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Rapper 2 Chainz was arrested Thursday on suspicion of drug possession in Maryland, where he was supposed to perform a college event.
The 35-year-old, whose real name is Tauheed Epps, was pulled over for allegedly going 79 mph in a 55 mph zone in East Md., when cops reportedly smelled marijuana in the van. Police found a marijuana grinder and traces of marijuana in a backpack he said he owned and arrested him,He could face up a year in jail and a fine of up to $1,000, according to the Associated Press. Marlyland state police pulled him out of 7 people in the white van he was riding in, he was the only person arrested for marijuana possession. After being released, Chainz tweets:
“Locked me up and then Wanted pictures. We to jail for a grinder??? REALLY??? … I work hard and pray even harder, we gone always b good yall…. Not to mention my security said it was his and they said, he don’t smoke, how da fuk u know? Haha wut aday!!!”
Sgt. Marc Black, a police spoksemsan, told the Baltimore Sun that there is “no specific policy, per se” about officers taking photos with people they arrest. “But we’re looking at it administratively to see if anything should be pursued.