Love and Hip Hop’s Mendeecees Harris Sentenced To Eight Years In Prison For Drug Trafficking
The original Love & Hip Hop franchise may be returning in two weeks with a brand new season, but one cast member may not get to watch the episodes as they air. Mendeecees Harris was sentenced today in Rochester, New York on a very serious drug trafficking charge.
The reality star (and groom of co-star Yandy Smith, thanks to VH1 sponsored live wedding ceremony) pleaded guilty to crime back in April in US District Court, and his sentence today could have had him facing years of prison time and a very hefty fine. As I was typing up this post, the Democrat & Chronicle updated its site with the judge’s ruling. Mendeecees was sentenced to serve 97 months in jail, or just over eight years to those (like myself) who aren’t mathletes.
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At his April hearing, Mendeecees entered into a a very complex plea agreement, which included up to eight to ten years in jail and/or a fine that could potentially reach $5 million for his part in a ten year trafficking ring that brought millions of dollars worth of cocaine and heroin into upstate New York.
As viewers will recall, Mendeecees was freed on $600,000 bail in the spring after over a year in prison, and, at that time he had turned over more than $103,000.00 in VH1 earnings to the government for restitution. In addition to two young sons (one from a previous relationship), he and Yandy welcomed a daughter in January. We’ll keep you updated as the story unfolds.
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Love & Hip Hop’s Mendeecees Harris Sentenced to 8 Years for Drug Trafficking
The Root (blog), on Wed, 02 Dec 2015 04:56:57 -0800
The couple, who were married on an episode of Love & Hip Hop, never, ever tried to shy away from the wrong choices Harris made in life; and with their situation playing out on the show, it gave people a chance to see how Harris coped with the results …
“Love & Hip Hop’s” Mendeecees Harris Gets Eight-Year Sentence in Drug …
610kvnu, on Wed, 02 Dec 2015 12:03:45 -0800
Prince Williams/WireImage(NEW YORK) — Love & Hip Hop New York star Mendeecees Harris was sentenced Tuesday to 97 months in prison by a federal judge in Rochester, New York for his part in a drug trafficking operation that federal prosecutors said …