Bobby Shmurda's Trial Date Set for October After He Rejects Plea Deal: Report

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Bobby Shmurda attends 106 & Party at BET studio on Dec. 12, 2014 in New York City.

Bobby Shmurda appeared in Manhattan Supreme Court on Thursday morning (June 25) alongside Rowdy Rebel and the GS9 crew, where their case received a trail date of Oct. 5, according to Revolt TV.

Shmurda (aka Ackquille Pollard) was reportedly offered an eight-year plea deal, which his lawyers refused. Fellow rapper Rowdy Rebel (aka Chad Marshall) was offered a seven-year plea, which was refused by his lawyers as well. His family members and Epic executives (including label president Sylvia Rhone) were present at the hearing.

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The judge also set an earlier meeting on Aug. 19 to determine if Shmurda's case should be tried separately from the larger GS9 case. He is charged with multiple conspiracy counts, one count of reckless endangerment, two counts of criminal possession of a weapon and one count of criminally using drug paraphernalia.


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