Drakeo The Ruler‘s fight for freedom has come to an end.
On Wednesday (Nov. 4), journalist Jeff Weiss, who has been covering the Los Angeles rapper’s legal case surrounding murder and attempted murder charges from the start, announced that Drakeo would be coming home today.
“Incredible news: The DA suddenly offered Drakeo a plea deal for time served. He took it. The Ruler will be coming home tonight. @IamMRMOSELY is free,” he tweeted.”
“It’s unquestionable that LA voting out Jackie Lacey last night played a major role in the DA’s decision. We have every reason to be cynical, but this was a case where collective action and organization actually paid real life dividends. The nightmare is over. #DrakeoIsFree,” Weiss continued.
“And, of course, the indefatigable work and legal skill of @HamasakiLaw, who is more responsible than anyone for bringing Drakeo home,” he wrote.
Drakeo is currently processing out of the Los Angeles Men’s Central Jail, where he was being held since 2018, for the murder of 24-year-old Davion Gregory at an event in Carson, Calif. on Dec. 10, 2016. Last year, Drakeo was acquitted of the charges of murder and attempted murder.
His criminal defense attorney, John Hamasaki, released this statement to XXL: “Drakeo has suffered through three years of cruel and unjust treatment. Today he comes home to his family and young son. He wants the fans to know to expect some fresh out music soon.”
In March of 2018, Drake The Ruler was arrested and charged with first-degree murder, attempted murder and several counts of conspiracy to commit murder.
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