CHICAGO (CBS Chicago / CBS News) Chicago rapper Vic Mensa was arrested at Dulles International Airport outside Washington, DC over the weekend after U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents said they found illegal drugs in his luggage.
The rapper and native of the Hyde Park neighborhood, whose real name is Victor Kwesi Mensah, reportedly bar LSD and psylocybin, it says in a statement.
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The 28-year-old arrived at the airport around 7am on a plane from Ghana, the statement said. When officials searched his luggage, they allegedly found 41 grams of liquid LSD, about 124 grams of Psilocybin capsules, 178 grams of Psilocybin gum and six grams of Psilocybin mushrooms.
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“Drug bans remain a customs and border protection enforcement priority, and we remain committed to working closely with our federal, state and local law enforcement partners to ensure that those transporting illegal drugs into the United States are investigated and prosecuted,” Daniel said. Escobedo, Area Port Director for CBP’s Area Port of Washington, DC said in the statement.
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