Friday, December 17, 2010

DMX Sentenced To Another Year In Prison

DMX Sentenced To Another Year In Prison
After yet another parole violation, the tough times continue, as DMX will return to prison.
After being arrested in November for a parole violation, DMX was sentenced to a year in prison. After a November 19 concert in Scottsdale, Arizona, X was reportedly cited for use of Oxycontin without a prescription, failing to submit to a drug test, failing to participate in counseling programs, failure to make payments and driving on a suspended license. Prior to the arrest, DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, had been on parole for a previous assault charge.
DMX had already served two prison terms in 2010, and this will make the second consecutive year he has spent significant time behind bars. The former platinum-selling emcee has been arrested five times since August of 2007.

Various reports quote Vincent Funari, a spokesman for the Maricopa County Superior Court, as saying DMX admitted to the terms of his probation. DMX will also receive 113 days of prison time already served.

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