Mon 22 Oct 2012
MMG fans can rejoice now that Gunplay is a free man (for now). Today, the Miami rapper was given $150,000 bond and sent home on house arrest. Gunplay still faces charges of aggravated assault with a firearm and armed robbery. He stands accused of robbing his accountant at gunpoint and stealing a cellphone and gold-chain during the incident. While Gunplay can enjoy the comforts of home for the time being, he must return to court to face the music.
“The state did not prove that Mr. Morales was a flight risk or a threat to the community,” said his attorney Michael Grieco in an email statement. “He should be home with his family shortly. This is first step in clearing his name so he can continue his emerging music career.” (via NBC News)
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The warrant was filed May 18. Grieco has said that after they found out about it, he brought Morales down from Georgia.
Police said that on April 13 Turron Woodside, an employee of The Tax Place at 14628 NW 7th Avenue, let Jones, who he knew, into the business. Jones, 26, then opened the door and Morales, who was hiding outside, came in with a handgun and demanded Woodside’s gold chain on his desk, the warrant said.
Woodside handed the chain to Jones, and Morales snatched a phone from the desk, authorities said. Jones gave the chain to the rapper as they left the business and drove away in a black Chevy Suburban with tinted windows, according to the warrant.
Read the full story at NBC News