Felicia “Snoop” Pearson, who played an lesbian assassin for a Baltimore drug gang in HBO’s “The Wire” has plead guilty in a drug conspiracy case.
The thirty-one-year-old actress entered the plea to conspiracy to distribute heroin Monday, a day before her trial was set to begin. She was sentenced to three years supervised probation.
Pearson was one of 64 people charged in March in “Operation Usual Suspects,” a joint state-federal prosecution of an east Baltimore drug gang.
Pearson’s lawyer says she didn’t play a significant role in the alleged conspiracy. But attorney Benjamin C. Sutley says she decided to enter the plea to rid herself of the burden of dealing with the charges.
I see said the blind man. And now…
When you go to trial you’re putting your fate into the hands of twelve people who weren’t smart enough to get out of jury duty.