Rihanna’s 2018 Burglary Case Is Back on Spotlight!
Rihanna‘s 2018 Burglary case is back on the news as the accuser Tyress Williams is sentenced. The 22-year-old was charged with six charges of first-degree residential burglary, gang conspiracy, and one act of attempted residential burglary and was sentenced to nine years in jail.
William is found guilty of not only breaking into ” Diamonds” singer’s LA home but into dozens of homes of high-profile celebrities, including Christina Milian of Love Don’t Cost a Thing, Yaisel Puig of the Los Angeles Dodgers, and Robert Woods of the Los Angeles Rams. Also, it is established that Williams did not act alone and had the cooperation of Jshawne Daniels, Damaji Hall, and Hall’s mother, Ashle. Along with Williams and his three acquaintances, twelve others were also detained and charged with gang conspiracy, burglary, and robbery due to their involvement in the crime.
Williams, Daniels, and the Halls were all apprehended simultaneously at a traffic stop. During the search, officers recovered a weapon, two passports belonging to a North Hollywood couple, and stolen stuff later confirmed to belong to Woods and hence was arrested.
According to Captain Lillian Carranza of the LAPD Commercial Crimes Division, they also discovered a list of other celebrities they planned to rob. According to the investigation, the burglars planned to organize their crimes around the victims’ tour and work schedules, allowing them to plunder their homes while they were out of town. LeBron James, Viola Davis, and Matt Damon were among the celebrities next on the list when they weren’t in the house.
“Once a suitable target home has been identified, a larger vehicle will be used to allow the suspects to change into more comfortable clothing and hoodies in order to avoid being recognized and cart away the stolen goods,” Carranza said at a press conference in 2018.
Rihanna put her Hollywood Hills mansion up for sale six months after the break-in. The house reportedly sold for $10.4 million. The Fenty owner who recently joined the billionaire club also owns a $14 million penthouse in Manhattan, New York and a house in West London worth £7 million.
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