AR-Ab Hit With Federal Expenses For Allegedly Operating Drug Trafficking Ring

Philadelphia, PA – AR-Ab, maybe greatest identified for his minor function in Drake and Meek Mill’s feud, is one 9 males going through a number of federal fees for alleged drug trafficking.

In a superseding indictment, the U.S. Lawyer’s Workplace says AR-Ab and eight others had been distributing giant quantities medicine — together with cocaine, crack, methamphetamine and heroin — in North Philadelphia from no less than March 2017 via June 2018.

AR-Ab, whose actual title is Abdul West, is recognized because the chief a neighborhood gang. All the opposite males charged are members, in response to the indictment.

The 9 males have been charged with conspiracy to distribute 5 kilograms or extra cocaine, 280 grams or extra crack, 50 grams or extra methamphetamine, and 100 grams or extra heroin. There are additionally particular person fees possession with intent to distribute cocaine, methamphetamine, crack, and heroin; distribution methamphetamine; and a cost illegal possession a firearm.

“The fees alleged within the superseding indictment are extraordinarily severe, and if convicted, these defendants are going through main jail time,” U.S. Lawyer William M. McSwain mentioned in a press launch. “The investigation and prosecution drug trafficking organizations stays a excessive precedence this Workplace and the Division Justice. We’re dedicated to doing all the pieces we are able to to maintain our streets protected and cease the move these lethal medicine into our communities.”

AR-Ab’s co-defendants are Jamaal Blanding, Jameel Hickson, Richard Chase Hoover, Dontez Stewart, Amir Boyer, Daryl Baker, Hans Gadson and Dennis Harmon. Blanding (a.ok.a. Bionickhaz) and Boyer (a.ok.a. Mulla) have served as managers for AR-Ab’s OBH Data.