A Brooklyn drug crew chief was discovered responsible Wednesday of plotting to kill somebody he thought was speaking with the feds.
After a two-week trial, jurors in Brooklyn federal courtroom convicted Ronald Williams of murder-for-hire conspiracy.
Williams was with the ’90s Crew, which trafficked pot on a big scale, in accordance with authorities.
In 2013, one among Williams associates noticed federal brokers conducting surveillance whereas on the way in which to make a drug drop, authorities mentioned.
The person informed Williams and provided to pay $5,000 for the hit on the would-be buyer.
Williams began planning the job, however the killing didn’t occur as a result of the feds recognized the goal beforehand.
Interim Brooklyn U.S. Lawyer Richard Donoghue mentioned Williams, “confirmed his utter disregard for human life when he accepted with out hesitation a $5,000 contract to kill somebody suspected of being an informant for federal legislation enforcement.”
Williams’ lawyer, Susan Kellman, mentioned she’d battle the conviction, which she referred to as a travesty.
“It wasn’t supported by the proof and it wasn’t supported by widespread sense.”
Williams, 43, faces a compulsory life sentence.