Harrisburg band member sentenced to over 11 years for drug trafficking and gun crimes
HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Almost two years ago, on January 17, 2020, eight Harrisburg residents were charged with running a drug trafficking ring from 2018 to the present day. On Monday, January 3, 2022, Kaleaf Brown, 26, was sentenced to 140 months or more than 11 years in prison for drug trafficking and weapons offenses.
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The members were all part of a music group called “Never Forget Loyalty” or “NFL”. The music group is reportedly posting videos to YouTube, which were filmed in locations across Harrisburg, where they showed large amounts of money and showed various types of weapons and drugs. According to the report, part of their arsenal was recovered after a year-long investigation.
Brown is the latest in a series of defendants convicted of their role in the drug trafficking ring. Other group members who were convicted, as described in the report, include:
- Tyquann Langston, 26, of Harrisburg, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in the conspiracy to smuggle crack and other drugs in the town of Harrisburg;
- Donza Brown, 57, of Harrisburg, was sentenced to 37 months in jail for selling crack cocaine and maintaining premises containing drugs at 1621 Market Street in Harrisburg;
- Jaionne Miller, 21, and Adieas Johnson, 33, both of Harrisburg, have pleaded guilty to drug trafficking and weapons offenses. They await their condemnation; and
- Qushawn Brown, 30, Wesley Garner, 28, and Anderson Ortiz, 22, all of Harrisburg, have pleaded not guilty to their roles in the offenses. They are expected to be tried in March 2022.
The case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Harrisburg Bureau of Police, and the Pennsylvania State Police.