Ty Dolla $ign was in Atlanta taking part in the Endless Summer Tour on Wednesday (September 5) when the van he was driving in was subsequently pulled over by police. Inside, officers reportedly discovered a sizable amount of marijuana and Cocaine.
TMZ first broke the story after obtaining video showing Ty Dolla standing off to the side while APD officers tear through his black Mercedes Sprinter. Meanwhile, a police dog continues barking incessantly as the search goes on.
According to HipHopDX an APD official gave a statement saying,
“Around 4:55 p.m. [local time] Tyrone William Griffin Jr. (Ty Dolla $ign) along with six others were stopped in the area of 810 Martin Luther King Jr. Preliminary information indicated that the smell of marijuana was coming from the vehicle they were occupying.
“Officers searched the vehicle and located marijuana and cocaine. Officers are in the process of filing charges.”
Ty Dolla $ign who’s real name is Tyrone William Griffin Jr.will be charged with possession of marijuana less than an ounce and possession of cocaine. Once the charges are finalized, he will be transported to Fulton County Jail. The other six were released without charges.”
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