Cops: Drugs found in Migos SUV, 2 metro Atlanta men charged

Three Arrested After Migos Tour Bus Get Pulled Over The rap trio’s bus was pulled over by police on Highway 105 in Boone, North Carolina on Thursday night. According to a release, officers smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle as the group was leaving a performance at Appalachian State University. Inside of the bus, police found 420 grams of marijuana, 26 ounces of codeine and Xanax. The three men arrested and charged were Jharon Ahmad Murphy, Daryl Irvon McPherson and Dominic Kevin Spinger – none

Clarification: Boone police said the vehicle stopped was an SUV.

North Carolina cops said they followed their noses to the SUV of Gwinnett County rap group Migos and found multiple types of drugs on board.

Three men, none of them members of the popular rap group, were charged with drug possession Thursday night, according to a news release from the Boone Police Department.

The officers “detected an obvious odor of marijuana coming from the band’s vehicle” as it left the venue at Appalachian State University where Migos had just performed, the news release said.


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These are drugs Boone police allegedly said they found aboard the Migos tour bus. (Boone Police Department)
These are drugs Boone police allegedly said they found aboard the Migos tour bus. (Boone Police Department)

Credit: Boone Police Department

Credit: Boone Police Department

Cops searched the vehicle and allegedly found 420 grams of marijuana, 26 ounces of codeine and Xanax pills about 10:30 p.m.

Those charged were: Dominic Kevin Spigner, 26, of Smyrna; Jharon Ahmad Murphy, 26, of Snellville; and Daryl Irvon McPherson, 25, of Cleveland, Ohio.

Murphy, the Snellville man, is the only one who faces a felony charge, cops said. The other two were issued citations in lieu of arrests.


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The metro Atlanta men are due in North Carolina district court May 29 and the Ohio man is set to appear on June 1, police said.

The agency said it is continuing to investigate “with additional charges possible pending results from the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations Laboratory.”

Migos — comprised of Gwinnett-repping Offset, Quavo and Takeoff — was nominated for best rap performance and best rap album at this year's Grammy Awards but did not win.


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