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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Kansas

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Wichita Street Gang Member Sentenced for Federal Firearm Violation

WICHITA, KAN. – A Wichita street gang member with a prior felony conviction for robbery was sentenced Wednesday to 17 months in federal prison for possessing a firearm, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said.

Adonis W. Freeman, also known as Ad Koli, 32, Wichita, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Freeman, a documented member of the Bloods, admitted in his plea that he had a Glock Model 27 handgun on the floor next to him when agents served a search warrant at his residence. Evidence in support of the search warrant included a video on social media in which Freeman was seen with a gun sticking out of his pocket.

McAllister commended the Wichita Police Department, the FBI and Assistant U.S. Attorney Lanny Welch for their work on the case.

Project Safe Neighborhoods
Updated March 14, 2019