Buju Banton's Jurors Misconduct Case Gaining Traction!

by Necoflex

Buju Banton

Buju Banton

Embattled Reggae singer, Mark Myrie aka Buju Banton may be gaining some traction in his juror misconduct case as one of the jurors in his February 2011 drug trial said the alleged violation involving foreman, Terri Wright was discussed in the jury room.

However, there remain more questions than answers after the juror misconduct trial resumed on Monday as some of the eight jurors subpoenaed to the US Sam Gibbons Court in Tampa, FL gave contrasting evidence as to whether or not Wright committed the alleged act. One of the jurors reportedly claimed he knew nothing about the supposed misconduct.

Wright appeared at Monday's hearing with her computer hard drive, as ordered by presiding judge, James Moody, where a computer specialist would examine it to determine if any evidence of this misconduct existed. She allegedly breached federal court orders by researching aspects of Banton's drug case after each day of the trial; admitting she did so to a Florida-based journalist last October, only to claim later on that she misunderstood what the writer had asked her.

Should Wright be deemed guilty of misconduct, this could result in a mistrial and possible freedom for the Grammy-winning musician.

No new date has been set in the juror misconduct trial.

Buju Banton is serving a 10-year sentence on drug charges stemming from a December 2009 incident at a government-controlled warehouse in Sarasota, FL. Banton was convicted on three cocaine-related charges and still faces an additional five years on a gun charge that was originally thrown out during the February 2011 ruling.

However, re-sentencing on the gun charge remains on hold as a result of the juror misconduct matter.

More on Buju Banton Case here

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Artiste comments.

Custom Search
Custom Search

Recent Articles

  1. Dancehall Artiste Bay C Jets Off To Italy On Tour

    Oct 25, 16 10:08 PM

    Reveling from recent major solo success on the international scene including chart topping collaborations, recording artiste Bay-C has jetted off to Europe

    Read More

  2. Mavado (Gully) vs Vybz Kartel (Gaza) War 2016

    Oct 24, 16 06:22 PM

    Seems there is a Gaza vs Gully war brewing again. After the released of Vybz Kartel's step, many dancehall music lovers was wondering if the Gully Gad

    Read More

  3. Jesse Royal - Black Woman

    Oct 24, 16 02:17 PM

    JESSE ROYAL Why Relevant: Jesse Royal is one of the voices at the forefront of the Reggae Revival. His music is a vehicle to motivate downtrodden communities

    Read More

  4. NEW Releases: Marcus Hard Drive Vol1, King Jammys Chuck Turner vs Trevor Sparks, Vybz Kartel, Konshens, Frequency Riddim, Beverly Hills Boys ft Beenie Man & more

    Oct 24, 16 02:14 PM

    Here are this week's new releases: Popular Markus Records presents Hard Drive Vol.1. The hit filled compilation features international dancehall

    Read More

  5. The Lambsbread Sings for "World Peace Before 2021"

    Oct 24, 16 12:38 PM

    Hawaii Based Reggae Band The Lambsbread Sings for "World Peace Before 2021"

    Read More


Dancehall Reggae Lyrics

Welcome to naturehealthrecipes.com see what nature's health has to offer.

[View full listing]


Mavado (Gully) vs Vybz Kartel (Gaza) War 2016

Iley Chardavid has "Unleashed" new album with VPAL Music.