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Buju Banton Freed Of Gun Charge, Juror Held In Contempt

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Today is a great day for Buju Banton in his ongoing case before a Florida Federal Court.

Federal Judge James Moody handed down a ruling on Wednesday (June 26) dismissing the gun charge that was injected back into the case by an appeal court judge.

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Moody also find juror Teri Wright in contempt after she lied to the court about researching the case during the high profile trial.

The judge requested that the government charge Wright with contempt for violating court orders.

Moody also dismissed the Buju Banton’s defense motion for a new trial. This means the Grammy-winning reggae star still has to serve out his 10 year sentence.

“This shows how important good reporting is,” Buju Banton former attorney, David Oscar Markus, told New Times.

“The judge credited Chris’ reporting in making his decision. He reported accurately what she said, and it really was the turning point for Buju on the gun charge,” Markus added.

The judge also credited New Times journalist Chris Sweeney for exposing juror Teri Wright.

Buju Banton, born Mark Myrie, was facing an additional five years on the gun charge.

Banton could be released from prison in February 2019.

 
 
 
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  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=546150093 Ngoni Makoni

    better than origina date praise jah the most high.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000932167470 Saek Evans-Kirlew

    Not a easy road gargamel yuh sey it best…..

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1614043244 CaSeptla Bailey

    JAH RASTAFAR I! BRO., BUJU, NEVER GIVE UP THE FIGHT~~FREE BUJU! 1LOVE, SISTA KAYA.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003000768548 Anslem Vernor

    who are go hold it back, hold back de youts from buss.

  • James Maxwell

    Free up the Gargamel.

  • Sharon ‘Shazz’ Nembhard

    Dang, you see bad news? 5 years reversed before it start is bad news?

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100004974487076 Morris Mabasa

    Next time free up d World Boss Addiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1426735905 Kibe Ule Mhunk

    Free Buju!

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    Free Buju!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000748496678 Albert Sellassie

    Road to a free man has just commenced BUJU.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003278153871 Carl Grant

    THEY FIND JUROR CONTEMPT, STILL BABYLON DO NOT GIVE BUJU NEW TRIAL. BABYLON NOT FAIR. THE LACK OF KNOWLEDGE WITHIN, DARKNESS WITHIN, IGNORANCE WITHIN, CONFUSION AROUND US WE CAN NOT FEEL GOD. BUT GOD IS WITH US, GOD IS EVERY WHERE. THE CREATION IS THE REFLECTION OF THE ALMIGHTY GOD. NOTHING CAN HAPPEND UNLESS GOD ALLOW IT TO HAPPEND SO HUMAN CAN LEARN THE HARDEST WAY TO PUT YOR TRUST IN GOD NOT THE FLESH. HUMAN HAS NO PWER ONLY GOD.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003278153871 Carl Grant

    THEY FIND JUROR CONTEMPT, STILL BABYLON DO NOT GIVE BUJU NEW TRIAL. BABYLON NOT FAIR. THE LACK OF KNOWLEDGE WITHIN, DARKNESS WITHIN, IGNORANCE WITHIN, CONFUSION AROUND US WE CAN NOT FEEL GOD. BUT GOD IS WITH US, GOD IS EVERY WHERE. THE CREATION IS THE REFLECTION OF THE ALMIGHTY GOD. NOTHING CAN HAPPEND UNLESS GOD ALLOW IT TO HAPPEND SO HUMAN CAN LEARN THE HARDEST WAY TO PUT YOR TRUST IN GOD NOT THE FLESH. HUMAN HAS NO PWER ONLY GOD.

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    WEALTH, BEAUTY, EYES, HANDS TO DO THING , VOICE TO SING, SUN, TREES MOON, OXYGEN , ALL CREATION BELONG TO THE AL MIGHTY GOD. ALL HUMAN IS BEGGERS. WE OWN NOTHING EVERY THING BELONG TO GOD. WE DID NOT COME TO EARTH BY OUR SELF SOME ONE SEND US HERE, SOME ONE WILL CALL US BACK. BE PREPARE. GOD WILL TAKE BACK THE FREE CHOICE, THE THE DESIRE OF SATAN FLESH WILL BE EATEN BY THE WORMS. THE CREATION REGULATE ON TIME.

