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Ja Rule To Be Sentenced To Two Years In Jail


Although he’s set to portray a preacher in a new film, Ja Rule will have to take a break from his acting to spend two years in jail for illegal weapons possession.

As previously reported, Rule, real name Jeffrey Atkins, was ruled against by a federal judge after he asked for a dismissal of on his gun possession case.

The rapper asked for a dismissal claiming that in 2007 police had no right to search his Maybach where they found a loaded .40 caliber pistol and a small amount of marijuana which he confessed to having himself.

While the judge did allow a dismissal on the substance charge, Rule appeared in court Monday where he accepted a plea deal and a mandatory two year prison sentence.

Manhattan state Supreme Court Justice Richard Carruthers told the rapper this morning,

“Because of your guilty plea here today, you’ll have a record of having committed a violent felony. This is a very serious matter.”

He will report to prison in February.


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  • Damn, that revolving door between jail and freedom stays in motion for these rappers…


  • $$$$$$$$$$$$$

    “THE PUNISHMENT IS ALREADY INBEDDED IN THE ACT!”…Though I don’t wish inprisonment on anyone, you already know the possiblities of punishment if you get caught in the act!!!

    This lame Ja-Fool should have been cop’d-a-plea to get this time out the way!!! 2007-case, he caught this case the same night as Weezy up there in NY, Weezy done did his bid n is out ballin’ now!!! Even Plaxico Burress caught his case after Ja-Fool but he went right in now he’ll be home by the Summer! Ja-Fool up there playing Billy-Bad@ss with them Laws now look what it got him, the same time now he would of got if he would have went in 07′-08′! Its d*mn near 2011 now …

    The sad part about this is Ja-Fool had to re-finance his mortgage on his crib n NJ just to pay his bond so his cash-flow ain’t long! You never spend more time fighting a case than what the sentence is!…4yrs fighting the case for a 2yr setnece that he could have did 2yrs ago…SMDH

  • dj44

    Prison Industrial Comp[lex in FULL EFFECT