Rapper Big Boi Arrested For Drug Possession
Star stopped by Customs agents after returning from cruise
Customs officers arrested rapper Big Boi, of the group OutKast, Sunday on suspicion of drug possession. (Getty Images)
Antwan "Big Boi" Patton, half of the Grammy winning hip hop duo Outkast, was returning from a cruise when he was stopped by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol dogs. Officers found ecstasy pills, Viagra and drug paraphernalia, accoridng to officials.
The rapper now faces three felony counts of possession of a controlled substance and one felony count of possession of drug paraphernalia.
He was booked into a Miami-Dade County Corrections facility. His bail was set at $16,000.
Relations between Big Boi and OutKast partner Benjamin had been strained over the years, but there were reports the two were back together.
Big Boi has recently been touring with Cee Lo Green.