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On Wednesday, an alleged drug transaction between Younger Thug and a co-defendant occurred throughout a court docket listening to.
Younger Thug has been accused of conducting a hand-to-hand drug transaction throughout a latest court docket listening to. Fulton County prosecutors filed a movement alleging that Thug, authorized identify Jeffery Williams, was given a Percocet by co-defendant Kahlieff Adams, with the movement claiming that Adams “stood up from his chair (…) and walked unattended” handy Williams the semi-synthetic opioid, in response to CNN.
A surveillance video additionally captured the alleged transaction, the place prosecutors mentioned Williams tried to hide it beneath the desk.
EXCLUSIVE: My colleague @MarkWinneWSB simply obtained surveillance video that reveals the second prosecutors accuse Younger Thug and his co defendant Kahlieff Adams of conducting a “hand-to-hand” drug deal in court docket.@wsbtv pic.twitter.com/smhVopvH7x
— Michael Seiden (@SeidenWSBTV) January 19, 2023
Sheriff’s deputies confiscated the painkiller and searched Adams, who resisted. Adams was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital after “he appeared to ingest different gadgets of contraband that he held on his particular person, in an effort to hide the extent of his crimes inside the courtroom.” Throughout a search of Adams, deputies discovered Percocet, marijuana, tobacco, and different contraband that was “wrapped in plastic and meals seasonings to masks the odor of the marijuana,” the movement learn.
Keith Adams, one among Williams’ attorneys, mentioned that the rapper was unaware of what was being handed to him. “His aspect is the reality. The fact is Mr. Williams had nothing to do with what went on within the courtroom on yesterday,” Adams instructed WSB-TV.
In a separate report from Rolling Stone, Brian Metal, one other legal professional representing Williams, mentioned that the rapper doesn’t even know who Adams is.
Teombre Calland, an legal professional representing Adams, additionally launched a press release through textual content message to WSB-TV: “On behalf of Mr. Adams, these allegations are merely that: mere statements made by the state in an effort to thwart the lengthiness of the jury choice course of.”
Together with his trial underway, Williams is charged with conspiracy to violate the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, participation in prison road gang exercise and extra costs.