NBA YoungBoy Cleared In Gun Case

The Louisiana rapper was facing multiple years in prison.

YoungBoy Never Broke Again has reportedly been found not guilty in his California gun case.

Rolling Stone reports on Friday (July 15), the jury returned a verdict of not guilty following four days of trial. The Louisiana rapper was facing multiple years in prison if found guilty of the gun offense.

"[NBA YoungBoy] was acquitted and walked out the courtroom saying he was never guilty of this,” YoungBoy’s attorney Andre Belanger said in a statement to XXL. “I am grateful we could challenge what little evidence they had before 12 people. This verdict shows the power of a jury and the ability to check government power."

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NBA YoungBoy, born Kentrell DeSean Gaulden, was arrested on March 22, 2021 by federal agents along with the LAPD after executing a federal warrant on the rapper from a 2020 arrest in Louisiana. While attempting to pull the rapper over in a vehicle, police say YoungBoy eluded them before exiting the vehicle and leading them on a foot chase.

After finding the rapper, police allegedly discovered a handgun on the floorboard of his Maybach SUV.

YoungBoy was finally released from jail on house arrest via a $1.5 million bond last october. He lived in Layton, Utah as stipulated by his bond in the months leading up to his case being brought to court.

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