MIAMI (AP) — Rapper Pooh Shiesty has been sentenced to 5 years and three months in federal jail for a gun cost in Florida.
Lontrell Williams Jr., 22, was sentenced Wednesday in Miami federal court docket, based on court docket data. He pleaded responsible in January to conspiring to own firearms in furtherance of crimes of violence and drug trafficking. The Tennessee native had been going through as much as 20 years in jail.
As a part of a plea deal, prosecutors dropped three expenses, together with a gun cost that had a doable most sentence of life in jail. According to court docket data, the costs associated to a few separate occasions.
Williams was inside a automobile in Memphis, Tennessee, in July 2020 when an occupant of the automobile discharged a firearm at a gasoline station, officers stated. Three months later, Williams was a part of an armed group that shot and wounded two individuals and stole marijuana, codeine and high-end sneakers at a resort within the Miami-area city of Bay Harbor Islands, Florida, authorities stated. Finally, Williams shot and wounded a safety guard after a efficiency at a Miami strip membership in May 2021, prosecutors stated.
Pooh Shiesty first gained consideration following collaborations with Gucci Mane and different rappers. He launched his debut business mixtape, “Shiesty Season,” final February. It peaked at No. 3 on the US Billboard 200.