American rapper, Fetty Wap was arrested on Monday morning, August 8, for allegedly violating the phrases of his bail by threatening to kill somebody over FaceTime whereas displaying a firearm.
The rapper, whose authorized identify is Willie Junior Maxwell II, was arrested in Newark, New Jersey, on Monday morning and indicted within the Eastern District of New York, in accordance with John Marzulli, Eastern District of New York spokesperson.
Magistrate Judge Steven Locke of the Eastern District of New York revoked Fetty Wap’s bond on Monday afternoon, that means the rapper will stay in jail, Marzulli advised NBC News.
According to court docket paperwork, the federal government obtained a video recording of a FaceTime name wherein Fetty Wap threatened an unnamed particular person on Dec. 11, 2021.
He pointed the gun on the particular person and mentioned “Imma kill you and everyone you with” in addition to “I’m gonna kill you,” which he repeated a number of occasions through the name.
By possessing a firearm and threatening a person, which is a violation of state legislation, the rapper violated the phrases of his Nov. 5, 2021 launch on $50,000 bond for his position in allegedly possessing and conspiring to promote managed substances.
Fetty Wap was arrested by the FBI on Oct. 28, 2021, in reference to an alleged drug distribution conspiracy in New York, and pleaded not responsible. He was indicted and charged with conspiracy to distribute and possess managed substances and arraigned on these expenses on Oct. 29, 2021, in accordance with court docket paperwork.
He was one in every of six folks indicted within the federal case, which alleges a scheme to distribute greater than 100 kilograms or greater than 220 kilos of medication to sellers who then bought them in New Jersey and Long Island.
The FBI seized $1.5 million in money together with stacks of pressed cocaine and luggage of heroin and fentanyl that they are saying the rapper together with 5 others – together with a New Jersey correctional officer – had been promoting in Long Island and New Jersey.