Ryan Michael Reavis, certainly one of three drug sellers charged in Mac Miller’s fatal 2018 fentanyl overdose, has been sentenced to just about 11 years in jail.
At a listening to in Los Angeles federal court, U.S. District Judge Otis D. Wright sentenced Ryan Michael Reavis to 10 years and 11 months in jail. The decision comes six months after he reached an agreement with prosecutors to plead responsible to a single depend of distribution of fentanyl.
Initially, federal prosecutors had sought 12 years and 7 months for Reavis, who admitted to supplying counterfeit oxycodone tablets to the drug vendor who finally bought them to Miller. Reavis’ attorneys argued he deserved solely 5 years, with an extended or supervised launch.
Before the judge handed down Reavis’ sentence on Monday, Miller’s mom, Karen Meyers, addressed the court docket.
“My life went darkish the second Malcolm left his world. Malcolm was my person, more than a son. We had a bond and kinship that was deep and particular and irreplaceable. We spoke practically each day about every thing – his life, plans, music, desires”
Reavis offered a fellow vendor with the counterfeit oxycodone tablets that finally killed the 26-year-old rapper. In keeping with Rolling Stone, Reavis mentioned that he was a center man who didn’t know that the tablets had been laced with fentanyl till he was arrested in Arizona a 12 months later. He was allegedly still selling drugs at the time.
“I do know that no matter occurs at present, I’m the fortunate one as a result of my household is right here and I’m right here and I’ll be with them once more,” Reavis reportedly instructed the court docket on Monday April 18. “I really feel terrible. This isn’t who I’m. My perspective has modified. My heart has modified.” Reavis asked for 5 years in custody, while probation officers urged 12 and a half years.
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