Lil Wayne gets probation on Arizona drugs and weapons charges

lil-wayneImage Credit: Jonathan MannionWeezy can breathe a little easier today. The Grammy-winning 27-year-old rapper, currently serving one year at New York’s Rikers on a previous gun charge, has received probation after pleading guilty to a reduced drugs charge on June 18 in Yuma County, Arizona.

The case stems from a January 22, 2008, incident in which officers at a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint some 80 miles east of Yuma found an ounce of cocaine, nearly four ounces of marijuana, 41 grams of Ecstasy, and a .40-caliber handgun registered to Wayne on his tour bus (which at the time contained 11 other people), leading to charges felony possession of a narcotic drug for sale, possession of dangerous drugs, misconduct involving weapons and possession of drug paraphernalia—for which Wayne may have faced a 36-month prison term, if convicted.

According to a Reuters report, all other charges were dismissed today in exchange for Wayne, born Dwayne Carter, pleading guilty to one count of possession of a dangerous drug. Wayne himself did not make the trip, appearing instead via video hookup from Rikers.

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  • John

    This is complete Bulls@%t! If this was any regular person, they would be in jail for years. This isn’t even his first crime and he gets probabtion? Then of course he is going to get out of jail, make another record, impregnate more women, and earn millions of dollars. What a worthless human being.

    • Taylor

      ^^^sounds jealous

    • Michelle

      You know what F*CK all of yall who hate lil wayne. So what he had a gun & drugs, BIG F*CKING DEAL.

  • sd

    there were 11 other people on the bus, it is extremely probably and most of the drugs weren’t waynes… i’d say the marijuana and the (registered)gun were his, but he was the only one charged cuz it was his tour bus. get off your high horse.

  • Danny

    Is Lil Wayne going to stay at Rikers Island or stay in Arizona.

  • Barry

    Ship his a$$ to Az & then deport him as an illegal alien.

  • Mindy

    I love Wayne and BBWMeet

  • tophat 419

    keep your head up soldier u know your boyz got yea back and don’t worrie bout nothin they just hatinof another playa’s hustle Holla at yea later Alzwell IZwell remember u got allah he’s the greatest protection so ask for his blessings homie suwhoop.after wards we’ll call for dat 419.

  • supah bhadd.

    Okay so what its not like twayne is tha first celebrity to get chagra similiar to this and actually get off Scott free..i’m not downin wtne cause I love his music but come on get real ppl

  • young army

    I think his innocent

  • ;Mo’Fxxken’ Ashley♥

    Okay I Say They Just Release Lil Wayne I Mean EVERYONE Of His Fans Including Me Of Course Want Him OUt So He Could Keep Making More Of His Amazing Gangster♥ Music, Right And People Needa Quit Hating Its Not Waynes Fault Hes So Talented. Yue Gotta Give Wayne Credit♥ But Ya Hatersz Can Keep Talking Trash Cuz Lil Wayne’ DGAF(: Peace Loves[♥]
    ;Mo’Fxxken’ Ashley♥

  • ;Mo’Fxxken’ Ashley♥

    Ohh Oh Oh And WhoEver Liz Is Why Yue Gotta Hate Hun!?(: I Mean Deathrow or For Wayne To Die Thats Just Messed Up. QUIT HATING HUN!!! IT AInt Gonna Make Yue Better,<3
    ;Mo'Fxxken' Ashley♥





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    webb chapel

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