The YSL case is only getting weirder. After months of severings, twists, and courtroom confusion, another shocking chapter has just been reported. According to WSB-TV, Akeiba Stanley, a Fulton County deputy, has been arrested on charges of conspiracy and smuggling. According to court records, Stanley has been accused of communicating with Christian Eppinger via Instagram. Eppinger is one of the many defendants in the sprawling YSL case.
Furthermore, Stanley is accused of agreeing to help Eppinger to smuggle contraband while Eppinger remained incarcerated. Additionally, Stanley allegedly snuck items to Eppinger in his cell. The full list of charges that Stanley is facing are reckless conduct, violation of oath of office, conspiracy to commit a felony and hindering apprehension or punishment of a criminal. Stanley has reportedly been booked and is now in the jail she once put people into.
Deputy Arrested In YSL Case
The details of Stanley’s arrest are wild, as should be expected from this case. Along with using Instagram to communicate, Stanley is also accused of visiting Eppinger in his cell and further communicating with Eppinger via an illegal cell phone. However, it’s not the only thing that has happened related to the case in the past few days. Earlier this week, officials seized the laptop of Eric Johnson, Eppinger’s attorney. Reportedly, Johnson had been using the laptop to communicate with YSL members not currently in custody. However, going back to
As mentioned, it’s the latest twist in the ever-growing, and slow-moving, YSL trial. Given the numerous legal maneuvers in play, juries have still not been seated. However, the jury selection process began in January and could continue throughout the summer. Rapper Young Thug is just one of 28 original defendants in the large-scale RICO case. Thug remains as one of nine people who are still facing trial. This is a developing story and we’ll have any updates here at HotNewHipHop.