Oyogist has learned that Popular American Rapper, Fetty Wap has been arrested by the US FBI on federal drug charges, a senior law enforcement official said.
Fetty Wap, aged 30, whose name is Willie Junior Maxwell II, pleaded not guilty and was withheld bail at a virtual hearing on Friday.
The New Jersey, rapper is among dozens of people who were charged in the case.
The other defendants were identified Friday as New Jersey correction officer Anthony Cyntje, 23, of Passaic; Brian Sullivan, 26, of Lake Grove, New York; Kavaughn Wiggins, 26, of Coram, New York; Robert Leonardi, 26, of Levittown, Pennsylvania; and his brother Anthony Leonardi, 47, also of Coram.
They are all accused of running what prosecutors described as a “multimillion-dollar bicoastal drug distribution organization” within Suffolk County.