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Rapper Juelz Santana pleads not guilty to drug, gun charges

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Rapper Juelz Santana pleaded not guilty to drug and gun charges stemming from an incident at Newark Liberty International Airport.

Santana was arraigned in Newark.

According to authorities, security found a loaded gun and oxycodone pills without a prescription last week in Santana’s carry-on.

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Authorities say Santana then ran.

He surrendered Monday.

Santana also faces federal charges from the incident.

Santana, whose real name is LaRon James, lives in New Jersey.

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