Rapper Chucky73 was busted this week in connection to a November social media stunt that shut down the Kosciuszko Bridge, cops stated.
The 23-year-old Bronx-based rapper, whose actual title is Adel Mejia, was introduced into the 108th Precinct simply earlier than 9 a.m. Tuesday and charged with reckless endangerment, illegal meeting and disorderly conduct, authorities stated.
In the course of the Nov. 14 night rush-hour stunt, a couple of dozen males acquired out of their automobiles on the Brooklyn span and rapped alongside to blaring music, all whereas filming themselves, police stated.
Video of the bridge shutdown exhibits visitors at a whole standstill within the background.
The act drew swift condemnation from then-NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea.
“You recognize, sadly, there’s no scarcity of idiots lately and blocking a bridge and the inconvenience and the potential hazard it may well trigger to me is reckless on the minimal,” he stated throughout an NY1 look. “And we’re leaning in direction of there’s going to be a capability to convey fees right here but it surely’s going to take a while.”
Mayor Eric Adams commented concerning the bridge video on Twitter, calling for all these concerned to be held accountable to the “fullest extent of the regulation.”
“Incidents like this injury our model as a metropolis, disrespect New Yorkers and endanger guests and residents alike,” he wrote. “All those that participated on this reckless habits should be discovered and held accountable to the complete extent of the regulation. We is not going to be a metropolis of chaos.”