A person charged within the 2021 capturing of Lady Gaga’s canine walker and theft of her French bulldogs pleaded no contest to second-degree theft Wednesday and was sentenced to 4 years in jail.
Jaylin White, 20, in a plea deal that dismissed tried homicide and conspiracy expenses, acknowledged in court docket that an confederate was armed after they accosted canine walker Ryan Fischer in Los Angeles and left him severely wounded as they fled with the canines.
White is the primary of three males charged within the violent Feb. 24, 2021, dognapping to be sentenced. Two different folks face expenses in an tried rip-off to gather a reward for returning the stolen canines.
Surveillance video confirmed Fischer strolling Gaga’s three canines when he was confronted by at the least two males who demanded he “give it up.” Fischer struggled and was shot within the chest. The attackers drove off with Gaga’s canines Koji and Gustav. The third pet was discovered close to the place Fischer was shot.
Fischer stated in court docket that he misplaced a part of a lung and continues to have respiration and mobility points, (*4*).
The lacking canines had been reunited with Gaga days after the crime, when a lady named Jennifer McBride claimed to have discovered them and returned them to a police station to inquire about Lady Gaga’s $500,000 reward. She was later discovered to be relationship White’s father, Harold, and each had been arrested on expenses of accent after the very fact to tried homicide.
Others charged within the dognapping are James Jackson, 18, and Lafayette Whaley, 27. Jackson, mistakenly launched by the LA sheriff in April attributable to what it known as a “clerical error,” was recaptured this week.
Police stated earlier that the assailants didn’t know the canines belonged to Gaga and focused the French bulldogs for his or her worth.