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Rapper behind song 'Sell Drugz' accused of selling drugs in Lebanon

Written by The Associated Press | Nov 1, 2016 8:09 AM

 

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Michael Anthony Persaud, also known as rapper Montana Millz, was arrested Oct. 28 for selling heroin to an undercover police officer. Persuad and Tiffany Irizarry allegedly sold 70 bags of heroin to the officer, and had another 2,300 bags of heroin worth $11,500 in their hotel room.(Photo: Lebanon County District Attorney's office)

(Lebanon) -- A rapper whose songs include "Sell Drugz'' has been charged with selling drugs in Lebanon County.

Twenty-nine-year-old Michael Persaud performs under the name Montana Millz. 

Lebanon County District Attorney David Arnold says Persaud and a female accomplice sold heroin to an undercover police officer during a monthlong investigation.

He says they sold 70 bags of heroin to an undercover officer in Lebanon and were arrested October 28. 

Police raided the couple's hotel room and found more than 2 ounces of heroin worth about $11,500. 

The two suspects are both from Johnston, Rhode Island.

They remain jailed. 

Investigators say his online mix tape also includes songs called "Gun Play'' and "Armed and Ready.''

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