EXCLUSIVE: Mac Miller's Alleged Drug Dealers Plead For More Time To Come Up With A Defense For Rapper's Death
(AllHipHop News) A trio of men who sold Mac Miller the drugs that killed him are asking a judge to postpone their trials.
Lawyers for Cameron Pettit, Ryan Reavis, and Stephen “Stevie” Walter are seeking to have their trials pushed back until 2020.
Pettit's trial was supposed to kick off on November 26th, while Reavis was supposed to start his trial on December 17th.
Walter has yet to be arraigned, thanks to a medical quarantine, which banned the transfers of inmates from the Metropolitan Correctional Center in San Diego, where he is currently incarcerated.
Each defendant insists they have not had enough time to properly form their respective defenses.
"Defense counsel represents that failure to grant the continuance would deny them reasonable time necessary for effective preparation, taking into account the exercise of due diligence. Defendants believe that failure to grant the continuance will deny them continuity of counsel and adequate representation," according to a joint letter the defendant's lawyers wrote to the court obtained by AllHipHop.
Cameron Pettit was the first man to be arrested in connection with Mac Miller's death. He was caught in L.A. on September 4th and held without bail.
Ryan Reavis was rounded up on September 23rd by DEA agents in Lake Havasu, Nevada, the same day the Feds took down Stevie Walter in Los Angeles.
Pettit, Reavis, and Walter are charged with Distribution of Fentanyl Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury and Death and Conspiracy to
Distribute Controlled Substances Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury
If a judge signs off on all three of their requests, Cameron Pettit, Ryan Reavis, and Stevie Walter will stand trial for Mac Miller's death on September 29, 2020.
All three of the defendants are joined for trial and a severance has not