Tekashi 6ix9ine was arrested in November of final yr on racketeering fees. Newly unsealed courtroom paperwork reveal that Tekashi, actual identify Daniel Hernandez, pleaded responsible on Saturday, January 23rd, to 9 federal counts, together with racketeering, conspiracy, firearms offenses, and narcotics trafficking.
Hernandez’ lawyer was fast to enter a protection for his shopper, alleging that his “gangster image” was simply part of his act, used to perpetuate a selected picture on social media. “An entertainer who portrays a ‘gangster image’ to promote his music does not make him a member of an enterprise,” Lance Lazzaro mentioned.
Hernandez was arrested in relation to a five-year investigation into the legal actions of the Bloods avenue gang often called Nine Trey Bloods, of which he’s accused of being a member.
“Members and associates of the Enterprise promoted and celebrated the criminal conduct of the Enterprise, namely narcotics distribution, acts involving violence, and the use of firearms, in music and on social media,” the preliminary indictment learn. “The purposes of the Enterprise included preserving and protecting the power, territory, and profits of the Enterprise through acts involving murder… and threats of violence.”
Apparently, his tune modified as evidenced by the responsible plea entered. In addition to pleading responsible to 9 counts, he additionally supplied info on a lot of different people related along with his crimes.
Writes Consequence of Sound, “As part of his guilty plea, 6ix9ine has agreed to cooperate with federal officials ‘against multiple violent people associated with the same criminal enterprise of which he admits, or will soon apparently admit, being a member,’ according to court records.” He already flipped on a former affiliate and implicated him within the tried taking pictures of Chief Keef in June 2018.
Hernandez was dealing with 32 years to life in jail if convicted for his crimes. The responsible plea will little doubt have an effect on his last sentencing, scheduled to happen subsequent yr, January 24, 2020.
by way of CoS