Kenneth "Supreme" McGriff was sentenced
to 37 months in prison for illegally possessing a handgun as a convicted felon
at a firing range in Maryland.
"There's no reason for you to keep your
skills up," U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz told McGriff after he
McGriff is under investigation by the federal
government for murder and money laundering charges. The government alleges that
drug proceeds may have been channeled through Murder Inc.
Authorities claim that money generated from the
film "Crime Partners," which stars Ja Rule, Ice-T and Snoop Dogg,
should be forfeited because the project was financed with drug money.
McGriff is listed as an executive producer of
the film, while Murder Inc. helped market the film and financed the soundtrack.
Authorities revealed last week that McGriff is
under investigation for a double homicide. McGriff's prints were allegedly found
in a a drug stash house in Owings Mills, Maryland, along with large amounts
of cocaine and promotional items from the "Crime Partners" movie.