Fetty Wap has been released on a $500,000 secured bond after Judge Joanna Seybert’s decision. While out on bond, he will be under GPS monitoring and will be subject to random drug testing. He must also surrender his passport. He will be able to travel if he gets permission from the pretrial services and federal prosecutors.
The “Trap Queen” rapper performed at Power 105.1’s Powerhouse 2021 concert at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on Sunday. It was his first performance since he was handcuffed by FBI agents in October at Citi Field. He was arrested on a two-count federal indictment, according to sources and the US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District.
The rapper, whose real name is William Junior Maxwell II, was scheduled to perform at the Mets’ home stadium’s 3-day Rolling Loud music festival but had to cancel after being placed in handcuffs. According to the feds, Maxwell was a “kilogram-level” dealer in the operation. He allegedly trafficked at least 100 kilos of fentanyl, heroin, cocaine, and crack from the West Coast to New Jersey and Long Island.
The five other individuals charged, including Cyntje, have already been arraigned over the past month and are all being detained ahead of trial. Those five are also facing charges related to the firearms. “The fact that we arrested a chart-topping rap artist and a corrections officer as part of the conspiracy illustrates just how vile the drug trade has become,” said FBI Assistant Director-in-Charge Michael Driscoll. The rаpper is аccused of running а bicoаstаl opioid ring out of Long Islаnd, аccording to the feds.
After his arrest, the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office released images of the bounty of cash and drugs that were seized when Maxwell was arrested. The images released showed 12 evidence bags filled with about $1.5 million in cash broken down into ones, fives, the twenties, and hundred dollar bills.
More than a dozen bricks of what appeared to be cocaine and heroin are were also seen in the images, some of which were marked with “AC” on top. His next hearing in the case is scheduled for November 24.