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Yung Joc

Yung Joc misses court; warrant being issued

Posted By on December 26, 2007

Rap star Yung Joc was a no show at his arraignment on a felony gun
possession charge today (December 26) in Cleveland, Ohio and is now
considered a fugitive.

 Yung Joc, born Jasiel Robinson, was arrested on December 24 in the
Cleveland International Airport, for allegedly attempting to bring a
loaded handgun and ammunition onto a Delta flight.

 He was charged with a felony count of carrying a concealed weapon
and booked into the Cuyahoga County Jail. The rapper was released on
$50,0000 dollars bond the same day.

 Yung Joc's lawyer issued a statement claiming his client was not
sure how the gun ended up in his carry on luggage and maintained his

 Today (December 26), prosecutors plan to issue an arrest warrant for
the rapper, who missed a scheduled court date in Cuyahoga County County
to respond to the charge.

 Yung Joc's lawyer Stanley Jackson Jr. apologized to Judge John Ryan
and claimed that his famous client was out of town on personal and
family business.

 Judge Ryan doubled Yung Joc's bond from $50,000 to $100,000 dollars,
while prosecutors are planning to issue an warrant for the rapper's