Update: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Rapper Cleared On Gun Charges

The gun possession charges against Flesh-N-Bone – one of the founding members of Midwestern hip-hop group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony – were officially dropped yesterday, according to the Los Angeles Times.

A representative for the L.A. district attorney’s office told the paper that they couldn’t file the charges against the rapper as planned, once they were made aware of further details in the case. “The defense turned over some information, and we investigated and realized we were unable to proceed with the charges as filed, so the judge dismissed the case,” Jane Robinson explained.

As previously reported, F-N-B, born Stanley Howse, plead not guilty to the charges, claiming the firearms found in the trunk of his car at the time of his arrest, belonged to his wife, a Chicago police officer.

Shephard Kopp, the rapper’s lawyer was overjoyed that the case was dropped. “It vindicates what I’ve said from the start of this case, which is that Mr. Howse did not possess any contraband,” he said. “When you haven’t done anything wrong and you wind up in jail it’s a pretty traumatic event. There’s still a parole hold, and we hope to get that resolved within the next week.”

F-N-B has been in custody since the time of his arrest on April 2 in Santa Clarita, CA. Currently on parole for a separate charge, the rapper was released last July after serving close to 8 years for assault with a deadly weapon. – Elan Mancini

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  • General

    Well, I guess that reunion CD is still on for Bone Thugs then. I’m glad to see that he was cleared of the charges, cuz he was facin some serious time. Its fucked up how the police just arrest and charge you and then ask the questions that matter later or maybe not at all.

  • D-Block

    dam thats some good fuckin news

  • http://www.ronmexicocity.com Ron Mexico

    wow. good-ass look for flesh!

    that boy need a manager ridin shotgun at all times.

    poor choice of words.

    • http://tonygrands.blogspot.com Tony Grand$


      Mex, always “on”.

  • Tre

    Good. Now chill ya ass out and work on the new Bone Album Dammit

  • Jon Dog

    YUP!! What they said!

  • Jamal7Mile

    Damn good news!! They tried to railroad homie on this one. The gun that they are talking about was in Flesh’s HOUSE!! Locked up in a SAFE!! It wasn’t in his car or possession, and it wasn’t his. Bitch cops!!

    And Flesh is on Strike 2, I believe…

    What he need to do is flip this good fortune and sue the fuck outta those lyin’ ass cops! Wrongful prosecution, obstruction of justice, illegal search AND seizure, wrongful incarceration… ALL OF THAT!!!

    Flesh – 1
    Crooked Officers – 0

    • iLL_G

      the nigga is a felon. lol they can do what they want

  • Mutada al sader the king

    This is nothing but god working in his life. Plus a damn good lawyer. lol

  • lostgyrl

    That’s beautiful… Now stay out of trouble and get ya ass in the studio!!

  • white spirit

    … geez,i’m now relieved,though we tried so hard but what happens,anyway just keep it straight