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Lil Wayne Pleads Guilty in Gun Case, Facing a Year Prison Sentence

October 23, 2009 02:22:51 GMT

Though so, his attorney strongly believes that the sentencing won't affect Wayne's career as he is "an elegant and intelligent man".


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Lil Wayne has on Thursday, October 22, pleaded guilty to attempted criminal possession of a weapon which stemmed from a 2007 arrest, during when authorities found illegal loaded gun on his tour bus. Due to his guilty plea, he is now facing a possible one year behind bars.

Wayne initially pleaded not guilty to the felony count of attempted criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree. But he had a change of mind after a DNA profiling technique used by police proved small amounts of DNA found on the gun connected to him. His defense attorney, Stacey Richman had also raised questions about the new technique.

However, after the Thursday hearing Richman told E! News that plea agreement had been in the works for some time. Richman said, "Wayne decided that this was what he wanted to do. I think he had made the decision some time ago and there were discussions [with members of his posse]."

Wayne is currently free on $30,000 bond, but has been ordered to surrender his passport. His next court hearing is scheduled for December 15 later this year, at which point the case will be adjourned until February for sentencing. A trial date, meanwhile, has not yet been set.

When asked about how the sentencing would affect Wayne's career, Richman told E! News, "He's an elegant and intelligent man ..... I don't perceive given who he is, his talents, that this should damage him."

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posted by Mandari on Apr 02, 2010
Missing lil wayne alot hope when he got out he will release asong about his jail life
posted by Gillespie on Feb 26, 2010
I just hope lil wayne will be out becos we are already missing him.
posted by someone on Dec 17, 2009
u go Dayana martinez
posted by one of his x-fans on Dec 17, 2009
'lil wane' was just sooooo STUPID 2 do that he wasn't going 2 get his way why go 2 prison if he knew his plan wouldn't work age-8
posted by hi on Oct 23, 2009
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posted by Dayana Martinez on Oct 23, 2009
This just shows how much the US Constitution has been gutted by the Left. The fact that a person can go to jail for exercizing his Second Amendment rights is scary. Under the Constitution, no government has the authority to forbid any of us from possessing a weapon. We need right-thinking people to get on every jury and refuse to uphold these unconstitutional gun laws. Little Wayne is soon to be another political prisoner incarcerated to further the liberal agenda.

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