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Ty Dolla $ign was arrested in Atlanta on Wednesday for alleged drug possession, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. The rapper and six others were stopped in front of the Busy Bee Cafe near Martin Luther King Jr. Drive after officers claimed they smelled marijuana coming from his vehicle. Upon a further search, police say they found marijuana and cocaine.

According to eyewitness footage via TMZ, police dogs were employed to search the vehicle, after which the rapper was handcuffed and placed into a police car.  The AJC also notes that the rapper, real name Tyrone William Griffin Jr., was brought into Fulton County Jail on Thursday morning on charges of possessing less than an ounce of marijuana, possession of cocaine, and obstruction of a law enforcement officer. According to police, the six others were released without charges.

Ahead of his arrest, Griffin was scheduled to perform with G-Eazy and Lil Uzi Vert at the Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood.

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Words by Candice Nembhard
Staff Writer

A Berlin-based gal from Brum.