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Hip-hop star Soulja Boy arrested in Georgia

TEMPLE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say hip-hop star Soulja Boy is facing a drug charge after police stopped his rental car in the west Georgia town of Temple on Interstate 20.

Temple Police Chief Tim Shaw tells The Associated Press that police stopped the rented Cadillac Escalade early Tuesday morning. He said officers found marijuana inside.

The artist, also known as DeAndre Cortez Way, was booked into the Carroll County Jail on a felony charge of marijuana possession.

Shaw said that based on what he knows of the arrest, all five occupants of the car were very cordial and the arrest went smoothly.

Carroll County Jail Records did not list an attorney for the artist. Authorities said he was being held without bond, and his first court appearance was set for 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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