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Fetty Wap Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Drug Charges

Fetty Wap pleaded not guilty to federal drug charges during an arraignment Friday in Central Islip federal court in Long Island, New York, ABC News confirms.

Federal prosecutors asked that the rapper be detained pre-trial, which the defense did not contest.

“This defendant is part of an organization that systematically distributed 100 kilograms of fentanyl and heroin across Long Island,” assistant U.S. Attorney Andrew Wenzel said.

Prosecutors noted Fetty Wap, birth name William Junior Maxwell II, faces a minimum of 10 years in prison and a maximum sentence of life in prison if convicted.

The rapper was arrested Thursday during the Rolling Loud music festival at Citi Field in Queens, New York. He was charged with five others, including a New Jersey corrections officer, with conspiring to distribute and possess controlled substances across Long Island and New Jersey.

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