CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES.- One of the kidnappers of singer Lady Gaga’s dogs He was sentenced to four years in prison in a los angeles courtThe prosecutor’s office reported this Wednesday.
jaylin white20, agreed to an agreement under which he dropped his second-degree assault charge in exchange for the charges of being dropped attempted murder and conspiracy.
He was then sentenced to “four years in prison in a state prison,” reported the Los Angeles Assistant District Attorney Michele Hanisee.
White, next to james howard jackson19 years old, and Lafayette Shon Whaley, 28, were indicted in April last year for the kidnapping of singer Lady Gaga’s pets in February 2021, which left the dog walker with a gunshot wound, Ryan Fisher.
The walker walked Koji, Gustav and Miss Asia near the Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles, when he was intercepted by two men who got out of a car.
Fischer was shot, and the men fled with Koji and Gustav.
Miss Asia ran away and returned later to find Fischer badly injured.
“You not only stole my dogs that night, you stole my livelihood,” Fischer told White in court, according to the publication. Rolling Stone.
“I almost died that night,” she said through tears. “But the mental and emotional trauma you caused that night was much worse,” the magazine quoted.
Police said they do not believe the suspects attacked the walker to take the dogs because of their famous owner, but rather because they are a coveted breed that can sell for thousands of dollars.
Small, and therefore easy to grab and carry, a french bulldog it sells for thousands of dollars on the black market for being the favorite dog of stars.
At the time, the singer offered a $500,000 reward and eventually recovered her two dogs, which were turned over to police by a woman two days after the robbery.
james howard jacksonaccused of shooting the walker, was released in April for “an administrative error.”
Authorities in July offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to his capture.