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Angry judge slaps Brooklyn gang member with stiffer sentence for berating federal prosecutors

March 4, 2018  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
Angry judge slaps Brooklyn gang member with stiffer sentence for berating federal prosecutors Nigel (Freaky) Sandy (right)

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A swaggering drug dealer and Brooklyn gang member blew his chance on Friday to persuade a judge that he was apologetic and potentially secure a lighter sentence.

“They say what they want to say,” Nigel (Freak) Sandy complained about prosecutors as part of a statement during his sentencing hearing in Brooklyn Federal Court in which he dodged responsibility for a majority of what he was accused of doing.

Last year, Sandy secured a plea deal on charges of conspiring to distribute heroin, the New York Daily News reported.

As a member of Bushwick’s Yung Gunnerz gang and part of a large-scale heroin peddling enterprise, he boasted on social media of his gangbanger lifestyle.

One Instagram post on New Year’s Day in 2016 showed Sandy posting next to a masked man pointing a gun at the camera.

His complaints against prosecutors on Friday angered Brooklyn Federal Judge LaShann DeArcy Hall, who gave the 31-year-old close to eight years behind bars when she could have imposed a five-year minimum sentence.

Nigel (Freaky) Sandy pictured with the Braves cap and Harold (Buttah) Culler were allegedly members of the violent Yung Gunnerz street gang LGERDES

The judge said he missed his opportunity to apologize and show “how you might have remorse for another black baby in my community who may be strung out” because of the substance he had brought into the area.

“I decide your fate! Your liberty!” Hall stated as she pounded her hand.

Hall then added that she needed a few minutes to collect herself — and urged the man do the same.

Sandy then took another shot at a measly mea culpa after they took a break.

“I’m not one to throw it on nobody,” he stated. “I acknowledge responsibility.”

However, it was too little, too late.

“I heard and saw you,” she said. “What I heard and saw today gave me pause.”

The judge imposed her 95-month sentence and shook her head as Sandy was escorted out of the courtroom.

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