Young Thug was arrested Monday afternoon in Georgia on gang-related prices, in accordance with on-line jail information.
The “Go Crazy” rapper, authorized identify Jeffery Lamar Williams, is accused of conspiracy to violate the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act and participation in prison avenue gang exercise. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the RICO act cost comes from an alleged offense dedicated in January 2013, whereas the gang exercise cost is from an alleged May 2018 incident.
Young Thug’s arrest comes within the wake of a 56-count grand jury indictment filed in Georgia’s Fulton County that names 28 members or associates of YSL — together with fellow rapper Gunna, authorized identify Sergio Giavanni Kitchens, who can be charged with one rely of conspiring to violate RICO. The indictment refers to YSL — which additionally shares the identical initials as Young Thug’s YSL Records imprint — as a “criminal street gang that started in late 2012” that “claims affiliation with the national Bloods gang.”
The 88-page grand jury indictment reveals Young Thug is accused of renting 2014 Infiniti Q50 sedan from Hertz, which was later utilized in reference to the of the homicide of rival gang member Donovan Thomas, Jr. on Jan. 10, 2015.
Atlanta’s WSB-TV studies Young Thug’s will make his first court docket look Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. Young Thug’s lawyer Brian Steel informed the information community that the rapper “committed no crime whatsoever” and that he would “fight to my last drop of blood to clear him.”
Representatives for Young Thug and Gunna haven’t responded to requests for remark from Rolling Stone.
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