Zhou Libo to pay bail from the court will face four charges
beiqingwangyule· 2017-01-21 08:32:41
1" on Sept. 20, foreign media reported Zhou Libo in the United States for illegal possession of firearms and drug control was arrested, the police have confirmed this news. January 21st morning, media reports of the latest developments in the United States Zhou Libo arrested, the first case of the case in New York, Zhou Libo has ended. The presence of Chinese lawyer Yang Meihua told reporters, the beginning, the bail amount prosecutor opened for $25 thousand (about 172 thousand yuan), Zhou Libo expressed opposition, after consultations, the prosecutor will bail down to $5000 or $7500 cash / cheque bond (about RMB 3.4/5.2 yuan), Zhou Libo has to pay the bail and on the spot to leave the court, the next hearing will be held on March 9th.
Yang Meihua also revealed that Zhou Libo will face four charges: 1, illegal possession of illicit drugs; 2, illegal possession of weapons; 3, illegal possession of firearms; 4, when the car to call. It is reported that
, considering that Zhou Libo is not an American citizen, to prevent his departure will no longer come back, the prosecution should be before the court does not leave the United States as one of the conditions of bail, and is likely to temporarily seize his travel documents.
according to the criminal law of New York in the United States, regardless of whether the citizens of the United States, if the illegal cocaine possession of less than 500 mg, belong to a misdemeanor, a maximum sentence of 1 years; if the illegal possession of drugs is higher than 500 mg, a maximum sentence of two and a half years. The minimum number of illegal possession of firearms for 1 years, up to a maximum of 15 years, the specific sentencing and the purpose of the gun. So, if Zhou Libo is convicted of illegal possession of dangerous drugs and guns, he will be at least 2 years in prison.