In response to a brand new launch from the Justice Division, South Carolina rapper Lil Quan, whose title is Daquan Tyreek Funchess-Johnson, 26, is about to go away for a very long time.
The Sumter native was sentenced to 6 years in federal jail after he pleaded responsible to being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition.
The DOJ acknowledged the prosecution introduced proof to the courtroom that proved in November 2019, officers with the Sumter Police Division knew Quan was a gang member and rapper with excellent warrants from Orangeburg County.
With this data, they popped up at W scheduled efficiency at a neighborhood Sumter nightclub.
They trialed him at round 3 a.m outdoors a comfort retailer as he was headed again to his car.
That’s the place he was arrested and so they discovered a Ruger .45 caliber firearm hid beneath his jacket in his car.
“The investigation confirmed that the firearm had beforehand been reported stolen from a gun retailer in 2017. A ballistics evaluation by means of the Nationwide Built-in Ballistic Info Community (NIBIN) linked the firearm to shell casings recovered from two separate taking pictures incidents in Sumter in July 2019,” the discharge stated. “Moreover, in the course of the sentencing listening to, the courtroom heard proof that Funchess-Johnson, whereas in jail, recruited and paid a passenger within the car to make an announcement taking possession of the firearm in an try and exonerate Funchess-Johnson. His plan didn’t succeed.”
United States District Choose Donald Coggins sentenced Funchess-Johnson to 72 months imprisonment, to be adopted by a three-year time period of court-ordered supervision.
There isn’t any parole within the federal system.