Authorities say the rapper is a member of Brooklyn Crip gang GS9. Fourteen other accused members have been charged with crimes as well. These alleged crimes include murder, attempted murder, and drug trafficking. The Associated Press says that police seized 21 guns during the investigation.
Bobby Shmurda (Ackquille Pollard) has plead not guilty. He is being held with bail at at $2 million. Pollard’s lawyer says that his label Epic Records will be assisting with bail.
If convicted, Pollard faces 8 to 25 years in prison.