TO UPDATE: December 11th Lil Wayne pleaded guilty in federal court to illegally possessing a loaded, gold-plated 45-caliber pistol while traveling.
Miami-Dade prosecutors announced his request in a press release, saying that he will be convicted on January 28, 2020. He faces 10 years in prison.
Further details on his arrest are provided below.
Lil Wayne found herself in a different legal situation.
According to court records from E! News, the U.S. attorney for the southern district of Florida, accused the rapper (real name) Dwayne Michael Carter) with weapons and ammunition possession of a convicted criminal. If the 38-year-old is found guilty, he faces up to 10 years in prison.
After the news broke, Lil Wayne’s attorney released a statement to E! News.
“Carter is accused of having a gold-plated pistol in his luggage on a private plane.” Howard Srebnick said. “There is no allegation that he has ever fired, branded, used, or threatened with it. There is no allegation that he is a dangerous person. The charges are that he has been convicted in the past of a crime banning a firearm to own. “
The statement continued: “Although the Supreme Court has not yet ruled on the constitutional question of justice Amy Coney Barrett She recently wrote a dissenting appellate body, stating: “Lack of evidence that he either belongs to a dangerous category or carries individual risk markers that permanently disqualify him [a convicted felon] Owning a gun is against the second amendment. ‘”