Ja Rule is finally having his day in court today after been arrested back in 2007 for gun charges in Manhattan. Ja Rule tried to have the charges thrown out of court this morning but Judge Richard Carruthers denied the motion to have the case dismissed. Ja Rule’s lawyer Stacey Richman argued that police had no just cause to search his Maybach after a concert at the Beacon Theatre that featured Kanye West and Lil Wayne.
Police searched Ja Rule’s Maybach and found a .40 caliber handgun which ended up containing Ja Rule’s DNA on the gun. As well they found a small ammount of weed inside the car. Just one hour before Ja Rule’s arrest, Lil Wayne who also performed with Ja earlier in the night was arrested for similar charges when police (?hip hop cops?) searched his tour bus. They found a .40 caliber and marijuana on Wayne’s bus. Wayne took a plea a few months ago which resulted in a eight month prison stint he will start in February.
Ja Rule will be back in court on March 3rd and is facing 3 1/2 years if convicted.
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