Wow…this is crazy. 2007 x DJ Drama all over again. The feds were apparently watching popular east coast DJ Big Mike and co. for over 2 years, and have finally gone in for arrests over selling mixtapes. I don’t understand why they can’t SELL tapes artists give CONSENT to!! The police go after the wrong things smh. That’s my personal opinon though. What do you guys think?? Read details of the case after the jump.
Surveillance teams poured hours into following suspects named â€œLittle Mikeâ€ or “Big Mike,â€ also known as â€œDJ Big Mike,â€ trailing them for miles. Local police executed search warrants on three homes in Danbury, Bethel and Newtown, in addition to conducting numerous interviews with suspected accomplices.
This was some of what went into a lengthy investigation that began two years ago and culminated last week with the arrest of two brothers, Michael Willcox, 33, of Danbury and Stephen Sabato, 21, of Sandy Hook, on music piracy charges.
More arrests are expected, according to officials and an affidavit, which was filed in state Superior Court in Danbury and made available Monday.
The two brothers and their representatives could not be reached for comment Monday.
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