As more details emerge about the events leading up to rapper Juice Wrld's death, news outlets are reporting that the artist allegedly swallowed pills to hide them from the feds who were confiscating guns and drugs from him at the airport right before he had the seizure.
According to The Chicago Tribune, officers and agents had been waiting at the Atlantic Aviation hangar at Midway early Sunday because they suspected the private plane from Los Angeles carrying the musician was carrying contraband, the sources said.
Sources also told the outlet that when rapper's girlfriend was asked by police if he had any medical issues or had ingested any drugs, she told them that he takes Percocet, and "has a drug problem."
When they conducted the search, officers reportedly found 41 "vacuum-sealed" bags of marijuana, six bottles of prescription codeine cough syrup, two 9 mm pistols, a .40-caliber pistol, a high-capacity ammunition magazine, and metal-piercing bullets.
Two security guards working for the rapper have also been charged with misdemeanor offenses for illegally possessing the guns and ammunition.