Glamsquad reports that Fetty Wap, an American rapper, was arrested on Monday, August 8, for allegedly violating the terms of his bail by threatening to kill someone over FaceTime while holding a firearm.
According to John Marzulli, Eastern District of New York spokesperson, the rapper, whose legal name is Willie Junior Maxwell II, was arrested in Newark, New Jersey, on Monday morning and indicted.
Fetty Wap’s bond was revoked by Magistrate Judge Steven Locke of the Eastern District of New York on Monday afternoon, according to Marzulli of NBC News.
According to court documents, the government obtained a video recording of a FaceTime call on December 11, 2021, during which Fetty Wap threatened an unnamed individual.
He pointed the gun at the person and said, “Imma kill you and everybody you know,” as well as “I’m going to kill you,” several times during the call.
The rapper violated the terms of his $50,000 bond for his role in allegedly possessing and conspiring to sell controlled substances by possessing a firearm and threatening an individual, which is a violation of state law.
Fetty Wap was arrested on October 28, 2021, by the FBI in connection with an alleged drug distribution conspiracy in New York, and pleaded not guilty. According to court documents, he was indicted and charged with conspiracy to distribute and possess controlled substances, and he will be arraigned on those charges on Oct. 29, 2021.
He was one of six people charged in the federal case, which alleges a scheme to distribute more than 100 kilograms (220 pounds) of drugs to dealers in New Jersey.
The FBI seized $1.5 million in cash, as well as stacks of pressed cocaine and bags of heroin and fentanyl that the rapper and five others – including a New Jersey correctional officer – were selling in Long Island and New Jersey, according to the FBI.