Superstar DJ arrested in Japan for "smuggling ecstasy"

By Lucia Binding, news reporter
Grammy-award winning DJ David Morales has been arrested on suspicion of smuggling ecstasy in Japan, police have said.
Morales was detained at Fukoka airport in southern Japan after a customs officer found a tiny amount of the euphoria-inducing drug MDMA, better known as ecstasy, in his possession.
"He was arrested for allegedly violating the law on narcotics and psychotropics control," a police spokesman said.Authorities allegedly found five granules of MDMA, weighing 0.3 grams, in Morales' carry-on suitcase.The Sankei newspaper reported that Morales denied the allegation, saying: "It's not mine. [Someone] might have tried to frame me".Morales stated on his website that he was scheduled to perform at events in Fukola on Saturday and Tokyo on Sunday.The American star, 56, is considered to be one of the first superstar DJs and has performed at many clubs around the globe.
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