Rowdy Rebel has something to smile about amid his legal woes after his attorney Javier A. Solano confirmed to XXL Mag his robbery charge was thrown out. Rowdy was nabbed on the robbery charge in Brooklyn in April 2014.
“Rowdy got a case dismissed last week on Jan. 28,” Solano told XXL. “I got a case dismissed where he was being charged with robbery in April 2014, which was another BS charge. It wasn’t dropped out of a technicality it was outright dismissed.”
Rowdy’s fight is far from over. The GS9 rapper, whose bail was set at $2 million, is still faces charges of conspiracy to commit murder, attempted murder, attempted assault, reckless endangerment and criminal possession of a weapon.
Rowdy Rebel was among 14 GS9 members indicted on a slew of charges Thursday, Dec. 18. He would issue a statement in a call from jail days later.
Rowdy Rebel is accused of being the gunman in a hit mission this past July. According to DNAinfo.com, Rowdy was driving with GS9 member Santino Boderick in Boerum Hill when he spotted a rival gang member.
Rowdy reportedly jumped out of his vehicle and fired shots into his rival’s car, missing him, but the shattering the window.
Rowdy, wearing the same clothes, performed at the Barclays center for a celebrity basketball tournament just hours after the shooting.
XXL presented a full list of GS9 members’ charges on their website.
Bobby faces charges of conspiracy to commit murder, reckless endangerment, gun possession and use of drug paraphernalia. He was ordered held on $2 million bail at a hearing in state Supreme Court in Manhattan.
Police reportedly seized 21 guns during their long-term investigation, 10 of them during Bobby’s arrest Wednesday, Dec. 17 outside Quad Studios.
Bobby is alleged to have been involved in two shootings earlier this year, according to court documents obtained by the AP. He allegedly fired a gun toward a crowd of people outside a barbershop in Brooklyn earlier this year. He was also allegedly present last year during a shootout between rival gangs outside a Brooklyn courthouse.
If convicted, Bobby faces eight to 25 years in prison.
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