The Judge preceding the gang trial of rapper Young Thug and others has finally picked his Jury after a 10 months wait.
Atlanta Judge Ural Glanville swore in 12 jurors and six alternates in the case. Open arguments from the prosecution and defense are set to begin on November 27.
According to the Atlanta-Journal Constitution, 5 men and 23 women are part of the jury. 11 women and three men are black.
If a jury had not been seated by November 6, the charges could have been dismissed.
“I think if you decide to admit your crimes over a beat, I’m going to use it,” Fani Willis — the district attorney of Fulton County, who brought the charges — has said.
Jeffery Williams, alias Young Thug was one of 28 alleged street gang members pulled in a May 2022 racketeering indictment.
The suspects have been accused of several horrible things, including conspiracy, murder, assault, carjacking, drug dealing, and theft.
The case has been filled with obstacles, with courtroom delays and incidents, including the arrest of a defense attorney and the laptop seizure of another.
A courtroom deputy was jailed for having an “inappropriate relationship” with a defendant.
There have been discoveries since the arrests and hundreds of potential witnesses that could blow the case wide open.