Jury Finds Mandeecees Harris Not Guilty Of Child Abuse In Teen-S-x Trial
A Hackensack jury has found Love & Hip Hop New York cast member Mendeecees Harris not guilty of s-xually assaulting a teenaged girl four years ago in Lodi, New Jersey. Today’s verdict was met with cheers by Harris’ supporters in the courtroom, including his girlfriend Yandy Smith.
The Cliff View Pilot reports: Fellow “Love & Hip Hop” star Yandy Smith was among those in the courtroom who leapt to their feet and stomped, clapped, shouted and sobbed, raising arms skyward, as the verdicts to the eight individual charges were read just before 4 p.m.
“I love you!” one of them shouted to the jurors, who returned the verdicts after a few hours of deliberations.
Sheriff’s officers then asked them to return to order.
When they wouldn’t, Presiding Superior Court Judge Liliana DeAvila-Silebbi directed the officer to escort the group out of her courtroom. Read more