More details are coming in about the arrest of Desiigner and four of his friends in New York City on Friday morning, September 9.
TMZ is reporting that in addition to the OxyContin found during a search of the SUV they were in, police also found methadone and illegal steroids.
Methadone is an opiod commonly used to treat people addicted to heroin, Dilaudidand OxyContin by reducing drug cravings and preventing opiod withdrawals. It can also be addictive and lead to overdoses or death if abused.
There are many different types of steroids. Many of which are used by doctors to treat a variety of ailments.
However, anabolic steroids are often abused by athletes to increase performance and build muscle. For that reason they are banned in almost every sport.
It’s not known what type or types of steroids were found when Desiigner was taken into custody.
As we previously reported, the 19-year old Brooklyn rapper, born Sidney Selby III, was charged with menacing for allegedly pointing a gun at another driver during a road rage incident and felony criminal possession of a loaded weapon.
He and the other four individuals also face felony charges of criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal possession of drugs with intent to sell.