Outrage mounts over Meek Mill's prison sentence

15 November, 2017, 00:24 | Author: Laverne Higgins
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They want a new judge to reconsider Judge Genece Brinkley's decision to send Mill to state prison for probation violations for up to four years.

The violations which brought Judge Genece E. Brinkley to her decision were an atercation at a St. Louis airport in March and the second in August when Meek was arrested in NY for reckless endangerment for popping wheelies on his dirt bike and not wearing a helmet. "Undercover agents have been in the courtroom monitoring the Meek proceedings since April 2016".

Mill's attorney told CNN that he plans to appeal the sentence and accused the judge of being "enamored" with the rapper and taking "a personal interest in the case".

Brinkley also is said to have asked Meek - in her private chambers in front of Meek's then-girlfriend Nicki Minaj - to record a Boyz II Men song and give a positive shoutout to Brinkley in the lyrics.

The people of Philadelphia came out to show support for Meek Mill on Monday, with a rally held for the rapper in protest against his lengthy prison sentence. This is an investigation looking into a possible extortionate demand.

"Mack had previously told Meek how he 'knows the judge and he could help him with his case, '" a source told Page Six. "If his name was John Smith, he wouldn't be in jail and he certainly wouldn't be on probation".

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So far, Brinkley has not commented on the matter.

Mill's most recent "technical violations" were testing positive for the prescription narcotic Percocet earlier this year and two misdemeanor arrests, for an altercation at the St. Louis airport and a traffic violation in Manhattan involving a motorbike. Mack denied that claim to the Post. Meanwhile, Tacopina declined to comment on reports that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was probing Brinkley's handling of the case.

Brinkley also reminded Mill of the night she actually tried to verify that he was feeding the homeless, part of the community service she ordered.

She also allegedly requested that the rapper leave his current management company - Roc Nation - and sign with a Philadelphia local who she has a personal relationship with.

McMonagle said Brinkley has 30 days to respond to the motions filed Tuesday.

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