Lil Za Leaves Jail After Being Arrested Twice in One Day: "I'm Fine"

Justin Bieber's rapper friend was taken into custody on drug possession charges and was booked a second time for vandalism

By Zach Johnson Jan 15, 2014 3:08 PMTags
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Lil Za was released from the Lost Hills Sheriff Station on Tuesday, Jan. 14, in Agoura, Calif. The young rapper tweeted about his double arrest shortly after he was released from jail. "I'm fine," he wrote.

A source tells E! News the musician posted bail in the $70,000 range.

Earlier that day, Lil Za was charged with felony drug possession, which was "in plain view" during the police raid on Justin Bieber's home in L.A. Cops were looking for evidence and video surveillance footage from an egging incident, though they had already seen the neighbor's video of the incident.

Law enforcement officials revealed in a Tuesday press conference that they originally believed Lil Za was in possession of cocaine. They later learned that it was MDMA, a form of ecstasy commonly referred to as "molly."

Lil Za was about to post $20,000 bail when he smashed a phone and was booked a second time for vandalism. Bieber, 19, has yet to comment on the police raid or the arrest of his BFF via Twitter. Reps for the "All Around the World" singer declined to comment when contacted by E! News.

Police are examining the evidence collected at Bieber's home. It will either exonerate or condemn him.

The Canadian crooner and his cronies were asleep when authorities arrived at his house Tuesday morning. After the investigators explained what they were doing, Bieber let them proceed without protest. The teen singer—who has not been connected to the drugs found in his mansion—is accused of egging his neighbor's home on Thursday, Jan. 9. Bieber is in danger of being charged with a felony.

"The houses in that neighborhood are of a quality that any damage is going to be extensive. So they had some imported wood and brick and that was significantly damaged," Lt. Steve Whitmore said.

Bieber, meanwhile, recently released his second compilation album, Journals. The songs were posted online over the course of 10 weeks through a digital download campaign entitled #MusicMondays. His concert film, Justin Bieber's Believe, was released on Dec. 25, 2013. It's earned less than $7 million to date.