Atlanta, GA – Benzino may spend greater than a decade behind bars. The former Love & Hip Hop forged member is battling felony drug expenses, which stem from a 2017 arrest in Georgia.
According to paperwork obtained by TMZ, Georgia authorities executed a search warrant on his dwelling again in January 2017 and located 22 grams of THC oil gummies, 6 MDMA capsules and fewer than an oz. of weed. The onetime co-owner of The Source was locked up however launched on a $12,00Zero bail.
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On Wednesday (December 12), Benzino’s authorized crew will be taught if his case goes to trial. Georgia’s strict drug legal guidelines current the opportunity of the 53-year-old rapper going through a most of 15 years in jail, assuming he doesn’t get any form of plea deal.
Over the previous few years, Benzino has had a number of run-ins with Georgia regulation enforcement. In 2015, he was arrested for having a loaded 9mm in his carry-on bag on the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. A month later, a visitors cease led to him being hauled into jail for a seat belt violation, suspended license and possession of marijuana.