19-Year-Old Rollin 60 Crips Gang Member Gets 52-Month Federal Prison Sentence

Monday, May 19, 2014

A 19-year-old described as a member of the Rollin 60 Crips gang was sentenced on Monday to serve 52 months in federal prison.

Ladarius Howard appeared before Judge Sandy Mattice on a conviction for being a felon in possession of a handgun.

Prosecutor Chris Poole said Howard was in a vehicle with several handguns in it at the scene of a shootout.

He said Howard claimed possession of one gun apparently to protect Jumoke Johnson, described as the leader of the Rollin 60 Crips.

Attorney Parke Masterson said Howard has a son to be born soon.

Howard said he wants to get out of prison and take care of his son.

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