David Morales Arrested For Smuggling Ecstasy in Japan

According to Sun, Grammy Award-winning DJ David Morales was ‘arrested by customs in Japan’.

David Morales has been arrested by customs in Japan after allegedly being found with MDMA, police have said. The 56-year-old was allegedly found small amounts of a white powder in his carry case after he arrived on a flight from Hong Kong to Fukuoka airport.

The arrest reportedly happened as he passed through customs at 3.55pm on Friday after a tiny amount of what was suspected to be the party drug was found.

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A police spokesman said: “He was arrested for allegedly violating the law on narcotics and psychotropics control.”

According to Asahi Shimbun, cops allegedly found the drug, which weighed 0.3 grammes, in his suitcase.

However, he is said to have denied the allegations, saying: “It’s not mine – (someone) might have tried to frame me”, reports the Sankei newspaper.

His website states that he was due to perform in Fukuoka on Saturday and Tokyo on Sunday.