Big Boi Arrested on Drug Charges

Miami police detain the Outkast rapper for possession of cocktail of drugs.

Posted: 08/07/2011 03:59 PM EDT
Filed Under Big Boi

Big Boi was busted today (Sunday, Aug. 7) in Miami for allegedly having ecstasy, MDMA powder, which is said to induce a state of euphoria, and Viagra pills, TMZ reports.


The rapper, whose real name is Antwan Patton, was caught by customs and border control patrol dogs as he was leaving a cruise ship, a law enforcement source tells the site. He was arrested around 1:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon.


The 36-year-old Savannah, Georgia, native has been charged with one count of drug possession and three counts of possession of a controlled substance. He is being held on $16,000 bond.


The website also says the Dungeon Family member is not known to have a prescription for Viagra.

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