Lil Wayne pleads guilty to NYC weapons charge
Not even a full day after Lil Wayne tried to fight DNA evidence he had a gun on his tour bus, he pleaded guilty to attempted weapon possession on Thursday in Manhattan, and will probably go to jail for a year, the AP reports. And that's not even counting his felony drug possession and weapons charges in Arizona.
Dwayne Carter III previously had pleaded not guilty to the charge from a 2007 arrest, but he entered his plea to second-degree attempted weapon possession. When the judge warned that he would not be able to withdraw the plea as some people try to do, the rapper said, "I'm not one of those people."
He remains free on bail while awaiting his February sentencing. His trial had been due to start Jan. 20. The 27-year-old has pleaded not guilty in his Arizona case, which arose from a January 2008 arrest at a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint.
[Photo: Lil Wayne in Manhattan on Wednesday. AP]