Since this isn't Waka's first time violating his probation -- in 2006, he pleaded guilty to possessing a sawed-off shotgun, then left his home state without permission for a concert -- it's likely Waka will soon returning to prison when he faces a judge on this new assortment of charges.
Also returning to prison in the near future, sadly, is Gucci Mane. After spending the months following his most recent jail stay finding inventive new ways to push his probation to the brink of the law's limit, his good luck finally ran out when he was busted at Waka's raid. While only a small amount of marijuana was found at Waka's house, if T.I. has taught us anything, it's that drug possession plus probation almost always equals significant jail time. T.I. received 11 months for his indiscretion, and Gucci is likely looking at a similar outcome. In fact, the Fulton County judge overseeing the case has already told Gucci's lawyers that jail time is "inevitable."
Gucci will be back in court on January 24th to learn his fate, giving the rapper 20 days to record his annual output of five mixtapes and two new albums.
UPDATE: It appears Gucci Mane's legal team has a plan to avoid that "inevitable" prison bid: Plead insanity! According to TMZ, Gucci filed a "Special Plea of Mental Incompetency" yesterday, meaning that's he's unable to "intelligently participate in the probation revocation hearing." Mane was then shipped off to a mental health facility to see if his claim of incompetence would hold up in a court of law. Stay tuned!
[Mugshot: Fulton County Sheriff's Office]
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