D.A. Moves to Get Him Outta Jail NOW
… Judge Shuts It Down!!!
four/16/2018 7:53 AM PDT
Prosecutors in Meek Mill‘s case need his unique drug conviction to be vacated, which might imply rapid freedom for the rapper — however, as soon as once more, the choose is refusing to bend.
Philly’s D.A. Office made a uncommon transfer Monday morning in courtroom … asking Judge Genece Brinkley to toss the 2008 conviction as a result of it says prosecutors again then had been absolutely conscious Meek’s arresting officer, Reginald Graham, was dirty — however sat on the data.
If the conviction had been tossed, that may imply Meek’s probation violation would exit the window, too — and he could be launched from the Pennsylvania jail the place he’s serving 2-4 years. However, Judge Brinkley didn’t log off, and, as a substitute, scheduled a listening to on the matter for June. That means Meek has to take a seat in jail till then … at the least.
Meek’s supporters outdoors the courthouse erupted in pleasure at information of the D.A.’s request … pondering he’d be launched.
Impromptu dance social gathering at #FreeMeekMill rally. This comes after DA workplace voices their place to vacate the conviction. @MeekMill protection staff on strategy to file bail movement with increased courtroom (FYI: dangerous language on this video) pic.twitter.com/dmf0yHR1vj
— Kristen Johanson (@KristenJohanson) April 16, 2018
For no matter cause, Judge Brinkley’s standing her floor.
The D.A.’s Office tells TMZ … its place on Meek’s conviction “was taken due to serious issues regarding the credibility of the arresting officer in the case, Officer Reginald Graham. These issues, which only recently became public, have implications for dozens of cases where Graham was the arresting officer.” Prosecutors reiterated their perception Meek needs to be launched on bail whereas his appeals are thought of.
Meek’s son and mom had been additionally on the protest outdoors the courthouse, spreading the love for Meek and serving to rally the supporters.