News: Juvenile Smokes Out Drug Charge, Dodges Jail Sentence
Friday, Aug 13, 2010 7:40PM
Hot Boys' Juvenile has reportedly pleaded guilty to a drug charge dating back to last February when he was arrested in Louisiana.
Details on the plea were revealed online Friday (August 13).
New Orleans rapper Juvenile was slapped with a suspended three-month jail sentence and six months' probation after pleading guilty Friday to misdemeanor marijuana possession. The New Orleans rapper Juvenile was slapped with a suspended three-month jail sentence and six months' probation after pleading guilty Friday to misdemeanor marijuana possession. (E! Online)
The rapper was also arrested with an associate who took responsibility for the marijuana.
"The rapper (Juvenile) and music producer Leroy Edwards, 42, were both arrested on marijuana possession charges by agents of the sheriff's Special Investigations Division, commanded by Col. Chad Clark," said St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office spokesperson Steve Cannizarro, "after an anonymous complaint called to the Sheriff's Office about marijuana smoke coming from the house on Livingston Avenue, Sheriff Jack A. Stephens said at the time." When deputies arrived at the home, Edwards was found in possession of marijuana by authorities. (WWLTV)
Additional reporting suggested a complaint was made regarding the scent of marijuana coming from Juvie's home.
A Sheriff's Office spokesman said someone called the sheriff's drug line to report smelling marijuana smoke at the house. A deputy with the Special Investigations Division went to the house also smelled marijuana when the door was opened, authorities said. (NOLA News)
Juvenile reportedly posted bail shortly after his arrest.
Several other people were in the home at the time of the arrests. Juvenile was charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana. Cannizzaro said neither Juvenile nor Edwards was expected to stay in jail overnight. (WDSU News)
Check out a recent Juvenile SOHH interview down below: