Meek Mill Strikes Deal With Prosecutors After More Than 10-Year Legal Battle


LAUREL, MATT PETRILLO FOR CBS-3 “EYEWITNESS NEWS”. CASE CLOSED AFTER MORE THAN 10 YEARS LEGAL BATTLE RAPPER MEEK MILL STRUCK A DEAL WITH PROSECUTORS HERE IN PHILADELPHIA. “EYEWITNESS NEWS” REPORTER JOE HOLDEN HAS BEEN FOLLOWING THIS CASE AND WAS IN COURT TODAY WITH MORE ON HOW THIS ALL CAME TO A REST LOSING. REPORTER: NOW FREE, CLEAR OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM MEEK MILL WILL FOCUS ON PRISON REFORM. I WILL CONTINUE ON TO DO WHAT I DO WITH THE REFORM MOVEMENT AND HELP PEOPLE THAT HELPED ME. REPORTER: THAT HELP ENDURED FOR ABOUT A DECADE, AND THEN JUDGE BRINKLY ORDERED THE ENTERTAIN TORE SPEND TWO TO FOUR YEARS IN THE STATE LOCK UP QUICKLY ROBERT MEEK MILL WILLIAMS BECAME A SYMBOL OF WHAT HIS LAWYERS CALL A BROKEN SYSTEM. BEAUTIFUL THING ABOUT THIS IS BECAUSE OF THIS CASE WE WILL LOOK AT THINGS, LIKE WE HAVE NEVER LOOKED AT IT BEFORE. THAT IS IMPORTANT MESSAGE. WE WILL RETHINK EVERYTHING THAT WE HAVE EVER THOUGHT BEFORE. REPORTER: FIVE MONTHS IN THE PRISON STINT MEEK MILL WAS ORDERED TO BE RELEASED ON BAIL, PICK UP, FLOWN TO A SIXERS GAME, ALL ALONG PLEDGING TO ADD ROW KATE FOR REFORM. JESSICA JACKSON IS WITH THE MEEK MILL INSPIRED NON-PROFIT REFORM ALLIANCE. HE CAME OUT, WENT TO HIS BEST FRIENDS AND RAISED 50 MILLION-DOLLAR TO FORM THE REFORM ALLIANCE AND, REALLY TACKLED THIS ISSUE ACROSS THE COUNTRY. REPORTER: PROSECUTORS REACHED A DEAL TO EVEN THE MEEK MILL CRIMINAL MATH THEIR INCLUDED A PLEA TO A GUN POSSESSION CHARGE. JUDGE ADVISED HIM TO STAY THE COURSE. IT IS A CASE NOT ABOUT SOMEONE COMPLETELY INNOCENT IT IS ABOUT SOMEONE PUNISH EXCESSIVELY. IT IS ABOUT PROCESS THAT HE IS LACKED INTEGRITY AND IN MY OPINION WERE UNFAIR. REPORTER: MISDEMEANOR CHARGE OF POSSESSION OF THE GUN COULD HAVE CARRIED A PUNISHMENT AS LONG AS FIVE YEARS. OUTSIDE DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE I’M JOE HOLDEN FOR CBS-3 “EYEWITNESS NEWS”. WE HAVE MUCH MORE OF MEEK MILL’S STORY ON OUR WEB SITE AT CBS PHILLY.COM. WATCH RESPONSES FROM MILL AND DISTRICT ATTORNEY AND SEE HOW WE GOT TO THIS POINT BY TAKING

2 thoughts on “Meek Mill Strikes Deal With Prosecutors After More Than 10-Year Legal Battle

  1. All in good time. He will be in trouble for something else!!! Leopards dont change their spots!!! Oh….before I forget….. KENNEY AND KRASNER ARE MORONS!!!!!

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