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Petey Pablo Gets 35 Months In Prison For A Gun Charge

 

Rapper Petey Pablo was sentenced Monday to 35 months in prison on a federal gun charge.

Pablo, 38, whose real name is Moses Barrett III, pleaded guilty in March to possession of a stolen firearm when he was discovered with one at an airport.

The rapper was arrested at Raleigh-Durham International Airport on Sept. 11, 2010, when a security screener found a 9mm handgun in his carry-on luggage.

It was later found out that the gun was actually stolen during a 2005 residential burglary in Gardena, California.

Pablo at the time was trying to catch a U.S. Airways flight to Los Angeles for the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards when he was arrested, authorities said.

Known for his hit singles “Raise Up” and “Freek-A-Leek,” Pablo will have to wait at least 35 more months before his comeback.

Hopefully Pablo won’t have his own jail version of “Freek-A-Leek,” Shameka, Keisha, Sabrina….  Tyrone, Buck, Big Leroy…

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  • http://paramountllc@msn.com Pierre

    35 months is 2 years 11 months

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