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Rapper C Blu, Camrin Williams, attempted murder case dropped

Prices have been dropped towards the teenage rapper accused of capturing an NYPD officer throughout a scuffle within the Bronx earlier this 12 months, officers confirmed.

The gun and assault case towards Camrin Williams, a 16-year-old reputed gangbanger and rapper who goes by the stage identify C Blu, “can’t be prosecuted,” town Regulation Division mentioned in a Friday assertion, with out elaborating.

Williams had been going through the costs after allegedly capturing 27-year-old cop Kaseem Pennant within the leg in January whereas he was on probation for a previous gun case.

Bronx Supreme Courtroom Justice Denis Boyle set the up-and-coming rapper’s bond at $250,000, in February, which Williams posted, reportedly with an advance he acquired after signing a recording contract with Interscope Data.

One week after he made bail, Williams was hauled again into juvenile court docket for violating his probation.

NYPD Police Benevolent Association  President Patrick J. Lynch
NYPD Police Benevolent Affiliation President Patrick J. Lynch known as the choice “absurd.”
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Williams is a rapper who goes by the stage identify C Blu.
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However Williams’ fortunes modified this week when his newest case was dropped.

“Simply because town can’t prosecute doesn’t imply this particular person ought to have been carrying an unlawful weapon — a weapon which contributed to each him and an officer being shot,” the Regulation Division mentioned in an announcement.

“Pursuant to Household Courtroom Regulation, the case is now sealed and we’re unable to say extra concerning the matter.”

Camrin Williams
Williams can also be a member of the Reywey Crew.
Police at the scene of an officer involved shooting at 187 and Lorillard place in the Bronx
Police on the scene of the Bronx capturing earlier this 12 months.
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NYPD Police Benevolent Affiliation  President Patrick J. Lynch known as the choice to drop the costs towards Williams “absurd.”

“This absurd resolution ought to outrage each New Yorker who needs to get unlawful weapons off our streets. There isn’t a dispute that this particular person was caught carrying an unlawful gun for the second time. If perps like this face completely no penalties, even after capturing a cop, we’ve got to ask: why trouble sending us out to get the weapons in any respect?”

In response to police, Williams’ gun went off whereas he was tussling with the officer after cops responded to a disorderly crowd on Lorillard Place on January 19.

Williams — a member of the Reywey Crew, a subset of the Crips – stepped towards a white automobile and put his fingers in his pockets, cops mentioned. When police requested him to point out his fingers, he refused, which led to the battle.

He was beforehand arrested within the Bronx in Might 2020, when he was simply 14, for possession of a Tauris firearm, authorities mentioned.

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