Meek Mill Sentenced to 2-4 Years in Prison for Probation Violations: Report

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Rapper Meek Mill will be heading to prison because a Philadelphia judge ruled Monday that he violated his probation in two separate incidents in the past year.


The rapper, whose real name is Robert Williams, had been sentenced to probation in a 2009 drug-and-weapons case. According to TMZ, the judge ruled that Meek violated his probation twice this year and has sentenced the rapper to serve two to four years in prison.

The first violation happened when Meek was charged with misdemeanor assault for a fight in a St. Louis airport in March. In that situation, an airport worker wanted a photograph with the rapper, but Meek wasn’t in the mood, and an altercation occurred. Meek’s lawyers were later able to get the charges in that case dropped.

In August the rapper was arrested and charged with reckless endangerment in New York City after being caught popping wheelies and riding dangerously down a street on his motorcycle—all without wearing a helmet. Meek accepted a deal in that case in which the arrest would be wiped from his record if he was able to go six months without being arrested again. He also agreed to complete 30 hours of community service.

The judge on Monday said that even if the charges in both cases had been dropped, just being arrested was a violation of Meek’s probation.

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