Popular American Rapper, Juelz Santana Sentenced to 2 Years Imprisonment
New York rapper, Juelz Santana, who pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and carrying a weapon on an aircraft, has been sentenced to 27 months in prison.
According to TMZ, James also pled guilty to “possession of a controlled dangerous substance.” James will reportedly “be under supervised release” for one year following his prison sentence.
The rapper whose real name is LaRon Louis James was arrested in March after security staff at New Jersey’s Newark Liberty International Airport found a loaded 38-caliber handgun and nonprescription Oxycodone pills in a carry-on bag containing his identification.
He abandoned his luggage and left the area, but turned himself in three days later.
In 2011, he was also arrested after police found two loaded handguns, 17 bags of marijuana and drug paraphernalia while raiding his New Jersey studio. Santana pleaded guilty to fourth-degree marijuana distribution.