A teenage drill rapper who walked off scot-free after being accused of shooting a cop throughout a scuffle earlier this yr cried after he was ordered held on $100,000 bail on a brand new gun cost Thursday.
Camrin Williams, a 17-year-old gangbanger who goes by the stage title C Blu, broke down in tears as he was led out of Bronx Legal Court docket in handcuffs following his arraignment.
Decide Joseph McCormack ordered the teenager held on the money bail, or bonds of $250,000 or $300,000, in the course of the listening to.
Williams was picked up on the new weapons charge Tuesday for allegedly holding a loaded gun at Backyard Road and Crotona Avenue in Belmont.
“[Williams] is a self-professed member of the Crips,” Bronx Assistant District Legal professional Alana Brady instructed the decide on the teen’s arraignment. “[Williams’] social media accommodates a number of posts with firearms and implications of willingness and prepared capability to shoot any member of [the] opposition.”
She requested that Williams be held on $150,000 money bail or a $450,000 bond.
Williams, a member of the Crips-affiliated Reyway Crew, was stopped by police after he was noticed operating in the direction of a automotive fumbling with one thing in his waistband.
It turned out to be a loaded silver Bryco Arms 9 mm handgun, based on police sources.
The teenager’s lawyer, Daybreak Florio, mentioned her shopper was “traumatized” by the brand new arrest.
“My shopper was outdoors a automotive,” she mentioned. “Police comes with their weapons out, circling across the block. A number of video surveillance taken by cameras. Police focused my shopper, weapons drawn, he was scared for his life. He took out his cellphone, his fingers have been up.”
She mentioned Wiliams was making an attempt to name his mom.
“Outstanding drill rapper persona of posting on social media dissing different folks,” Florio instructed the decide. “He didn’t get right into a combat. He’s scared. He’s actually traumatized by the entire occasion. He misplaced all his month. He’s a boy.”
However McCormack wasn’t moved.
“I do know that is the third contact [with the criminal justice system,” the judge said. “This is a serious offense.”
Leaving court, the teen’s family screamed at reporters and lunged at a photographer.
Williams, who has a string of gun-related busts on his record — dating to when he was just 14 — was arrested on Jan. 18 after a scuffle during which an NYPD cop was shot in the leg on East 187th Street in the Bronx.
The troubled teen was charged with attempted murder in the case and was later arrested again on a parole violation just one week after posting a $250,000 bond.
The case was dismissed without explanation in May.
The city Law Department, which prosecutes crimes committed by minors, would only say that Williams “cannot be prosecuted” but provided no details.
“This absurd decision should outrage every New Yorker who wants to get illegal guns off the streets,” NYPD Police Benevolent Association president Patrick Lynch said at the time.