The U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Louisiana just announced the largest drug prosecution in the history of his office during a press conference in Baton Rouge Tuesday morning.
And according to the indictments, one of the TOP rappers in the city s being implicated. The CEO of 22 Savage Travis R. James was among those indicted.
U.S. Attorney Brandon Fremin along with local law enforcement leaders announced that a grand jury indicted 41 people with over 80 counts of offenses involving drugs and firearms. Authorities say the arrests were made last week.
“This is not about filling jails. It is not about filling prisons. It’s about assuring our communities and neighborhoods are safe,” said Fremin.
According to the indictment, the organized crime and drug trafficking task force seized heroin, cocaine, crack cocaine, firearms, luxury vehicles, and over a million dollars in drug-related proceeds.
Not small change.
22 Savage CEO was at the TOP of the list of indictments:
Travis R. James
Troy L. James
Harris Hampton III
Joshua J. Mansion, aka “Josh”
Sidney L. Jarvis
D’Mari D. Harding, aka “D’Mari” or “Mari”
Kim K. Murphy, aka “Ken”
Yascia N. Lafrance
Carl W. Richard Jr.
Melvin A. Jacobs, “Solo”
Michael D. Nelson
Cornelius J. Carter
Corey L. King
Brian W. Hollingsworth