PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – A Rhode Island rapper whose songs include “Sell Drugsz” has been sentenced to three years in prison for doing just that.
Federal prosecutors announced Wednesday that 30-year-old Michael Persaud, of Johnston, was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Providence for trafficking heroin and fentanyl. He performs under the name Montana Millz.READ MORE: California’s Famed Giant Sequoias Wrapped In Aluminum As Wildfire Nears
Prosecutors say an East Providence undercover detective bought drugs several times from Persaud over a four-month period beginning in October 2016. Authorities say Persaud sold the detective a total of nearly three-quarters of an ounce (22 grams) of fentanyl and less than a 10th of an ounce of heroin (2 grams).READ MORE: Roseville Taqueria Nixtaco Gains National Attention
Persaud’s lawyer didn’t immediately return messages seeking comment Wednesday.
He also awaits sentencing in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, where a jury convicted him of drug charges.MORE NEWS: 1 Person Taken To Hospital After 2-Car Crash On Roseville Road
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