NEWS BRIEF: Rapper Gunna denied bond on racketeering charge

Kitchens and Williams to remain in jail for now

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Atlanta Rapper Gunna is being held in Fulton County Jail without Bail

Sergio Giavanni Kitchens, AKA Gunna, was denied bond at a Monday morning appearance in Fulton County Superior Court. The presiding judge set the rapper’s trial date for Jan. 9, 2023.

Kitchens was charged on May 9 with felony conspiracy to violate the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act, along with Jeffery Lamar Williams (Young Thug) and 26 other alleged members of the Young Slime Life crew, referred to by prosecutors as a “criminal street gang.”

Williams is likewise charged with felony criminal street gang activity, but has seven additional felonies pending against him as a result of drugs and weapons found at his residence. He has also been denied bond and is to remain jailed. thefader.com