LOS ANGELES (AP) — The head of a small hip-hop record label who prosecutors say led a drug trafficking ring that used chartered jets to ship cocaine and cash between Baltimore and Los Angeles has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison.
City News Service says Ricky “DP” Brascom received the sentence in a Los Angeles court Tuesday, while his brother and partner Jerome “Bro-Bro” Brascom was sentenced to six years.READ MORE: LA Council Approves Ordinance To Make Plastic Utensils Available By Request Only At Restaurants
Both pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges last year.READ MORE: Torrance Woman Arrested In Mistaken ID Revenge Murder Of NorCal Rapper
They were indicted in 2010 with 12 others after a federal investigation dubbed “Operation Snowbird.”
Prosecutors say the men used Ricky Brascom’s company, “Behind da Scenes Entertainment,” to buy large amounts of cocaine in Los Angeles, have it flown in chartered jets to Baltimore, and have suitcases of cash flown back to LA.MORE NEWS: Mother-Daughter Team Win Decade-Long Battle To Bring Sidewalks To San Bernardino County Community Of Muscoy
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