Times Online sources have reported that Jamaican Dancehall artiste Glendale Goshia Gordon a.k.a Busy Signal admitted to running away from the United States just before he was to stand trial for a pending Drug case.
Busy pleaded guilty to not appearing in court, of which the legal guidelines for this offence is 12 to 18 months in prison. Sources say his lawyer in the US case, Bill Mauzy says he will ask for time served.
Gordon had opted to waive his extradition hearing right in Jamaica and face the courts in the US, after initially pleading ‘not guilty’ of the offence in the Jamaican courts and being denied bail.
A sentencing date has not yet been set for the artiste, who also just a few days ago welcomed his new baby boy Egypt with girlfriend Tunya Palmer.
This is good news for Fans and the Dancehall and Reggae fraternity, who have been expressing their well wishes and continue to hope that all works out in favor of the well loved artiste.