Outkast Rapper Big Boi Arrested For Drug Possession
Atlanta, GA 8/08/2011 02:56 PM GMT (TransWorldNews)
Outkast rapper Big Boi was arrested over the weekend in
Miami. TMZ reports the musician, whose real name is Antwan Patton, was exiting
a cruise ship when customs and border patrol dogs detected illegal substances. Patton
was searched and authorities reportedly found ecstasy pills, MDMA powder and
Viagra. He did not have a prescription for Viagra, an erectile dysfunction
Miami-Dade police took Patton into custody and booked him
on three felony counts of possession of a controlled substance and one felony count
of possession of drug paraphernalia. Bail was set at $16,000.
Patton’s attorney Daniel Kane confirmed the arrest. “While
Big Boi was traveling with his group and friends, a small amount of contraband
was found in the collective luggage. I am confident when the entire facts are
aired Big Boi will be completely exonerated,” Kane said.
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