“Back in Blood” rapper Pooh Shiesty faces life in jail for his alleged function in a Florida armed theft that left a sufferer shot in the buttocks.
The 21-year-old Memphis native is accused of capturing a person throughout an October 2020 organized meet-up turned theft involving a rented McLaren, high-end sneakers, marijuana, and liquid codeine.
Pooh Shiesty, whose actual identify is Lontrell Williams, initially requested his trial be delayed till subsequent yr. Nevertheless, attorneys representing Williams and his two co-defendants mentioned the three males consider it’s “in their best interest” to proceed to trial on October 25.
The rapper has pleaded not responsible to a four-count federal indictment carrying a potential most sentence of life in jail. He and his co-defendants, 21-year-old Bobby Brown and 20-year-old Jayden Darosa, are accused of robbing and capturing two victims throughout a confrontation at a Bay Habor Islands, Florida resort.
On October 9, 2020, Williams, Brown and Darosa drove to the Landon Lodge to purchase marijuana and a pair of high-end sneakers from two different males. Through the transaction, the defendants allegedly shot the sellers with semi-automatic weapons after which fled.
Pooh Shiesty has been in custody since July. He faces a potential life sentence if convicted of probably the most critical rely in his indictment– discharging a firearm in furtherance of a criminal offense of violence.