Lil Wayne Heading To Trial Over Drugs, Gun

AllHipHop Staff

A Yuma County Judge set a trial date for rapper Lil Wayne, who is facing prison time due to drug and weapons charges in the county.

Lil Wayne was not present during a hearing yesterday (October 1) in relation to charges the rapper incurred during a stop at a border checkpoint outside of Yuma in January of 2008.

A search of the bus turned up 41 grams of ecstasy, over an ounce of cocaine, four ounces of marijuana and a .40 caliber handgun registered to Lil Wayne in the state of Florida, where the rapper has a concealed weapons permit.

Wayne faces a number of charges, including posession of narcotic for sale, posession of dangerous drugs, posession of drug paraphernalia and misconduct involving weapons.

The rapper has plead not guilty to all the charges.

Lil Wayne’s trial is set for 1:30 PM on March 30, 2010.