Lil Baby apprehended in Paris by French authorities in drug case

Lil Baby detained in Paris by French police in drug case

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Rapper Lil Baby remains in the custody of French authorities as part of a narcotics examination, authorities stated. He remained in Paris with NBA star James Harden for Fashion Week.

Lil Baby, whose genuine name is Dominique Armani Jones, was apprehended with another individual in the city for apparently bring drugs, the Paris district attorney’s workplace validated to NBC News on Thursday.

Harden, who has actually been seen with Jones around Paris over the previous week, was not in custody.

An examination has actually been opened by the city’s 8th district authorities precinct, the district attorney’s workplace stated.

Video tape-recorded by a spectator and shared online appears programs Harden and a minimum of another Black guy being surrounded by authorities and having their pockets browsed. Harden can be heard in the brief clip informing somebody off video camera, “It’s OK. I don’t comprehend.” NBC News has actually not yet validated the credibility of the video.

News of the arrest was initially reported by the French paper Le Parisien and validated by NBC News. The paper stated both Jones and Harden were amongst a group who were come by authorities at about 4: 50 p.m. regional time after 3 individuals left an automobile giving off cannabis.

Representatives for Jones and Harden did not right away react to an ask for remark.