Lil Wayne has discovered himself in one other authorized scenario.
In keeping with court docket paperwork obtained by E! Information, the U.S. Lawyer for the Southern District of Florida charged the rapper (actual identify Dwayne Michael Carter) with possession of firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon. If discovered responsible, the 38-year-old may withstand 10 years in jail.
After the information was revealed, Lil Wayne’s lawyer launched an announcement to E! Information.
“Carter is charged with possessing a gold-plated handgun in his baggage on a personal airplane,” Howard Srebnick mentioned. “There isn’t any allegation that he ever fired it, brandished it, used it or threatened to make use of it. There isn’t any allegation that he’s a harmful particular person. The cost is that as a result of he was convicted of a felony prior to now, he’s prohibited from possessing a firearm.”
The assertion continued, “Though the Supreme Courtroom has not but determined the constitutional query, Justice Amy Coney Barrett just lately wrote an appellate dissenting opinion during which she acknowledged that ‘Absent proof that he both belongs to a harmful class or bears particular person markers of danger, completely disqualifying [a convicted felon] from possessing a gun violates the Second Modification.'”