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Rapper NBA Youngboy certain over for trial in Logan; bail set at $100K

Rapper NBA Youngboy certain over for trial in Logan; bail set at 0K

LOGAN — A decide on Thursday agreed to set bail for Louisiana rapper NBA Youngboy, who has been held within the Cache County Jail since his arrest in April on fees ofo what police name “a large-scale prescription fraud ring.”

Born Kentrell DeSean Gaulden, the 24-year-old musician appeared in 1st District Court docket in Logan for a bail discount listening to.

Decide Spencer Walsh entertained an settlement between the protection and prosecutors, permitting Gaulden to waive a preliminary listening to and bond to be set at $100,000. The decide then ordered Gaulden to face trial on fees of sample of illegal exercise, a second-degree felony; 15 counts of id fraud and 15 counts of forgery, third-degree felonies, and 15 counts of illegal conduct, a category A misdemeanor.

In April, a search warrant was executed at Gaulden’s multimillion-dollar mansion northeast of Huntsville, Weber County, resulting in the rapper’s arrest. Police say Gaulden and others had been calling in faux prescriptions for promethazine with codeine — “a closely abused” managed substance —all through Cache County and Utah.

Gaulden had been on home arrest since October 2021, associated to separate federal weapons fees stemming from an incident in Baton Rouge. Gaulden and 15 others had been arrested in 2020 in Louisiana after Baton Rouge police acquired a tip {that a} group was filming a music video with weapons, in response to courtroom paperwork.

An arraignment listening to is scheduled for July 1 in Logan, when Gaulden shall be requested to enter a plea. Gaulden was advised he’ll have the ability to attend that listening to remotely ought to he put up bail.

On April 26, further fees associated to the prescription fraud case had been filed towards Gaulden in Weber County’s 2nd District Court docket, together with possession of a harmful weapon by a restricted particular person, a second-degree felony, and two counts of fraudulently acquiring a prescription, a category A misdemeanor. The fees had been filed after investigators reported discovering a gun whereas looking out his residence in addition to prescription medicines allegedly obtained fraudulently. A nonbailable warrant was issued for his arrest in that case on April 30.

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