Update: Ja Rule Gets Two Years In Jail Over Gun Charge

(AllHipHop News) Ja Rule’s pleaded guilty to attempted criminal possession of a weapon over a July 2007 gun possession charge in Manhattan, New York and will serve two years in prison when he is sentenced in February.  The rapper reached the plea deal today (December 13th) in Manhattan State Supreme Court, over a July 23rd, 2007 incident, after police stopped his $250,000 Maybach for speeding after a concert at the Beacon Theater. Police also found that the registration on the pricey vehicle was suspended and had no insurance.According to the Associated Press, the smell of marijuana gave police a reason to search the vehicle. Ja Rule was arrested when a.40 caliber semiautomatic handgun in the rear driver’s side door was found. Ja Rule faced up to four years in prison under New York’s tough anti-gun laws, which have sidelined other stars, like Lil Wayne, rapper Prodigy and NFL star Plaxico Burress. Lil Wayne was recently released from Rikers Island after serving 8 months in prison for being arrested for gun possession on the exact same night as Ja Rule. NFL star Plaxico Burress received two years for sneaking a gun into a nightclub which accidentally went off and wounded him in the leg in 2009.

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