YNW Melly’s Mother Addresses Claims He Was Plotting Prison Escape

In a court docket listening to on Tuesday, YNW Melly and considered one of his attorneys have been accused of plotting a daring jail escape.

In line with the Broward County Sheriff’s Workplace, YNW Melly, who has been in jail for the final 4 years, deliberate, alongside along with his cellmate, to sneak out of jail with the lawyer’s assist.

YNW Melly is on trial for the homicide of two of his mates, Christopher “YNW Juvy” Thomas, Jr. and Anthony “YNW Sakchaser” Williams, and his case is getting nearer to the trial with the court docket earlier this 12 months signaling that jury choice was the following step.

On the listening to on Tuesday, the Broward County Sheriff’s Common Counsel’s Workplace outlined particulars of the alleged plot.

“On April 11, 2022, Broward Sheriff’s Workplace obtained a confidential tip relating to inmates Nicholas Lewis and Jamell Demons, each housed in the identical unit on the Predominant Jail, planning an escape from jail by having Demons’ lawyer herald two handcuff keys to help within the escape,” a part of the assertion stated.

In line with the assertion, the tip got here from one other inmate. Authorities searched Lewis’ cell and located a number of contrabands, together with a six-inch shank, two razor blades, two lighters, and rolling papers.

Medicine stated to be Seroquel and Klonopin tablets which require a prescription that Lewis doesn’t, was additionally discovered. As for Melly, nothing was present in his cell besides snacks and “extreme jail-issued clothes.”

In Court docket on Tuesday, Christian Tsoubanos, Assistant Common Counsel for the Broward Sheriff’s Workplace, claimed that though nothing was present in Melly’s cell, it doesn’t imply that he’s harmless. He famous that the division obtained two key items of data, considered one of which turned out to be factual in regards to the “shank and medicines.”

Melly’s time in jail has not been with out incident. The rapper misplaced his cellphone privileges after making the vast majority of about 3000 calls to his girlfriend Erran Barnett with out his jail id quantity. One in all his attorneys has additionally been accused {of professional} misconduct and presumably unlawful acts.

The lawyer, Raven Liberty, reported sharing her cellphone login credentials to make “non-recorded video visitation” calls with Melly. In regulation, calls by the attorneys are privileged and wouldn’t be recorded, which if true, signifies that Liberty might need dedicated an offense.

The Sheriff’s workplace intercepted a name on September 16, 2022, the place Melly is having a dialog and says to Barnett, “Hey, I’m imagined to be speaking to my lawyer. At any time when they name you, be like, ‘Is that this Ms Liberty? Is that this this individual? Simply be like yup, yup, yup’.”

Within the meantime, YNW Melly’s mom, Jamie King, lashed out at prosecutors after the stories of an alleged jailbreak have been shared.

“That is simply one other tactic for them to actually tarnish my son’s character in all the things. They are not looking for him having lawyer visits in individual which is able to trigger for ineffective counsel so we went to court docket for that they usually took his cellphone calls, they usually had him on lockdown, they haven’t any proof by any means that his attorneys did something fallacious to show these accusations,” she stated in a video shared on Instagram.

She continued, “They knew it will get picked up by the media so after we prepare to select a jury, hopefully within the subsequent two weeks, it’s gonna be ‘oh this child tried to flee, oh this child tried to do all these items’. That is all pretend as a result of they don’t have a case.”

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