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Judge delays Fetty Wap’s sentencing date in drug trafficking case

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Fetty Wap will have to wait a little longer to learn his fate: AllHipHop reports the rapper’s drug case sentencing has been delayed. 

Judge Joanna Seybert issued the court order Wednesday, pushing the initial January 18 hearing back to March 19.

Fetty was arrested in October 2021 at New York’s Citi Field, where he was supposed to take the stage for Rolling Loud NY. He was charged with conspiracy to possess and distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine for allegedly running a Long Island-based drug ring that transported, distributed and sold over 100 kilograms of cocaine, opioids and crack cocaine from the West Coast to Long Island.

He pleaded guilty to the charges and faces five to 40 years in prison.

Fetty Wap was initially granted a pretrial release after posting $500,000 bond in November 2021. The bond was revoked in August 2022 after he allegedly brandished a gun and threatened to kill someone during a December 2021 FaceTime call — a violation of his release conditions.

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