Posts Tagged ‘jail’

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Rick Ross Comments On Meek Mill’s Incarceration

The rap world is still recovering from last week’s news that Maybach Music Group member Meek Mill will be spending the next 3-6 months in jail for violating his parole. Mill, whose been on parole since 2008, was finishing a five-year probationary period when he was brought in by investigators for what several sites are describing as ‘concerning behavior.’ The rapper has yet to make a comment.

Rick Ross has never been one to keep quiet when news breaks, and though Meek Mill may be quiet his MMG boss is speaking up for him. “His album is coming,” Ross told …

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Meek Mill In Jail, Sentenced To 3 to 6 Months For Parole Violation

Dreams may be worth more than money, but neither can help rapper Meek Mill avoid spending at least part of the remaining months of 2014 behind bars.

According to several major outlets, Meek Mill is currently in custody after a judge found him guilty of violating his parole. Mill, whose real name is Robert Williams, is on probation for a 2008 gun and drug conviction, for which he served eight months in jail and began five years of probation in the fall of 2009.

We don’t have details regarding all of the incidents that reportedly concerned officials, but Billboard pointed …

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Ian Watkins Sentenced To 35 Years For Child Sex Offenses

Following his arrest in December 2012, former Lostprophets frontman Ian Watkins has been given a 35 year sentence after pleading guilty in November 2013 to a number of child sex offenses, including attempted rape of a child under the age of 13.

Watkins, 36, appeared in court Wednesday. The courtroom heard that he was “deeply deeply sorry” and “belatedly realised the gravity of what happened,” according to the BBC. He will serve 29 years in prison.

We have dedicated an incredible amount of digital space to covering this trial in 2013, and though we know this sentencing will not …

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Lostprophets’ Ian Watkins Pleads Guilty To Child Sex Charges

A year-long story that caught the scene off guard has taken a turn many fans feared for months. According to the BBC, Lostprophets‘ frontman Ian Watkins has plead guilty to a series of child sex offenses, including attempted rape of a baby.

Watkins, who previously claimed to have “furiously denied” the allegations, made his decision known in court this morning. He pleaded guilty to attempted rape and sexual assault of a child under 13, but not guilty to rape. The prosecution accepted this plea, but what will happen next remains to be seen.

Watson was originally charged in …

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Tim Lambesis Due In Court November 13

It has been a while since we caught up with the tale of As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis‘ arrest for plotting to have his wife murdered, and in that time few new developments have arisen. Tim was due in court in late October, but a problem with scheduling lead to yet another delay. Lambgoat has learned another court date for an “arraignment on information” hearing has been set for November 13. Here’s how Vista criminal defense attorney Vincent Ross explains this type of arraingment:

“After the preliminary examination, if the case is bound over for trial, the

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Chief Keef Sentenced To 90 Days In Drug Rehab

I guess Chief Keef really does hate being sober.

According to a new article on DNAinfo, Chicago native Chief Keef has been ordered into a 90-day residential drug treatment program. This news follows reports last month of Keef spending 20 days in a Chicago jail violating his parole by failing not one, but two separate drug tests. Keef, who is only 18, was back in court on Wednesday afternoon, where a judge ordered him into the treatment program at the West Side-based Haymarket Center.

Fans of Keef likely knew this news was coming if they have been paying …

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Lights Over Paris’ Frontman Convicted Of Fraudulently Borrowing $11m

Want to live the lifestyle of a rockstar but not actually put the work into being one? I mean, who hasn’t? Well in the case of Robert Mawhinney, he did just that. According to reports, he managed to talk his way into getting his band, Lights Over Paris (of which he is the only member), $11 million.

He used this money to make some music videos, but it was mostly used for him to live a lavish lifestyle. This included expensive cars, exotic vacations, bikini clad women and a killer suite in LA.

In case you thought something like this …

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Tim Lambesis’ Reportedly Worth $14 Million; New Arrest Details Emerge

As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis is currently sitting in the Vista Detention Facility in California, being held on $3 million bail stemming from charges of plotting to have his estranged wife killed by a hitman. He’s not due in court again until June 10, but details surrounding the case and Lambesis’ life continue to surface by the day.

Yesterday, a new article from The San Diego Reader revealed new details regarding the day police took Lambesis into custody. An eyewitness who chose to not be named claims he was working at Barnes And Noble when cops entered the …

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Chief Keef Arrested In Georgia

Seventeen-year-old rapper Chief Keef continues to find himself tangled in legal troubles this morning as news of yet another arrest has begun surfacing online.

According to an article on TMZ, Keef was taken into custody while in DeKalb County, Georgia yesterday on charges of “disorderly conduct.” The events leading up to police involvement remain unclear, but Keef was allowed to leave last night (presumably after paying a small fine). After he was free, Keef tweeted “Jus Got Out Of Dekalb County jail In Atlanta Mad As fuck.”

This isn’t the first time Keef has had a run in with …

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Lauryn Hill Is Doing A Show In Brooklyn, Then Going To Jail

Lauryn Hill has some strange career moves. The singer deliberately signed to Sony and released a single in an effort to make money to pay off debt and stay out of jail. She paid it off, but she is going to jail anyway.

Hill is slated to go to prison on July 8, so what is she doing with her final month? Doing one live show at the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, New York. Tickets went on sale today; they are available here for a hefty price. According to her Twitter, the reason she’s doing a …

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EXCLUSIVE: Austin Carlile Found Guilty Of Misdemeanor Assault

A month after being arrested for a late night brawl in Ohio, Of Mice And Men frontman Austin Carlile was in court this morning to learn what would come of the felonious assault charges facing him.

Carlile appeared at the Bowling Green Municipal Courthouse this morning at 9:30 AM to begin proceedings. We were unable to have a reporter on site, but a phone call with the courthouse has informed us the hearing was relatively short. Carlile’s original charge of felonious assault was lowered by the judge to a misdemeanor offense, and moments later Carlile was found guilty.

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Austin Carlile’s Mugshot Surfaces Online

News of Austin Carlile’s arrest has quickly become the biggest story of today and it seems there is no end in site to the updates that we’ll be able to present in the coming hours.

Just a short while ago, one fan digging for details managed to find Carlile’s mugshot from the night of the incident. This photograph was taken after Carlile and the Of Mice & Men drum tech were arrested on charges of felonious assault in Bowling Green, Ohio. You can view the image below.

UTG has received dozens of tips since this story broke and we are …