Rapper Pooh Shiesty faces Miami hotel theft and shooting charges
Memphis rapper Pooh Shiesty is in federal custody and faces a list of charges related to an alleged theft and shooting of two men outside a hotel in Miami-Dade County, Fla.
Lontrell Williams, the rapper’s legal name, appeared in court for the first time on Tuesday after the FBI charged him and two other men with discharging a gun in a violent crime, d ‘a conspiracy and theft under a law regulating trade.
Williams, 21, along with Jayden Darosa and Bobby Brown visited the Landon Hotel in Bay Harbor Islands, Fla., In October to purchase “high-end sports sneakers” and marijuana, according to the criminal complaint. filed by Miami-Dade FBI Detective Elio Garcia.
Williams arrived in a McLaren he had rented from one of the victims and wanted to negotiate the rental of the car as well, but during the transaction he and Brown shot the men – one in the hip and the another in the buttocks, according to court documents. .
Garcia said surveillance footage captured the shooting and after law enforcement spoke with the victims, they identified one of the culprits as Pooh Shiesty.
Upon leaving the scene, a Louis Vuitton bag – which contained $ 40,912 in cash – fell from the McLaren and, according to the complaint, Williams posted guns and $ 100 bills on Instagram a few days before the theft.
Law enforcement used the rapper’s social media account and discovered that the same invoices in the Louis Vuitton bag were also in his messages, according to the court document.
For the same incident, Williams was charged and released on bail in Miami-Dade State Court, but was re-detained in June after allegedly shooting a security guard at a strip club. at the ankle in May.
The business call contacted attorneys and Williams’ label, Gucci Mane’s 1017 Records, but did not receive a response.
The rapper’s next court appearance is set for July 6 at the South Florida District Court in Miami.
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