Beanie Sigel Gets Additional Time Behind Bars On Drug Charges
Poor Beanie Sigel just can’t get right. The Broad street bully won’t be out anytime soon as he now has 6-23 months tacked on to his two year sentence. Beanie has been incarcerated since last August after he and a another convicted felon were arrested in Pennsylvania during a traffic stop where he was found with a bottle of lean, pills, Mary Jane and a .38 caliber. The added months are due to Beanie pleading guilty yesterday to illegally possessing Percocet. Check out the full story below:
South Philly rapper Beanie Sigel pleaded guilty Wednesday to illegally possessing Percocet, an ungraded misdemeanor, for which he was sentenced by Judge Michael F.X. Coll to six to 23 months at the county prison in Concord.
Sigel, whose real name is Dwight Grant, has been incarcerated since his Aug. 29 arrest following a traffic stop by Pennsylvania State Police on Interstate 95 in Tinicum.
According to an affidavit of probable cause, Troopers Francis Pawlowski and James Sparenga pulled over a tan Ford Fusion at 3:14 a.m. after seeing the vehicle swerving over the dividing lines on southbound I-95.
Co-defendant Gerald Andrews, 41, also of South Philadelphia, was driving the car and was asked to exit the vehicle. A pat-down search revealed several prescription pill bottles in his pockets and a small amount of marijuana.
Sigel, 39, had been asleep in the passenger seat during the stop. Pawlowski asked him to get out of the vehicle so he could explain why Andrews was being arrested. Sigel also was patted down, revealing a bottle of codeine syrup, various pills hidden in a cigarette pack and about $4,500 in cash. During his arraignment in Folcroft District Court last year, Sigel claimed he had won the money at a casino.
A fully loaded .38 caliber Smith and Wesson was later found inside the car. Both Sigel and Andrews are convicted felons and are prohibited from possessing a firearm. Sigel had previously served a federal sentence for firearms offenses.
Both men were arraigned on charges of drug possession, possession with the intent to deliver, persons not to possess firearms, firearms not to be carried without a license and conspiracy.
Leave the drugs the alone Beanie!