A person accused of offering counterfeit medicine to the late Mac Miller has pleaded not responsible.
Cameron James Pettit appeared in federal court docket in Los Angeles on Thursday (10.10.19) to reply expenses of conspiring to distribute managed substances leading to loss of life and distribution of fentanyl leading to loss of life – which each carry minimal sentences of 20 years in jail – however denied the allegations in opposition to him.
The defendant, who has been in custody since his arrest on four September, stood subsequent to his court-appointed lawyer and spoke solely to answer Choose Frederick F. Mumm’s questions. He’ll now face trial on November 26.
A second defendant, Stephen ‘Stevie’ Walter was additionally supposed to look on the listening to however couldn’t be be there because the San Diego jail the place he’s at present serving an unrelated sentence is beneath quarantine because of a mumps scare. He’ll now be arraigned on 31 October.
A 3rd man, Ryan Reavis, has additionally been charged with fraud and drug and gun possession in reference to Mac’s loss of life in September 2018.
Prosecutors imagine Mac ordered 10 ‘blues’ – slang for oxycodone – however obtained counterfeit medicine which contained fentanyl, a robust artificial opiod. The rapper – who additionally ordered Xanax and cocaine – crushed the tablets and snorted them, resulting in his loss of life.
The ‘Dang!’ hitmaker is believed to have requested the medicine from Pettit, who allegedly ordered them from Walter, whereas Reavis was the person who was enlisted to take them between the 2 males.
Mac’s loss of life was discovered to be unintended and it was later decided he had overdosed on alcohol, cocaine and fentanyl, with investigators believing he handed away after snorting the faux tablets.