Wiz Khalifa Arrest On Camera; Rapper Charged With 2 Felonies
DetailsÂ continue to emerge in the arrest of Wiz Khalifa on purported drug charges.
The rapper, whose real name is Cameron Thomaz, was released from the Pitt County Detention center earlier this morning, after he was apprehended in the middle of a concert at East Carolina University .
Greenville, North Carolina police have officially charged Wiz Khalifa with three different counts, including two felony drug charges.
The Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based rapper was arrested shortly after a performance as part of the national "Waken Baken 2010 Tour" at (ECU) last night (November 8th).
According to reports, a large stash of marijuana was found on the bus, although the amount confiscated is not known at press time.
Wiz Khalifa has officially been charged with possession of drug paraphernalia (misdemeanor), maintaining a dwelling/place for the sale of a controlled substance (felony) and drug trafficking (felony).
The rapper, who has since been released from jail on a reported $300,000 bond, took to his Twitter page with his first public statement.
"waken…baken…wrist still achin. thnx for tha love and support," Wiz Khalifa tweeted.
A Facebook group of 1,200 people have already started a “Free Wiz” campaign.
Wiz Khalifa was brought to East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina after students lobbied for him.
Below is the video.