Fatty Wap was arrested by the FBI in New York City on federal drug charges. He was arrested Thursday while in City Field, Queens, NY Rolling loudly Festival.
According to TMZ, Documents show that Fatty and others were involved in the distribution of cocaine, heroin, fentanyl and crack cocaine across Long Island and New Jersey. Authorities claim the drugs were obtained off the west coast and then smuggled to the east coast in USPS vehicles with secret bogies.
Fatty’s lawyer spoke to the site and said, “We pray that this is a big misunderstanding. He is watching the judge today. Hopefully he will be released so we can clean things up quickly. ”
Fatty Rolling Loud was set to hit the stage, however, he never got on stage because he was arrested before his set. A representative of Rolling Loud told TMZ that they were not aware of his legal problems.
CBS News At least a dozen people were charged in the case, the report said. The other defendants are Anthony Sintze, Brian Sullivan, Cavan Wiggins, Robert Leonardi and his brother Anthony Leonardi.
U.S. Attorney Brian Pace of the Eastern District of New York said, “Allegedly, the defendants transported, distributed, and sold more than 100 kilograms of deadly and addictive drugs, including heroin and fentanyl, on Long Island, deliberately contributing to the opioid epidemic. Which has destroyed our community and taken many lives. “
According to a complaint, the alleged drug campaign lasted from around June 2019 to June 2020. At least five of the defendants have been charged with possession of firearms to protect their organization. During the investigation, a search was conducted where $ 1.5 million, 16 kg of cocaine, two kg of heroin, large quantity of fentanyl pills, two handguns, a rifle, a pistol and ammunition were recovered.
Fatty Wap released her latest project “The Butterfly Effect” last week.
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TSR Staff: Jade Ashley @ Jade_Ashley94