Rapper Juelz Santana Pleads Not Guilty to Airport Gun Charge - NBC Connecticut

Rapper Juelz Santana Pleads Not Guilty to Airport Gun Charge

Santana could face up to 20 years in prison if convicted on both counts.

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    Authorities say airport security on March 9 found a loaded .38-caliber handgun and non-prescribed oxycodone pills in a carry-on bag containing Santana's identification.

    Rapper Juelz Santana says he's working on new music while under home confinement after authorities said he tried to bring a gun on a plane at Newark Liberty International Airport.

    In federal court on Thursday, his lawyer entered a not guilty plea to charges of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and carrying a weapon on an aircraft. He could face up to 20 years in prison if convicted on both counts.

    Santana told the Asbury Park Press he's "not a bad guy." He says he's "praying for the best outcome."

    Authorities say airport security on March 9 found a loaded .38-caliber handgun and non-prescribed oxycodone pills in a carry-on bag containing Santana's identification.

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    The 36-year-old, whose real name is LaRon James, lives in Totowa, New Jersey.