Reggae Superstar Buju Banton gets 10 years in Prison.

By NY Net News
Posted on 23 Jun 2011 at 12:45pm

In February 2011, reggae music icon Buju Banton (Mark Myrie) was found guilty of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine; possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking; and using a telephone to commit a drug offence.

Today June 23rd 2011, Banton was sentenced to 10 years behind bars in a Florida jail followed by 5 years of probation.

State prosecutors presented audio and video recordings of the singer tasting cocaine and boasting that he was a big drug dealer.

According to sources, the judge received letters of mercy from Banton’s children, relatives and American actor Danny Glover.

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