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Chinese Comedian Exonerated by NY Judge

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Added On June 5, 2018

 A New York state judge has?exonerated Chinese comedian Zhou Libo of weapon and drug charges.

 
 Acting Supreme Court Justice?Teresa K. Corrigan announced the decision at the Nassau County Court in the U.S. state of New York on Monday.
 
Zhou was charged with illegal possession of a handgun, possession of a controlled substance identified as crystal methamphetamine and driving while using a cellphone.
 
The court dismissed the weapon and drug charges. Meanwhile, Zhou pleaded guilty to a?traffic violation.
 
The defendant lawyer?said they were satisfied with the ruling and would not file further appeals.
 
On Jan. 19, 2017, Zhou was stopped by police in the town of Lattingtown, New York, for his abnormal driving behavior.
 
The police later found a black pistol holster, a pistol and a loaded magazine, and two transparent plastic bags containing drugs in his vehicle.
 
Zhou was arrested on the spot and was released on bail the next day.