Reggae star Buju Banton was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison on Thursday for conspiracy to possess and distribute cocaine. Banton was also found guilty of another drug trafficking offense and a gun charge. In 2009, he was arrested during a Drug Enforcement Agency sting operation after police claimed he tried to buy cocaine […]
Buju Banton was found guilty of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 5 or more kilos of cocaine, attempted possession with intent to distribute, and using the wires to facilitate a drug-trafficking offense
A jury will begin deliberating today in the cocaine trial of Buju Banton. Banton is accused of conspiring with two men to set up a drug deal in December 2009.
Buju Banton has been granted $250,000 bail in his pending cocaine trial.
A mistrial has been declared in the drug case of Jamaican reggae singer Buju Banton, who allegedly attempted to purchase five kilos of cocaine from an FBI informant last year.
Four months after being arrested and charged with possession with the intent to distribute cocaine, reggae star Buju Banton’s trial has been postponed.