Juelz Santana Granted Reprieve From House Arrest

The rap star was allowed to make some moves over the weekend.

(AllHipHop News) Rapper Juelz Santana was reportedly granted permission for a weekend release from house arrest so he could pamper his daughter for her birthday.

The Diplomats star, real name LaRon James, has been forced to live with his mother in New Jersey following an arrest for airport gun charges back in March, but he was allowed to enjoy a day out over the weekend after requesting the opportunity to spend quality time with his little girl, Bella.

Juelz' lawyer laid out a detailed schedule to allow the MC to take his kid to a local nail salon, travel into New York to go shopping, and then return to neighboring New Jersey to attend a family birthday party for the child - and the judge overseeing his case signed off on the motion.

Santana stuck to the birthday plan, and has since resumed his house arrest.

He is facing up to 20 years in prison if convicted of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and carrying a weapon on an aircraft, following an incident at Newark Liberty International Airport earlier this year, when security officials found a loaded .38-caliber handgun and non-prescribed oxycodone pills in a carry-on bag containing Santana's identification.

Santana was released on $500,000 bail, and has since pleaded not guilty to the charges.