EL PASO, Texas, May 26 (UPI) -- Wiz Khalifa was arrested in El Paso, Texas on Sunday morning after a TSA officer at El Paso airport found 0.5 grams of a "green leafy substance" inside the rapper's backpack.
Local police sent Khalifa, born Cameron Jibril Thomaz, to a local jail, where he kept his fans updated on his progress.
Free Trap Wiz. pic.twitter.com/E39UYWTG8d— We Dem Boyz (@wizkhalifa) May 25, 2014
Khalifa, who has never been shy about his marijuana use, was about to release a mixtape called 28 Grams.
Jail selfie. pic.twitter.com/l01qB8oLrm— We Dem Boyz (@wizkhalifa) May 25, 2014
"I wanna drop 28 Grams but they got me locced up," he tweeted. "Soon as I get out, the tapes comin out."
"They're tryna figure out how many grams I had. How ironic," he added.
The 26-year-old was eventually released on $300 bail.