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Omaha Crips member gets seven years in prison

Posted: 2:17 PM, Jul 02, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-02 18:09:51-04
Omaha Crips member gets seven years in prison

Jerell Haynie, 35, was sentenced to seven years in federal prison Monday for racketeering conspiracy involving acts of violence, attempted murder, witness tampering and drug distribution. 

Haynie is a member of the Crips Gang. 

According to a release, evidence at his February trial said Haynie is a long-standing gang member who engaged in cocaine trafficking and personally committed multiple violent acts, including attempting to kill a fellow gang member. Haynie, along with several other gang members, also attempted to kill a police informant.