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22-Year-Old Long Island Gun Trafficker Known As 'JuJu' Sentenced
A 22-year-old Long Island man who pleaded guilty to trafficking “ghost guns,” ammunition, and more to alleged gang members will now spend years behind bars, officials announced.
On Monday, Sept. 25, Jeramya Sloan, also known as “JuJu,” was sentenced to 46 months in prison for selling weapons across Suffolk County, according to the Eastern District of New York U.S. Attorney's Office.
Sloan, who is from Selden and East Patchogue, admitted to selling the guns from December 2019 through January 2021 to people he thought were Bloods gang members.
Of the eight gun transactions involved in his…
Baldwin Man Forced Women Into Sex Trafficking Ring, Bribed Addicts With Drugs, Feds Say
Two Long Island men are facing federal charges for allegedly running sex trafficking rings.
Lamont Young, age 41, of Hauppauge, and Michail McKen, age 35, of Baldwin are named in separate indictments that were unsealed in federal court in Central Islip Wednesday, Sept. 27.
According to prosecutors, both men forced women to engage in prostitution by subjecting them to violence.
Young spent a decade recruiting victims, beginning in 2011, by promising them financial stability, prosecutors said. He allegedly then used violence, fraud, and coercion to force them into performing commercial sex a…
'Meet Me Outside': Heated Phone Call Led Long Island Man To Gun Down 37-Year-Old, Jury Finds
What began as an argument over the phone ended with a 37-year-old Long Island man shot to death, and now, two years later, his killer is facing decades in prison.
A Suffolk County jury found Michael Gilbert, age 29, of Riverhead, guilty of murder and related charges Tuesday, Sept. 26, in the shooting death of Tyrell Durham in Moriches.
According to prosecutors, on Nov. 26, 2021, Gilbert overheard a phone call in which his girlfriend, Lashonda Coles, asked Durham’s girlfriend why she was with “the guy that knocked her teeth out.”
The conversation was also overheard by Durham, who began yell…
NY's Own Emma Roberts Accused Of Transphobia On Set Of 'American Horror Story'
Actress Emma Roberts is accused of mistreating a transgender co-star on the set of her hit show, “American Horror Story.”
During an Instagram Live session on Tuesday, Sept.19, actress Angelica Ross, who is a transgender woman, accused Roberts of making transphobic comments in 2018, during filming of the show’s ninth season, “1984.”
According to Ross, Roberts jokingly told another actor, John Carroll Lynch, that Ross was “being mean” to her, to which Lynch replied, “Okay ladies, that’s enough, let’s get back to work.”
That’s when Roberts, according to Ross, replied with “Don’t you mean lady…