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DMX

Arrested In South Carolina

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8/21/2013 9:19 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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8:30 AM PT --
DMX has been released from jail, but there's a catch ... law enforcement tells us he's been placed under house arrest. It's unclear at this point how long he'll have to stay home.

And for the record ... DMX tells TMZ he was totally unaware there was any weed in the car.

7:44 AM PT --
According to the police report, obtained by TMZ ... DMX smelled like he was drunk and was in possession of WEED at the time of the arrest.

Cops say X was a passenger in an F350 truck that made an illegal lane change. When they stopped the ride, cops say they found a bag of weed sitting on the arm rest of the passenger door, where X was sitting.

Cops say one of the officers recognized DMX during the arrest and knew there was an active warrant for his arrest.

The officers proceeded to search the car ... and found 3 more bags of weed under the driver's floor board. ... so they cited the driver for possession of weed.

According to the report, DMX became "very aggressive with his words and was making multiple idle threats."

X was ultimately cited for weed and hauled to a nearby jail to deal with the warrant.

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DMX
was arrested in South Carolina last night -- but immediately called BS on the cops -- screaming out allegations that he was set up ... and it was all caught on tape.

According to DMX, the cops pulled over a car he was riding in for making an illegal U-turn. During the stop, cops say they found weed in the car and put the rapper in 'cuffs.  Cops say they also noticed a warrant out for DMX stemming from a previous driving without a license case and informed him that he needed to go to jail.

082113_dmx_arrest_launchX was pissed and began ranting about the situation while a female friend of his recorded the entire incident.

"This ain't no normal traffic stop," X screamed ... "18 cops, 5 cars, get the f**k outta here man."

X also claims the driver did nothing wrong -- and the car should never have been pulled over in the first place.

"It was legal ... they got nothing."

At one point, you can hear X say, "I'm sweatin' like a motherf**ker, yo."

X was eventually hauled to jail in Greer County, SC -- and he's scheduled to face a judge sometime this morning.

Law enforcement sources say ... X is expected to be sentenced to 15 days behind bars ... but will most likely only have to serve 10, if he's a good boy.

During the arrest, X suffered what is believed to be a slight asthma attack ... and paramedics responded to the scene to treat the rapper. Don't worry, he's fine now.

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91 COMMENTS

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46.

tyrone    

i won't judge you because we all human and make mistakes , but i can pray for your soul to get out of that demon that is been hunting your seen your were 14 yr old

241 days ago
47.

tyrone    

i won't judge you because we all human and make mistakes , but i can pray for your soul to get out of that demon that is been hunting your seen your were 14 yr old !!

241 days ago
48.

roll3567    

hey man get some just for men on that grey.

241 days ago
49.

EastCoastChopper    

First, that Mug is a face of meth...
Second, weed is what DMX uses to calm him when he is bouncing off the walls on crystal or crack
Thirdly, dude needs to get a liver function test...

Just sayin...

241 days ago
50.

phreakincool    

DMX thinks its the Illuminati that's responsible...he may be right. Nobody could be this unlucky, right?

241 days ago
51.

CelebJustice    

Didn't know there was weed in the car??? Because he thought he smoked it all. Dude, look in the mirror. Last time I saw glass like that was an early morning wakeboard run.

241 days ago
52.

Wow ...    

His mug shot shows - well, according to him, he was totally sober, knew nothing of the leafy substance near his arm and well...he is a victim of DWB. come on, let's all get with the program already.

241 days ago
53.

MlleCheree    

"Greer County, SC" -- LOL. Fact checkers asleep?

241 days ago
54.

Fameme    

A day hanging out with DMX has to be like a day hanging out with Rick James.

241 days ago
55.

geo    

Stupid as stupid gets! Send his sorry black ass back to Zimbabwe

241 days ago
56.

Dana Holland    

I live in Greer,and have met and hung out with DMX.He is a good guy.Right now life has a strangle hold on him.He is right!SC is a police state!They love to over do it!!!

241 days ago
57.

Awwwshucks    

He be working on the 'chain gang' all the live long day.....

241 days ago
58.

STFU    

XOXXO Please get your life together, D.

As a fan, Im so afraid you are not going to be with us long if you continue down this path.

241 days ago
59.

princessavenger    

Probably not a good idea to smoke herb if you got asthma...just saying...bake special brownies, a lot less obvious than a baggie of weed

241 days ago
60.

anony    

Hey, DMX. Lindsay LoHo called.....

241 days ago
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