In January, authorities conducted a sting involving an undercover officer with a pretend foot fetish who set up a meeting in a Waikiki hotel room.Roberts and another woman who showed up with her were arrested.He boasts of his courtroom prowess at that trial: "I'm impeaching witnesses at every turn. I gave wonderful closing arguments." He gets louder and more animated reminiscing about his performance: "I'm thinking, 'I got this.'" The jury found him guilty. It was my client this was happening to." Moody said Mc Coy's family is confident he will successfully fight the new charges."Being on the streets, I learned to be numb to a situation. The lawyers who represented Mc Coy in an appeal and at his retrial sent letters supporting him in the Hawaii case."He has the ability to capture people's attention." Mc Coy decided to stay in Hawaii after spending time with his four nieces."Everything in his life was hitting on all cylinders," said one of his brothers, Daniel Moody.He said the woman is one of the seven alleged victims in the indictment against him.
He told The Associated Press from the Honolulu Federal Detention Center he's again accused of a crime he didn't commit, and he'll use his knowledge of the law — learned during years of incarceration — to represent himself at his upcoming trial. They say Mc Coy became a pimp after moving to Hawaii and that he threatened and coerced young women into prostitution.
They call his arguments for dropping the charges, including vindictive prosecution, "conclusory and baseless." A Tuesday hearing is scheduled on Mc Coy's motion to dismiss the case.
Mc Coy traces his criminal history to a tender age, 7 or 8, when he began dealing drugs, which led to gang membership.
They wed six days after meeting at a Honolulu nightclub.
She has pleaded not guilty and hasn't responded to a request for an interview in the same detention center where her husband is held.