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Juelz Santana Pleads Not Guilty to Trying to Bring Loaded Gun on Plane

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    Juelz Santana Runs from Airport After TSA Finds Gun

    Rapper and actor Juelz Santana allegedly ran away from a security screening at Newark Liberty International Airport Friday evening after law enforcement sources said TSA agents found a gun on him. (Published Friday, March 9, 2018)

    Rapper Juelz Santana has pleaded not guilty to drug and gun charges stemming from an incident at Newark Liberty International Airport last week.

    Santana entered his plea in Newark on Wednesday to two state weapons charges and a drug possession charge. His next court hearing is scheduled for April 9.

    Authorities say security personnel found a loaded .38-caliber handgun and oxycodone pills he didn't have a prescription for in a carry-on bag containing his identification last Friday.

    They say he had fled the area, leaving two bags behind. He turned himself in on Monday.

    Santana also faces federal charges stemming from the same incident and is being jailed while the case proceeds.

    The 36-year-old New York City-born rapper lives in Totowa, New Jersey. His real name is LaRon James.

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