Snoop Issued Probation, Community Service

Snoop Dogg, a.k.a. Calvin Broadus, the mischievous rapper who was arraigned on gun and drug charges in Pasadena, CA’s Superior Court yesterday, pleads no contest to the allegations, and received a sentence of five years probation and 800 hours of community service, NME.com reports. As previously reported, the charges brought against Snoop stem from an arrest last year at Burbank, CA’s Bob Hope Airport, when police discovered marijuana and a gun in his vehicle, and following obtaining a search warrant, a second gun in Snoop’s home.

Donald Etra, the rapper’s lawyer, claimed his client is prescribed marijuana to treat intense migraines. Of the 800 community service hours issued, the judge confirmed that only half could be fulfilled with Snoop’s football league for underprivileged youths. Furthermore, the notoriously gang affiliated rapper was ordered to replace his security staff with non-gang members and was warned that if his five year probation is broken, the rather soft sentence will immediately become a hard three-year stint in prison.

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Talk: Considering Snoop’s recent spree of run-ins with the law, will he be able to make it through five years of probation crime free?

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