News: Kanye West Wins Court Delay, Pre-Trial Hearing Put On Hold

Thursday, Sep 24, 2009 1:50PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West was granted a one month delay for his pre-trial hearing which stems from his arrest at Los Anglees International Airport last year.

According to reports, the request was approved last Friday (September 18).

Kanye is being prosecuted for breaking a paparazzi camera at LAX on September 11, 2008. The L.A. City Attorney has charged him with 3 misdemeanors -- vandalism, theft and battery. We've learned last Friday, Kanye's lawyer, Blair Berk, went to the judge and won a delay -- a pre-trial hearing was set for this month but it's now pushed back until October 23. (TMZ)

The rapper has received multiple push-backs in his case dating back to mid-summer.

Rap superstar Kanye West has a court hearing scheduled in Los Angeles Monday (July 20) in connection with his arrest last year in an incident with a photographer. West is not required to attend the hearing and his attorney Blair Berk will likely get a continuance. Kanye is charged with three misdemeanors from the September 11th incident when he and his manager allegedly smashed a camera and flash. (Radar Online)

Yeezy pleaded "not guilty" earlier this year.

Ye has pleaded not guilty to battery charges. Kanye's attorney Blair Berk snuck in under the radar and appeared on his behalf this past Friday (May 15). West's road manager, Don Crawley, 33, who was charged with two counts of each of the above crimes, also pleaded not guilty through his attorney, Shawn Chapman Holley. (People)

He was officially charged last March.

The rapper has been charged with three misdemeanor counts of vandalism, grand theft and battery stemming from a scuffle with a paparazzo at LAX in September 2008. Kanye's manager Don Crawley was also charged with two counts each of vandalism, grand theft and battery. If convicted of all charges, West could face up to two years and six months in jail, while Crawley could face up to five years. (Extra TV)

Kanye West's upcoming pre-trial hearing is set to take place Friday, October 23rd.

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