Ex-'Love & Hip Hop' superstar Benzino Pleads responsible in Drug Case
Former "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" megastar Benzino has copped a plea deal in his legal drug case out of Georgia, and prevented jail time due to this fact ... TMZ has discovered.
A rep for the Cobb County District lawyer's office tells TMZ ... Raymond Scott (Benzino's real identify) pled guilty to all three fees he changed into dealing with Thursday morning. We're advised he became sentenced to 2 years probation and fined $500 ... plus surcharges.
We broke the story ... the track producer became arrested in January 2017 after police officers raided his ATL house and located medicine inside. He turned into charged with legal possession of THC oil gummies (22 grams), felony possession of 6 MDMA capsules, and misdemeanor possession of below an oz of weed.
We talked to Benzino about the case last month, and he told us the hunt warrant cops used to get into his pad was illegal ... although a decide signed off on it. He changed into adamant that racist cops had been behind the trumped-up charges, and at the time ... informed us he turned into gonna fight it in court docket.
If he'd been convicted on all fees throughout his trial, he would've faced up to fifteen years in penitentiary. seems like he had a metamorphosis of coronary heart.