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Rapper Wiz Khalifa Arrested In Texas For Pot

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EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Authorities say rapper Wiz Khalifa has been arrested in West Texas for marijuana possession.

The performer from Cannonsburg, Pennsylvania, was stopped at an inspection checkpoint at the El Paso airport. A statement from El Paso police says because Khalifa traveled without identification, a search was ordered and Transportation Security Administration agents found a canister with marijuana. TSA alerted police, who then arrested Khalifa.

He was charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana and was released after posting $300 bail.

Court records do not list an attorney. A message left at Khalifa's agency was not immediately returned.

Khalifa posted a photo on Twitter inside of what appeared to be a holding cell.

Khalifa was born Cameron Thomaz in Minot, North Dakota. He was a headliner at an El Paso music festival Saturday.

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summerctz May 26 2014 at 7:41 AM

If Obama had a son he'd be just like Wiz.....

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Glenn May 26 2014 at 7:35 AM

From the photo you never would have guessed in a million years that he might be involved in drugs....

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Brad May 26 2014 at 8:11 AM

Are we sposed to care about a black rapper that focases on hate and killing people ?

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offduty1122 May 26 2014 at 7:05 AM

I am shocked! A black rapper arrested for drugs

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ozrok May 26 2014 at 7:02 AM

This should be in black voices

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Tom ozrok May 26 2014 at 7:44 AM

There shouldn't BE a "black voices".

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larrykcory ozrok May 26 2014 at 9:31 PM

Why is there not a white voices?

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Kichiokami larrykcory May 26 2014 at 11:59 PM

Because the majority of AOL IS White Voices . By default .

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qb larrykcory May 27 2014 at 8:48 AM

because they are called the KKK, Skinheads, and militia groups

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Gary Rilling May 26 2014 at 8:49 AM

Wow! One ugly dude

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BLIZZARD-OF-AHHS May 26 2014 at 8:51 AM

but other than that,he's a nice thug

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olwlm May 26 2014 at 10:48 AM

Is this a NEWS??????

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morob54 May 26 2014 at 8:39 AM

OOOHH he had POT WOW calling FBI wow

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james morgan morob54 May 26 2014 at 10:34 AM

Yes, It's still illegal in Texas and he should be in jail for it. Stupid

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Eric morob54 May 27 2014 at 11:36 AM

It isn't the pot that makes some of us scratch our heads in collective wonder, it's being so stupid as to try and get through a TSA checkpoint in an airport while carrying something illegal and not having ID.

That wasn't a brainfart, it was completely stupid. Or arrogant. Was it that he figured his star status would give him a pass?

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elpasoworld May 27 2014 at 9:21 AM

El Paso, Texas cops . . . . . WILL bust blacks for MJ. Just saying. . .
Just reading the newspaper and SEEING the photos.
"90+% Hispanic cops" DO NOT tolerate blacks doing any illegal crap whatsoever.
Snoop Dog also arrested in El Paso for MJ a few years back.
They are watching you. . . . .
The 99% Hispanic neighbors will turn you in.
Just saying. . . .

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toddpugz elpasoworld May 27 2014 at 10:40 AM

didn't Willie Nelson get busted in Texas for the same thing a few years back? didn't know he is black.

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myrrhandco toddpugz May 27 2014 at 11:27 AM

Willie got busted OUTSIDE of El Paso, down there where The Sheriff runs things in Sierra Blanca (100 miles from El Paso) where Steven Seagal volunteered to "Help" the Sheriff
and he because a Dep. Sheriff. Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeee Haaaaaaaaaaaaaaa !
Willie is not black, but his bus got searched in Sierra Blanca at the unofficial Nazi checkpoint on the highway where they can search you and your vehicle without cause or a warrant.
You see, they are LOOKING for illegal Mexicans hidden in cars and busses, so they can search every vehile, if they want.
Sometimes it is a ROAD BLOCK and they search every car.
Disrupts traffic from Dallas to Tucson and on. They BLOCK the highway and all side/ bypass roads that go around the check point.

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myrrhandco toddpugz May 27 2014 at 11:31 AM

ALL roads leaving El Paso Texas are BLOCKED and any car can be searched without a warrant.
All bypass roads, around the Checkpoint are also blocked or watched by hellicopter to see who goes around the Chgeckpoint,
and of course, they REALLY get searched.

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