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Mandeecees Harris in Court for Drug Charges

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Photo Credit: VH1

Photo Credit: VH1

By: Amanda Anderson-Niles

Mandeecees Harris may now be a new star of Love and Hip Hop, but he hasn’t had a whole lot of time to enjoy his new-found reality television fame thanks to his recent legal woes. As we reported recently, Yandy Smith’s baby daddy was accused of molesting a 15-year-old girl, but was later found not guilty to the charges. However, the reality star has racked up some drug charges and is possibly facing 20 years in prison if he is found guilty.  It was speculated that the home he shares with Yandy was raided over the summer possibly due to drugs, but now he must face the court over the charges that accuse Mandeecees of federal drug conspiracy.

According to Democrat and Chronicle, the rapper pleaded not guilty to the charges Friday in Rochester. Due to a drug conviction that he obtained in Maryland in 2001, Mandeecees is looking at a 20-year mandatory sentence.

The report claims that Mandeecees is actually one of three men who have been accused for selling a huge amount of cocaine and heroin in the Rochester region. The other two men accused are Harris’ brother Tyrus Harris and his friend Ronald Walker. Both men were arrested last year and are awaiting trial in jail. Both have also pleaded not guilty.

The indictment reveals that police seized over $1.5 million in cash that was kept in safety deposit boxes, as well as homes, $406,000 in jewelry, and a 2012 Land Rover.

Mandeecees’ attorney Donald Thompson is said to have plans of asking for a bail hearing at the upcoming court conference which has been scheduled for Wednesday, and a date for the hearing will also be set during the conference.

19 Comments

  1. Zodiac

    March 9, 2013 at 8:33 pm

    Who knew Mandeecees was so hood?! Did Yandy not do a through investigation before she got with him? She has a college degree, this is crazy.

    • Xanthia

      March 9, 2013 at 8:40 pm

      Some college degree having women are into street dudes. They think it’s cute but I think it’s sad. Especially when that lifestyle ends up getting them killed or putting them behind bars for like 20 plus years.

      • Ratchet Queen

        March 9, 2013 at 8:46 pm

        True. You can tell on the show that Yandy likes that he”s street. She thought it was funny and cute when he told her he f-cked that girl with the red hair in front of her friend. Now I would have went off, but Yandy laughed…so yeah, she likes it.

    • Fantasia

      March 10, 2013 at 11:31 am

      And all women who have college degrees doesn’t have common sense either. lol.

    • Bigwilli

      March 26, 2013 at 12:45 am

      all i got to say is don’t drop the soap bruh u look like suga shane mosley!!! like kevin hart said “dam you got some pretty eyes”!!!!!!lmoa!!!!

    • Crissy

      April 16, 2013 at 7:13 pm

      A degree dont mean common sense lol

  2. Meeka

    March 9, 2013 at 8:35 pm

    Let me find out Mandeecees was a big time drug dealer. Never would have guessed it. LOL.

    • Shayla

      March 9, 2013 at 8:41 pm

      Me either. He seems so goofy on the show.

    • Gretta

      March 9, 2013 at 8:44 pm

      IDK…the way he came at Yandy’s cousin makes this easier to believe. LOL.

  3. Peachy

    March 9, 2013 at 8:36 pm

    It’s going to be a tragedy if they end up finding him guilty and he has to be away from Yandy and baby for 20 years. Doesn’t he have another kid too? Damn shame.

  4. Barbee

    March 9, 2013 at 8:36 pm

    Damn Mandeecees. He stays in trouble huh?

    • Viv

      March 9, 2013 at 8:42 pm

      Sure does seem that way doesn’t it?

  5. La La

    March 9, 2013 at 8:37 pm

    It’s not going to be so easy to beat federal drug charges. I hope he has a good lawyer…

  6. Lana

    March 9, 2013 at 8:42 pm

    It’s going to be a sad situation if he gets locked away for 20 years. That baby needs him. It’s so ridiculous how these men don’t consider these things before they get into this.

  7. Anonymous

    March 9, 2013 at 8:43 pm

    Let’s not be too quick to write him off as guilty. He could actually be innocent. You never know ladies.

  8. D. Roser

    March 10, 2013 at 10:58 pm

    Are we surprised.

  9. V

    March 11, 2013 at 8:55 am

    Hoping for the best, I like Mandeecees!

  10. The Irish

    March 25, 2013 at 9:07 pm

    New he was gangsta when he folded yandy cousin up,, hope he beat that case or pleads to lesser time, like a 5 piece!! Bless

  11. TrulyComplete

    March 26, 2013 at 3:16 am

    Praying for Yandy…. The thought alone is a heavy burden… Stay prayed up! All is well~

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