Lil Wayne Arrested By DEA Agents

ImageYuma County Police in Yuma, Arizona have confirmed that Hip-Hop superstar Lil Wayne is being held in police custody.

It has also been revealed that the rapper, born Dwayne Carter Jr., was arrested by Federal drug agents.

"Mr. Carter is in our custody at this time," Yuma County Chief Deputy Major Leon Wilmot said. "But the arrest was performed by another agency. It was a DEA arrest."

Lil Wayne was booked into Yuma County Jail at 6:40 AM PT this morning.

The rapper will be arraigned on felony charges of possessing dangerous drugs, possession of narcotics and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Lil Wayne is scheduled to appear in court today (January 23).