UPDATE: Details Emerge in Lil Wayne Arrest
As previously reported, Lil Wayne was taken into custody early this morning near Yuma, AZ on various drug related charges. According to the Yuma Sun, the arrest came after Wayne’s tour bus was stopped at around 11:30 p.m on Tuesday at a Border Patrol checkpoint on Interstate 8 near Dateland. During the stop, a narcotics detection dog indicated to officers that drugs were present on the bus. A search of the vehicle turned up 105 grams of marijuana, 29 grams of cocaine and an unspecified amount of the drug ecstasy. Two members of his entourage were also arrested on marijuana possession charges. The rapper was taken into custody by local law enforcement and officers from the Drug Enforcement Agency. Ramona Sanchez, a spokeswoman for the DEA confirmed that the suspect was in fact Lil Wayne. Wayne was booked on charges of possession of dangerous drugs, possession of narcotics and possession of drug paraphernalia at 6:00 a.m. on Wednesday according to Capt. Eben Bratcher of the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office.