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FBI Looking into former Kentucky Gov. Bevin’s Onslaught of Pardons

Former Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin.

By Steve Neavling

The FBI is examining numerous controversial pardons issued by Matt Bevin during his final weeks as governor, The Louisville Courier Journal reports.

The Republican pardoned or commuted the sentences of more than 600 criminals, including violent felons, soon after he lost his bid for re-election in November.

State Rep. Chris Harris, D-Forest Hills, told reporters that he was contacted by a criminal investigator inquiring about the pardons.

“I can confirm that I have been contacted by someone looking into the pardons that were issued by Gov. Bevin on his way out the door,” he said. “The impression I got is that there was an investigation ramping up.”

An additional two sources told The Courier Journal that Harris has been questioned by the FBI.

The FBI office in Louisville didn’t return questions for comment.

FBI, ATF Agents Find Drugs, Gun on Private Plane Carrying Lil Wayne

By Steve Neavling

FBI and ATF agents found drugs and a gun on a private plane carrying Rapper Lil Wayne Monday night.

Tipped off about drugs and a firearm possibly aboard the plane, agents executed a search warrant when the aircraft landed at Opa-locka Executive Airport.

Agents found cocaine and a gun and briefly detained Lil Wayne, whose real name is Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., The Miami Herald reports.

The plane was a Gulfstream G-V that can carry up to 14 passengers and crew. It was was traveling from California, according to Opa-locka airport officials.

It wasn’t clear who tipped off law enforcement.

Lil Wayne’s defense attorney told reporters that his client was “cleared” to leave the scene.

The case remains under investigation.

In 2009, Lil Wayne served a year in jail after cops found a .40-caliber pistol on his tour bus in 2007.