Stanley Howse, better known as Flesh N Bone from Bone Thugs N Harmony, has been cleared of gun and marijuana possession, but is still locked up behind bars until his attorney can get him out.
He was arrested on April 2, 2009 in Santa Clarita, California. Yet due to the fact that he was on parole at the time of his arrest, he has to sit in jail until his lawyer, Shepard Kopp, can clear the whole thing up.
According to an article in the L.A. Times, the spokeswoman for the L.A. district attorney’s office said, “The defense turned over some information, and we investigated and realized we were unable to proceed with the charges as filed, so the judge dismissed the case.”
Howse was pulled over on April 2nd after police noticed a brake light out on his car. Deputies then searched his car and found a 9-millimeter semi-automatic pistol. He was then arrested and charged with gun possession by a felon.
Howse maintained that the weapon belonged to his wife who is a Chicago police officer.
Kopp said that the dismissal of the case left his client “overjoyed.”
Kopp adds, “It vindicates what I’ve said from the start of this case, which is that Mr. Howse did not possess any contraband. When you haven’t done anything wrong and you wind up in jail it’s a pretty traumatic event. There’s still a parole hold, and we hope to get that resolved within the next week.”
We hope it’s soon. The rap world misses Flesh.
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