One of Buju Banton’s co-accused has been released from prison and another one will be released later this month.
Buju Banton fans are angry that Ian Thomas, one of the men arrested with Buju Banton in 2009 was released from prison and another, James Mack will soon walk free.
According to the Federal Bureau of Prisons website, Thomas was released on August 23. Another co-accused, James Mack is schedule for release on November 11.
Both men were arrested in a police operation at a warehouse in Florida in 2009. Buju Banton was later arrested at his home in Tamarac, Florida. He was captured on camera tasting cocaine.
Thomas and Mack took a plea deal to testify against Buju Banton and received a lesser sentenced.
Banton, born Mark Myrie, was found guilty on three counts of drug trafficking charges and sentenced to 10 years in prison.
A firearm was found in a car James Mack was driving. However, the gun charge was dropped during the trial by the judge presiding over Buju Banton’s case.
Buju Banton is schedule for release in 2019 and will be deported to Jamaica.
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