AUCKLAND. Not like his co-defendant brother, who escaped jail time, the Bay Space man was sentenced to 10 months in jail for firearms trafficking, seemingly attributable to his August 16 arrest in reference to a freeway taking pictures.
Julaan Faison, 24, of San Leandro, was sentenced final week by US District Choose Heywood Gilliam. The allegations contain Faison and his brother promoting six weapons to an undercover federal agent, and authorities say they have been a part of a bunch of gun sellers who’re collectively chargeable for dozens of unlawful firearms offers.
Faison’s brother was given a three-year suspended sentence in 2020, and Faison seems set to obtain an identical sentence contemplating he was charged with the identical habits. However then final August, the California Freeway Patrol publicly recognized Faison as a suspect in an tried homicide in a June taking pictures on Interstate 580 in Oakland, the place a automobile was shot at however nobody was harm.
The CHP stated the fees would observe Faison’s August 16 arrest, however courtroom information present he nonetheless hasn’t been charged with felony prices 4 months later. However federal prosecutors raised the difficulty of arrest, citing a 15-month jail sentence. Additionally they say two pistols, 14 kilos of marijuana and $27,000 in money have been discovered at Faison’s house when police arrived to arrest him.
Faison submitted a letter of apology to the courtroom emphasizing the necessity for him to discover a job and deal with his substance abuse issues.
“Being in Santa Rita for the previous few months has given me sufficient time to replicate on how my actions have affected my household, particularly my mom,” he wrote. “I do know that my mom has extra stress and psychological anguish attributable to my actions and the actions of my brother … paradoxically, though I’m incarcerated, residing in a cell, I do know that my mom might be within the worst place than the place I’m for the time being.