Lower than a month after being sentenced to 2 years behind bars for federal costs, 6ix9ine is asking a choose to make a change to his imprisonment.
In keeping with courtroom docs XXL obtained on Tuesday (Jan. 14), 6ix9ine is requesting that Decide Paul A. Engelmayer enable him to serve the rest of his 24-month jail sentence from residence or a neighborhood correctional facility. In a letter to the choose, 6ix9ine’s lawyer Lance Lazzaro cites a concern for Tekashi’s security as the first motive for the relocation request.
“Because of Hernandez’s cooperation with the federal government in opposition to a number of gang members
with the Bloods, Hernandez’s security continues to be, and can proceed to be for the foreseeable future,
severely in danger,” reads one a part of the letter, which addresses 6ix9ine by his authorities identify, Daniel Hernandez.
Additional down within the letter, Lazzaro cites the stabbing of Tekashi’s co-defendant Roland (Ro Murda) Martin as proof that the rapper’s life is in imminent hazard whereas behind bars. Like Tekashi, Martin was a 9 Trey Gangsta Bloods member till he renounced the gang. He was subsequently stabbed 9 instances in Brooklyn’s Metropolitan Detention Heart this previous Might. (Partially due to the stabbing, Martin had his sentence decreased from 90 months to 66 in October 2019.)
Whereas Lazzaro would settle for 6ix9ine being positioned in a CCC, he says that “it’s foreseeable that placement in any Bureau of Prisons facility, together with any CCC, would jeopardize Hernandez’s security” and that residence confinement is the “most affordable” means for the rapper to organize for re-entry into society.
In January 2019, 6ix9ine pleaded responsible to federal costs together with racketeering, some weapons costs and conspiracy. On Dec. 18, 2019, he was sentenced to 24 months in jail and 5 years of supervised launch. He was given credit score for the 13 months he’d already served, so he solely needed to serve an extra 11 months earlier than he might be launched. In a December 18, 2019 interview with Hollywood Life, Lazzaro stated the rapper might be out of jail as quickly as this coming July as a consequence of authorities stipulations surrounding good habits and the requirement that an inmate serves 85 % of their time.
Final month, XXL reported that 6ix9ine would nonetheless should cooperate with federal authorities after his launch.
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