Friday, July 10th, 2009 at 2:22 pm
The Detroit Free Press reports that seven Michigan law enforcement agencies will share $1.6 million in drug forfeiture money formerly owned by Jacob “The Jeweler” Arabov.
The funds were surrendered as part of a plea deal Arabov agreed to after his 2006 sentencing of 30 months in prison for his part in cooperating with convicted cocaine trafficker and Black Mafia Family co-founder Terry “Southwest P” Flenory.
The seven townships and cities in Michigan will split amounts ranging from $67,200 to $267,000 and all funds must be used by law enforcement agencies as opposed to the participating municipality’s general fund.
The federal government will keep the remaining $400,000.
“This is all because of the invaluable work that they did,” U.S. Attorney Terrence Berg told the Free Press.
Shout-out to the biggest gang of them all; the United States Government…