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Omaha Crips member gets seven years in prison

Posted at 2:17 PM, Jul 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-02 18:09:51-04

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.