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Judge Declines Mendeecees’ Request for Reduced Sentence for Drug Charges

Love & Hip Hop star Mendeecees Harris requested a reduction to his 97-month sentence for his role in trafficking heroin and cocaine between New York City and Rochester. Harris’ attorney argued that his role in the crime was minor, adding that he forfeited $170,000 from the reality show and appearances. She also pointed out that Mendeecees volunteered at youth programs two to four times a week, where he warned young children about the pitfalls of getting involved with crime.

Harris’ attorney argued that his role in the crime was minor, adding that he forfeited $170,000 from the reality show and appearances. She also pointed out that Mendeecees volunteered at youth programs two to four times a week, where he warned young children about the pitfalls of getting involved with crime.

Prosecutors argued that Mendeecees’ role in the crime was not minimal, adding that he and two other people admitting to drug trafficking between 2006 to 2008. U.S. District Judge Frank Geraci Jr. also argued in Harris’ sentencing that the people involved in the drug network moved 40 kilograms of cocaine and a kilogram of heroin.

Source: Democrat & Chronicle

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