Soulja Boy Slapped With a 240 Day Jail Sentence for Probation Violation

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Soulja Boy will be spending the next seven months behind bars for violating his probation.

The rapper learned his fate on Tuesday in a California courtroom. The judge revealed that he actually thought about locking him up for two years in state prison, but after further consideration he decided to give Soulja a lighter sentence.

A judge sentenced Soulja Boy to 240 days of jail for probation violation. (Photo: Getty Images, Robert Kamau)

According to TMZ, the 28-year-year old received 240 days behind bars and 265 days of community service. Soulja has already been credited with serving 40 days of jail time, because he was locked up earlier this month for the violation.

He was also jailed in March for the same reason but was quickly released.

The probation violation comes from a police search that was conducted in Soulja’s Los Angeles area home in February of this year, after a woman said he tied her up and held her captive in his garage. The rapper denied those allegations and was never arrested but police found ammunition during the search.

In this recent arrest, Soulja was also accused of falsifying the amount of community service he completed, which the judge found particularly troubling.

“The submission of bogus paperwork for community service is a big deal, and it really shows a lack of commitment to being on probation and lack of respect for this court and to the probation department,” he said.

Soulja was first put on 24 months of probation in 2014 when police found a loaded gun in his vehicle. The rapper wasn’t driving at the time, but since he owned the car he was charged.

He then received more probation time two years later when police located weapons inside his home, which was around the same time Soulja was flashing a lot of guns online and making threats.

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