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Lil Wayne sentenced to one year in jail

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Posted: Mar 8, 2010 4:46 PM by Jessica Dunne
Updated: Mar 8, 2010 4:49 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Lil Wayne, jail, court, sentenced, rapper

Louisiana rapper Lil Wayne was taken away from court in handcuffs Monday as he started to serve a year in jail for his guilty plea in a gun case in New York. The rapper could be released in eight months with good behavior.

Lil Wayne pleaded guilty in October to attempted criminal possession of a weapon, and he admitted to having a loaded gun on his tour bus in 2007.

His sentencing was postponed last month to have surgery on his teeth. It was postponed a second time after a fire in the courthouse.

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