Fetty Wap, an American rapper, was given a six-year prison term for narcotics trafficking

According to vanguardngr (25 May, 2023). Fetty Wap, the American rapper whose real name is Willie Junior Maxwell II, has been sentenced to six years in prison for trafficking drugs across the US. Continue Reading>>>>

He had pleaded guilty in the previous year to both possessing and distributing cocaine, and was among a group of six men who were alleged to have distributed over 100 kilograms of fentanyl, crack cocaine, heroin, and cocaine across Long Island and New Jersey between June 2019 to June 2020.

The drugs were acquired from the West Coast and transported to New York using the United States Postal Service and hidden compartments in vehicles. The drugs were then distributed to dealers who sold them on Long Island and in New Jersey. Maxwell was considered “a kilogram-level redistributor for the trafficking organization” by the Justice Department. Continue Reading>>>>

He was arrested at New York’s Citi Field baseball stadium in October 2021, where he had been scheduled to perform. During searches related to the investigation, authorities recovered items such as $1.5 million in cash, sixteen kilograms of cocaine, two kilograms of heroin, fentanyl pills and guns.

After serving time in prison, Maxwell will also be subjected to five years of post-release supervision according to the United States attorney for the Eastern District of New York. One of Maxwell’s co-defendants was sentenced to six years in prison earlier this year while the remaining four have pleaded guilty and are waiting to be sentenced. In 2015, Maxwell gained fame with his debut single “Trap Queen,” which reached number two on the US charts.

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