Tommy Lee Sparta sentenced to 3 years in prison

Dancehall artiste Tommy Lee

Dancehall artiste Tommy Lee has been sentenced to three years in prison.

The artiste, whose given name is Leroy Russell, was convicted for illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition.

Police reports are that the entertainer was arrested on December 14, 2020 after a vehicle in which he was travelling was intercepted by members of the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s Specialized Operations.

The men in the vehicle were searched and a 9mm Glock pistol with an extended magazine containing 18 rounds of ammunition was found in the dancehall artiste’s waistband.

Tommy Lee had pleaded guilty to the charges.