Lil Wayne charged with possession of weapons and ammunition

Lil Wayne found himself in a different legal situation.

According to court records from E! News, the U.S. attorney for the southern district of Florida, accused the rapper (real name) Dwayne Michael Carter) with weapons and ammunition possession of a convicted criminal. If the 38-year-old is found guilty, he faces up to 10 years in prison.

After the news broke, Lil Wayne’s attorney released a statement to E! News.

“Carter is accused of having a gold-plated pistol in his luggage on a private plane.” Howard Srebnick said. “There is no allegation that he ever fired, branded, used, or threatened with it. There is no allegation that he is a dangerous person. The charges are that he has been convicted in the past of a crime banned from having a firearm to own. “

The statement continued: “Although the Supreme Court has not yet ruled on the constitutional question of justice Amy Coney Barrett She recently wrote a dissenting appellate body stating: “Lack of evidence that he either belongs to a dangerous category or carries individual risk markers that permanently disqualify him [a convicted felon] Owning a gun is against the second amendment. ‘”

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