A dishonored former Atlanta police officer was sentenced to 10 years in jail for his function within the 2019 armed theft of Bankroll Freddie.
In keeping with paperwork obtained by XXL from the Cobb County District Lawyer’s Workplace, ex-Atlanta cop, Justin Mikale Thorne, pleaded responsible to 3 felonies: Armed Theft, Impersonating an Officer and Aggravated Assault on Could 1, 2022. In lieu of his plea, the disgraced cop was sentenced to 10 years in jail for his involvement within the armed theft of Bankroll Freddie.
On Monday (Could 22), Atlanta information staton WSB-TV aired surveillance video and photographs of the theft incident, which came about on Oct. 17, 2019. You possibly can watch it beneath.
Apparently, Thorne was working with two different theft suspects to rob Freddie on the Consolation Inn and Suites in Cobb County, Ga. Thorne might be seen in surveillance photographs pulling right into a parking spot on the motel and speaking with two males in a Toyota Camry. A number of minutes later, surveillance footage and video present Thorne in his police uniform, together with a badge and gun, serving as a lookout as the lads rob Freddie and his cousin.
Curiously, WSB-TV experiences that Thorne resigned two weeks earlier than the armed theft amid allegations that he supplied to take a fee from a suspect with an excellent warrant in return for making it disappear. At a bond listening to in 2019, Thorne’s legal professional, Lenny Franco, instructed the decide that his consumer bought concerned as a result of somebody had threatened the ex-cop and his household.
It is unclear if the 2 different theft suspects are going through expenses within the prison case as nicely.
As for Bankroll Freddie, born Freddie Gladney III, he is in an Arkansas jail after being indicted in a federal investigation involving 80 individuals. The crimes vary from conspiracy to distribute narcotics to weapons violations. Freddie is considered one of 35 individuals indicted in affiliation with an lively Arkansas road gang Each Physique Killas (EBK).
Freddie was arrested on Nov. 10, 2022. On the time of his arrest, the 28-year-old rapper was below one other indictment in federal courtroom on drug and gun expenses and was on pre-trial launch after an April 2022 arrest by state police in Crittenden County, Ark. In that arrest, he was charged with a spread of offenses together with conspiracy to distribute marijuana, possession of firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime and possession of a machine gun.
Earlier than his incarceration, Bankroll Freddie was a rising star on the High quality Management Music label. In April 2021, he dropped his album Huge Financial institution, which boasts visitor appearances Megan Thee Stallion, Gucci Mane, 2 Chains, Big30 and the late Younger Dolph.
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