Rapper Beanie Sigel gets 6 to 23 months in Pa. drug case
MEDIA (AP) – Rapper Beanie Sigel was sentenced to six to 23 months after pleading guilty to a narcotics possession charge in suburban Philadelphia.
The Delaware County Daily Times said Sigel, whose real name is Dwight Grant, entered the plea Wednesday in Delaware County to a misdemeanor count of illegal possession of Percocet.
Sigel has been behind bars since he was arrested Aug. 29 in Tinicum Township. A co-defendant entered a plea to a firearms charge.
Defense attorney Carson Morris called his client a successful entertainer who had made some mistakes, but said “he’s ready to go ahead and put that behind him and move on with his life.”
Sigel is also facing a two-year federal tax evasion sentence, which Morris said he hoped would run concurrently.
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