Meek Mill Played A Crucial Role In Juelz Santana’s Prison Release

Meek Mill Played A Crucial Role In Juelz Santana’s Prison Release

The Dipset rapper and ‘Love & Hip-Hop’ star was released from prison on August 4.

Published August 9th

Written by BET Staff

Recently released from serving 19 months of his 27-months sentence, Juelz Santana for an airport drug case, the rapper has another fellow artist to thank.

TMZ reports that Meek Mill helped Juelz’s wife Kimbella with a lawyer to help guide her through the courts and prison system process. The outlet reports that the Dipset emcee was able to come home immediately and skip checking into a halfway house.  

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Now on supervised release, Juelz will have to submit a drug test within 15 days of his release, he is also inspired to give back to inmates by joining with non-profits whose missions include trying to overturn sentences for wrongfully convicted prisoners, according to TMZ.

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In December 2018, Juelz was sentenced to 27 months in prison for trying to go through airport security with a loaded .38 caliber handgun, and eight Oxycodone pills in his bag. Juelz fled the scene but later turned himself in a few days after. He pled guilty to his unlawful possession of a firearm and a controlled substance.

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