Tue, Dec 5 09:16 AM |Entertainment

Judge Presiding Over Meek Mill Case Denies His Request For Release On Bail, Saying He Is A “Danger To The Community”

Meek Mill will remain behind bars after being denied bail by a Philadelphia judge. Judge Genece Brinkley considers Meek a "flight risk", as well as a "danger to the community."

The rapper's legal team plans to appeal the judge's ruling, which they brand a continued pattern of unfair treatment.

Mill's lawyers are attempting to overturn the rapper's two to four year jail sentence for violating probation. Meek's probation officer and a prosecutor don't believe he should be in jail. However, judge Brinkley isn't hearing it!

The judge has even suggested that Meek's clean drug test could have been the result of a product that flushes drugs out of your system.


Judge Brinkley's latest move comes after the state Superior Court told her to act without delay last week.

Mill was sentenced to two to four months in jail in November for violating probation, which stems from his gun and drug conviction from 2008. 


The rapper reportedly violated his probation in 2015 for scheduling a concert out of state without the court's permission. He was jailed for five months at that time and his probation was extended another five years. 


Meek was arrested twice this past year. One arrest was for allegedly assaulting an airport employee. Another was for reckless endangerment after he was caught on video speeding and doing stunts on a motorcycle on a New York street. Both of those cases were later dropped, but the judge is still using them as evidence that he violated probation.


Mill's harsh sentencing has caused a huge backlash, with fans and many famous faces attending rallies against his unfair sentence. 


Jay Z spoke out against the judge's decision, writing, "The sentence handed down by the Judge -- against the recommendation of the Assistant District Attorney and Probation Officer -- is unjust and heavy handed. We will always stand by and support Meek Mill, both as he attempts to right this wrongful sentence and then in returning to his musical career."


Other celebrities such as Kevin Hart, rapper Nipsey Hussle, Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Torrey Smith, and DJ Envy also spoke out in support of Meek.


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