Keeping It Real Goes Wrong: Rapper’s Instagram Post Tips NYPD Off To Biggest Gun Bust In New York City History

- By Bossip Staff Categories: Arrests, Did You Know, For Discussion

guns

254 guns seized, 19 people indicted….

NYPD Pulls Biggest Gun Bust In New York History

Via BuzzFeed reports:

“A lot of firepower,” New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg began, as he, along with NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly and others, announced the biggest gun seizure in NYC history today.

The guns are linked to two trafficking rings in North Carolina and South Carolina, Bloomberg said. Traffickers transported the firearms to NYC in cars and aboard buses operating out of Chinatown, carrying up to 14 guns at a time in a backpack.

The weapons were sold to a Brooklyn-based ring. NYPD were tipped off when an aspiring rapper identified as Matthew Best uploaded photos and videos of guns and cash to Instagram and YouTube from a recording studio located above this Bed-Stuy restaurant.

Wiretapped conversations reveal that the Brooklyn-based gun distributors were concerned with stop-and-frisk by NYPD, Bloomberg and Commissioner Kelly said.

A single undercover officer made all the buys for the NYPD, Kelly said. He was not identified at the news conference for his own safety. Nearly every gun came fully loaded.

Overall, 19 people were indicted on numerous counts of conspiracy, criminal sale of a firearm, criminal possession of a weapon, and other crimes.

Who needs the Hip Hop Police when thugs are telling on themselves via Twitter and Instagram?? SMH!

We Recommend

More on Bossip

Celebrity Crib: Divorced Dirty Dog Robin Thicke Just Copped This $2.4 Million Malibu Manse [Photos]

Stop Feeling Yourself: Women Are Wearing NBA Jersey Dresses And It’s All Beyonce’s Fault!

Twitter Debates: One Pic Sparks Crazy Argument Over If A Woman Should Fix Her Man A Plate

For The Stans: Bey Posts Up A Gang Of Behind The Scenes Shots From “Feelin Myself” Shoot

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus