DMX Enters Guilty Plea Deal For Drugs, Animal Cruelty
December 31, 2008 at 6:02 AM (PT)
Rapper DMX (real name: EARL SIMMONS) has reached a plea deal on multiple drug possession, theft and animal cruelty charges. He pleaded guilty on TUESDAY (12/30) to one misdemeanor count of animal cruelty, one felony count of theft, and one count each of felony possession of marijuana and a narcotic drug.
A sentencing hearing in MARICOPA COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT is expected to be set for Jan. 30th, where DMX is expected to receive a minimum 90-day jail sentence as well as probation. He will remain in the county jail until his sentencing and won't be given credit for time served. Additional charges will be dismissed then.