The Game Pleads No Contest to Weapons Charge, Sentenced to 60 Days in Jail
The Game plead no contest to a felony weapons charge on Monday (February 11) and was sentenced to 60 days in jail, 150 hours of community service and three years probation. The charge stemmed from a February 24, 2007 incident at the Rita Walters Educational Learning Complex in Los Angeles. According to witnesses, the Compton native got into an argument with a fellow player during a basketball game and subsequently threatened the man with a firearm he retrieved from his Cadillac Escalade. As part of a plea agreement with prosecutors, he pleaded guilty to a charge of possession of a firearm in a school zone. Two other charges, making criminal threats and of exhibiting a firearm in the presence of a peace officer, were dismissed as part of the agreement. According to the Los Angeles Times, the rapper is expected to surrender to authorities later this week.