Young Thug Indicted On Drug, Gun Charges

Atlanta rapper Young Thug has been indicted on drug charges in suburban Atlanta related to an arrest from 2017, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

The artist, whose legal name is Jeffery Lamar Williams, is charged in the DeKalb County case along with co-defendants Cedric Jones and rapper Sergio “Gunna” Kitchens, according to online court records. Williams’ eight felony charges involve various kinds of drugs, records show.

Brookhaven police pulled over a 2016 Mercedes-Benz Maybach on Clairmont Road after suspecting that its tint was too dark, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution previously reported. They arrested Young Thug, Gunna and Jones after allegedly finding the men with drugs and nearly $50,000 cash.–(Atlanta Journal Constitution)

The charges include possession of methamphetamine, hydrocodone and marijuana with the intent to distribute, as well as possession of amphetamine, a generic form of Xanax and codeine.

Thug was also indicted on possessing a firearm during the commission of a felony.

His attorney told local media that he will fight what he said is a “false allegation” against Thug.

An arraignment date in Dekalb County Court is set for October 9.

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