Mississauga Rapper PartyNextDoor Arrested in U.S.

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A Mississauga-born rapper is facing drug-related charges in the U.S.

A recent WIVB 4 article reports that on Thursday, Oct. 5 at approximately 9:30 a.m., New York State Troopers in Niagara County arrested 24-year-old Jahron Brathwaite (who goes by the name PartyNextDoor or PND).

Police also arrested his friend, 24-year-old Jerome Nevins.

According to WIVB, the pair was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance at the Queenston-Lewiston Bridge.

According to the article, Brathwaite was allegedly in possession of xanax and oxycodone at the time of the arrest. The substances were reportedly discovered when the bus Braithwaite and Nevins were riding in was stopped for secondary inspection as it was entering the U.S.

Both men are expected to appear in court in the U.S. at a later date.

PartyNextDoor is a rapper and songwriter signed with OVO Sound, a record label founded by fellow Canadian artist Drake. He has released several albums, including the self-titled PartyNextDoor in 2013, PartyNextDoor Two and PNDColours in 2014 and PartyNextDoor 3 in 2016.

PartyNextDoor recently released his Seven Days EP.

He is currently on tour.

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