Big Boi Arrested on Drug Charges

Big Boi Arrested on Drug Charges

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

Published August 7, 2011

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.

Written by N. Jamiyla Chisholm


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