UPDATE: The Korea Times article states “Police said Lewis was caught in June during his fourth attempt to bring in the drug.”

The Grammy-nominated British DJ Mark Lewis was arrested in Korea for an act of alleged drug smuggling. Lewis was nominated for a Grammy Award back in 2005 for ‘Best Electronic/Dance Album' for “I Found U.”

Video footage shows Lewis at a customs checkpoint at Incheon International Airport with a bottle of gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB). Sources say that he was discovered with 3.78 liters of the date rape drug in his possession. The value of the attempted drug smuggle was worth $336,148 and has the quantity to dose 1,000 people.

Mark Lewis Smuggle
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Police said that Lewis tried to disguise the drug in a normal water bottle.

Water Bottle Smuggle Mark Lewis
Credit: Yonhap

Lewis reportedly denies the allegations, saying that he did not know the water bottle was filled with drugs.

Source: Korea Times