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    NON VIOLENCE, LOVE FOR ALL LIVING CREATION TRUTH EACH AND EVERY ACTION OF YOURS SHOULD BE ACCORDING TO YOUR SPEECH.THE DAY YOU BECOME NONVIOLENCE, YOUR LIFE FULL OF LOVE AND TRUTH.YOU WILL FIND INNER AND OUTER SELF BECOME ONE. THE WORLD STAND ON TRUE AND LOVE. STAR RESPECTING GOD CREATION, PRAY, STOP ABUSING FREE CHOICE,, STOP LOVING MATERIAL WORD. EVERY THING BELONG TO GOD. WE ARE BEGGERS, NOTHING BELONG TO US.PEACE.

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    ONLY WATER PURITY THE BODY, TRUTH PURITY THE MIND. TAKE A BATH BEFORE PRAYING. TAKE A DEEP BREATHE , THINK ON YOUR BREATHING, MIND WILL DISSOLVE, FOCUS ON GOD, STAR PRAYING , O LORD, KEEP ME SAFE, YOU ARE MY MOTHER, YOU ARE MY FATHER, O LORD HELP ME TO BE NONVIOLENCE, POLITE IN MY VOICE, O LORD HELP ME TO FULL OF LOVE, PEACE, POSITIVE, O LORD HELP ME TO LIVE AND THINK IN THE PRESENT., O LORD HELP ME TO RESPECT MY FREE CHOICE THAT YOU GAVE ME, O ALMIGHTY GOD HELP ME TO RESPECT THE PURPOSE AND FUNCTION OF MY BODY ORGANS, CONTINUE TO PRAY O ALMIGHTY LORD , GOD, YOU ARE SO KIND, FULL OF LOVE. BLESSING. O LORD YOU SEND ME TO THIS EARTH, I DID NOT COME HERE BY MY SELF, O LORD GOD HELP ME TO PREPARE FOR YOU , I DOn’t KNOW WHEN YOU WILL TAKE MY SOUL AND FREE CHOICE.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003278153871 Carl Grant

    HUMAN, ANIMAL, PLANTS, TREES, FRUITS, VEGETABLES AND EVERY THING PRODUCE, UNNATURAL, DO NOT PRODUCE IT OWN KIND. TWO MEN TO GETHER SEXUALLY INTERCOURSE PRODUCE NOTHING BUT DISEASE. ANUS , RECTUM, HAS A PURPOSE AND FUNCTION TO REMOVE WASTE MATTER AND FOULY SMELL GAS, SPERM HAS FUNCTION AND PURPOSE , SPERM A SOUL TO ATTACH TO OUR MOTHER EGG IN THE UTERUS OF A WOMAN. SEX HAS PUROSE AND FUNCTION TO RELEASE SPERM THAT THE SPERM CAN SWIM TO ATTACH TO OUR MOTHER EGG IN THE WOMB TO BRING SOUL TO THIS PLANET EARTH. BUJU YOU DID NOTHING WRONG WHEN YOU SING MAN AND MAN ANUS SEX IS WRONG. EVERY CREATION OF GOD HAVE A PURPOSE AND FUNCTION IN THIS PLANET EARTH. GOD IS WITH YOU BUJU. GOD IS USING YOU AS A VESSEL FOR THE HUMAN BEING TO SEE THE INJUSTICE OF BABYLON IN THIS PLANET EARTH.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=728639777 Brown Arthensia

    I thought I read that he was free of gun charge. 2019 means still in jail – :(

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001122700065 Sizakele Gegana

    Its not an easy road……..who feels it knows……..hang in there dadda.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000378030476 NOble KlassTevin Jones

    Bless Up to Buju.