police went to her home to pick her up for refusing to co-operate as a witness in a murder trial. She was later acquitted of the charge.

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