Pittsburgh, PA rapper Wiz Khalifa was arrested in Greenville, North Carolina.
Early reports state that Wiz Khalifa was at a show at East Carolina University when police reportedly stopped his show 45 minutes into his set. He was arrested later, as he attempted to board his tour bus.
According to MTV News, police took the 22-year-old Wiz into custody after searching his tour bus and finding marijuana. He’s been charged with a felony count of trafficking in marijuana, a felony count of maintaining a dwelling/vehicle/place for sale or storage of marijuana, and one misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.
Khalifa has a history of bragging about his fondness for weed. Recently, he launched his own brand of rolling papers and bragged in an interview of his $10,000-a-month habit. Hours before his arrest he tweeted “Smoke outs Greeneville, nc tonight. Fall thru wit ur finest plant life.”
Wiz was in town to perform at Wright Auditorium, as part of the national “Waken Baken Tour 2010.”
The rapper, whose real name is Cameron Thomaz, remains in the Pitt County Detention center after he was apprehended in the middle of a concert at East Carolina University .
His bond was set at $300,000 and, according to reports remains in custody.
Fans captured video of his arrest below: