Lil Wayne Gets New Sentencing Date in Federal Weapons Case

Written by on December 31, 2020

Lil Wayne’s sentencing has been postponed in his federal gun case.

Earlier this month, the 38-year-old rapper pled responsible to illegally possessing a firearm after federal brokers found a loaded .45-caliber handgun throughout a search of his personal airplane whereas touring from Los Angeles to Miami on Dec. 23, 2019.

His lawyer initially requested expedited sentencing, which was slated for Jan. 28, 2021. However Wayne must wait a little bit longer to be taught his destiny. In response to AllHipHop, U.S. District Choose Kathleen Williams gave Wayne a brand new sentencing listening to date of March 4.

As a convicted felon from over a decade in the past, Wayne wasn’t purported to be in possession of a weapon. However he admitted to proudly owning the gold-plated pistol, which was present in baggage together with bullets, suspected cocaine, ecstasy, heroin, cough syrup, and $25,938 in money.

The crime carries a sentence of as much as 10 years in federal jail, however he’ll seemingly obtain a lighter sentence in change for the responsible plea. Sentencing pointers vary from one 12 months to 2 years with acceptance of accountability.

On the ultimate day of 2020, Weezy shared a message along with his followers. “NYE is a day 2 replicate on yesterday & reincarnate Four 2moro however reflections r onerous 2 see in da darkish & it’s been darkish Four us all,” he tweeted, “but in addition onerous 2 ignore da dawn of a brand new day peekin via da shades & 2020 was shady as a tree however underneath it was a present of higher days 2 come. Joyful U 12 months.”

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