Santana pleaded guilty to drug and gun charges back in August.
American rap star Juelz Santana has been sentenced to over two and a half years in prison for attempting to smuggle drugs and a gun on board an aircraft in New York.
Santana – real name LaRon James, aged 36 – was sentenced Wednesday (December 19th) to 27 months in prison, after pleading guilty back in August to possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and carrying a weapon on an aircraft, according to Rolling Stone.
In March this year, he was stopped by security officers at Newark Airport in New Jersey as he tried to board a flight to San Francisco, after a loaded .38-caliber handgun and “a controlled dangerous substance”, believed to be non-prescription oxycodone pills, were found in his carry-on bag. He initially fled the airport in a taxi, leaving his bags behind, but handed himself in two days later.
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Juelz Santana - Hip hop artists Dipset, Cam'ron, Jim Jones and Juelz Santana gave live performances during the Source360 festival at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, United States - Saturday 20th September 2014