Aidonia who recently celebrated his birthday has a lot more to be thankful for after he was cleared of all charges when he appeared before the Supreme Court in Downtown Kingston, yesterday morning.
The entertainer whose real name is Sheldon Lawrence was last year slapped with several charges ranging from conspiracy to shooting, illegal possession of firearm and shooting with intent stemming from an incident in the Shortwood Area in January 2008.
Valrie Nieta-Robertson the entertainer's legal counsel made application for the charges to be dismissed against her client after an alleged witness who was injured in the incident did not show to give his testimony and base on the lack of evidence on the part of the prosecution all charges were dropped and Resident Magistrate Williams advised Aidonia that he was free to go.
After the hearing a very jovial Aidonia said he was happy with the outcome and thanked everyone who had been supportive of him in his time of need. the fans". - He added.
Aidonia's charges stemmed from a shooting incident in January 2008 in the proximity of Wedcombe Avenue off Shortwood Road where several shots were fired and one man was injured. When the police arrived on the scene upon further investigation it was revealed that the deejay’s name was one of those being called as being involved.
"Mi just wah give Jah thanks we face trials everyday, because di case been going on for a year. Pon a level it mash up mi medz and di career likkle but jah was walking with me.. mi definitely expected a not guilty verdict so now we free up again we can focus on more positivity.... no more unnecessary entourage and di bag a idle thing ..yuh nuh see mi get rid a dem a just growth we a focus pon now ...to do better because is all about di music and entertaining