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Northfield Police: Rapper Chief Keef Was Doing 110 In A 55

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Rapper Chief Keef, whose real name is Keith Cozart, is seen in a mugshot after an arrest in Georgia in May 2013. (Credit: Dunwoody, Ga., police)

Rapper Chief Keef, whose real name is Keith Cozart, is seen in a mugshot after an arrest in Georgia in May 2013. (Credit: Dunwoody, Ga., police)

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NORTHFIELD, Ill. (STMW) — Chicago rapper Chief Keef was charged early Monday with excessive speeding in Northfield — one week after being arrested in Georgia on a marijuana charge.

According to Northfield police records, Keef, whose real name is Keith F. Cozart, was stopped on the northbound Edens Expressway (I-94) after being clocked driving 110 miles per hour in a 55 mph zone from Lake Avenue to Tower Road in north suburb, Pioneer Press is reporting.

Northfield police stopped the rapper at 3:44 a.m. Monday and cited him with excessive speeding and driving with an unlawful number of passengers for a graduated driver.

The 17-year-old, who listed a Northbrook address, had three passengers with him in his 2011 BMW when he was stopped.

He was booked into jail May 20 after an arrest at a hotel in Dunwoody, Ga. after hotel security “observed smoke and a smell of marijuana from a room.”

The rapper posted a mugshot of himself May 21 on Instagram and announced on Twitter that he “Jus Got Out” of jail in DeKalb County, Ga.

For his most recent charge Cozart was given a $2,000 bond and a July 8 court date.

He has previously served time for a gun charge and a violation of parole related to handling a firearm.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2013. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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