Bobby Shmurda Accepts Plea Deal, Will Extend Prison Sentence After Promoting Prison Contraband

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Bobby Shmurda appears with his lawyer Alex Spiro in court on Oct. 19, 2016 in New York City.

Bobby Shmurda will be doing more time than he anticipated. According to Bossip, this past Thursday (Feb. 2), Shmurda accepted a plea deal after admitting that he attempted to carry a shank into jail. 

The "Hot Boy" star is currently serving a seven-year sentence for conspiracy and weapons possession. Because he pleaded guilty to promoting prison contraband, his time in jail will be extended by an additional 1.3 to four years. 

The embattled rapper told Bronx Supreme Court Judge, Marc Whitten, that he did in fact try to bring in a "sharp metal object" into Rikers Island in 2015, before cops caught him. 

According to prosecutors, Shmurda obtained the "sharpened metal object" from his girlfriend Kimberly Rousseau during a jail visit in Rikers Island. Like Shmurda, Rousseau pleaded guilty to the same charge of promoting prison contraband. 

For the young star, he could have potentially received seven additional years hadn't he accepted the plea deal. 


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