Rick Ross Gets Probation In Kidnapping And Assault Case

Rapper pled no contest.

By Sowmya Krishnamurthy

Rick Ross had his day in court. On Tuesday, the rapper pled no contest to misdemeanor kidnapping and assault charges. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Ross and his bodyguard were sentenced to five years probation for the June 15 attack. “The resolution to the case was reached after discussion with the prosecution team, victims and law enforcement,” District Attorney Benjamin Coker said. “It was the best resolution to the case considering the facts and circumstances at hand.” 

In addition to the main charges, Ross pled no contest to three counts of pointing a pistol at another person and marijuana possession.

"God is great," Ross shared outside of the courthouse. "I respect and appreciate how the court chose to resolve, not only myself but my co-defendant's cases."

Back in 2015, Ross and his bodyguard were arrested for allegedly assaulting two service workers who threw a party at the rapper's immense 235-acre home in Fayetteville, Georgia. The victims were allegedly taken to the guest house and attacked, per police. One victim said he was pistol-whipped and left with severe jaw and mouth injuries.

As part of the probation conditions, the rapper and Maybach Music Group honcho is prohibited from having drugs and alcohol or contact with the victims. There is also a search clause and anger management classes as part of the plea.

[Photo: Getty Images]

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