One of the drug sellers tied to the overdose demise of “The Wire” actor Michael Okay. Williams was sentenced to simply two-and-half years in jail Tuesday after the HBO present’s co-creator David Simon has 23 prior drug convictions, has been locked up for a couple of year-and-a-half.
He was considered one of 4 males who allegedly ran a drug-dealing operation that offered in broad daylight in Williamsburg charged over Williams’ demise. All 4 have taken responsible pleas.
Co-defendant Irving Cartagena, who is ready to be sentenced Aug. 18, was caught on surveillance footage handing over the medication to Williams, 54, the day earlier than he was discovered useless in his condo on Sept. 6, 2021.
Williams — who performed the character Omar Little on “The Wire” — was open about his struggles with crack and cocaine.
The two different co-defendants within the case, Hector Robles and Luis Cruz, are set to be sentenced on Sept. 26.