According to a report in Rolling Stone, the Memphis rapper now faces up to 97 months in jail instead after entering a guilty plea for “conspiracy to possess a firearm in furtherance of violent and drug-trafficking crimes as part of his federal robbery case”.
We break down everything we know about Pooh Shiesty’s potential jail time and work out how long 97 months is in years.
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Pooh Shiesty no longer faces life in prison
Lontrell Williams Jr, aka Pooh Shiesty, is no longer facing life in prison after pleading guilty to a federal gun charge stemming from three shootings during the past two years in Tennessee and Miami-Dade County.
As reported by the Miami Herald, Pooh Shiesty’s signed plea agreement means the government can’t ask for the sentence to be more than 97 months in prison.
According to the same outlet, the rapper, 22, could also face up to three years of supervised release and a fine of up to $250,000.
Pooh Shiesty has been behind bars since his June 9th arrest following another incident. He was then indicted in the Landon Hotel case and ordered to be held without bail, Rolling Stone reports.
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97 months in years explained
Pooh Shiesty’s potential jail sentence of 97 months is equivalent to more than eight years – 8.0894 years to be exact.
The 22-year-old hoped to be out of custody soon and shared a message on his Instagram in December, stating: “Ima be back in a minute won’t be too long til I’m free.”
However, a date for the rapper’s sentencing wasn’t immediately set.
Rapper’s previous potential sentence
As reported by The Sun, Lontrell Williams Jr previously faced a maximum of 20 years each for “conspiracy to possess firearms in furtherance of violent crime and Hobbs Act robbery conspiracy”.
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