- American rapper Lil Wayne has been found on board an aircraft with cocaine and a gun
- Authorities at the Miami airport searched the plane after they got a tip-off about drugs being transported
- Moments later, Wayne’s attorney disclosed that the rapper was cleared to leave the scene
- The rapper also updated his fans on Twitter by noting that everything is good
37-year-old American rapper Dwayne Michael Carter Jr, popularly known as Lil Wayne, was accosted by federal agents in Florida on Monday, December 23, after he was found aboard an aircraft that was carrying cocaine and a gun.
According to reports by The Sun, the aircraft was searched by authorities who had gotten a tip-off earlier on, moments after Wayne landed at the Miami-Opa Locka executive airport.
During the process of search, it was reported that cocaine and a firearm were found on the aircraft, a Gulfstream G-V capable of accommodating up to 14 passengers and crew, which had been travelling from California.
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Herald reports that the search involved investigators with the Miami-Dade police, FBI, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and other agencies.
Another report from TMZ noted that the rapper’s lawyers rushed down to the scene after he contacted them.
A defence attorney to Wayne, Howard Srebnick, later disclosed that the 37-year-old rapper had been cleared to leave the scene on Monday night.
The rapper also took to the microblogging platform, Twitter, to update his fans. His post suggested that everything seemed to be under control.
See tweet below:
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously gathered a report that highlighted some of the rapper’s top songs in 2019. Wayne who has 12 albums to his credit managed to trend with some of his old songs.
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