Sunday, March 28, 2021

If the law is not enforced is it a law?

NYC teen faces prison after remaining free on open gun possession cases

A teenager who keeps getting sprung by judges despite five open weapons-possession cases may finally see the inside of a state prison — he’s facing two years for felony gun possession at a sentencing scheduled for Monday in Brooklyn.

The Post highlighted the “revolver door” of justice enjoyed by Raquan Wilson in an exclusive story Friday.

A reputed member of the Cripps’ “Folk Nation” gang, Wilson, 19, had four open gun cases in Queens and Brooklyn when he was busted on his fifth gun possession case Sunday — and quickly sprung by a Brooklyn judge thanks to last year’s bail reform rules.

Out on a total $26,500 bail, Wilson — who has a perfect court attendance record despite his busy docket — must turn himself in Monday. 

He wouldn’t speak to a Post reporter at his Jamaica, Queens home Saturday, but his mother, Stephanie, insisted he is a good kid and no gang member.

“Somebody is just dirtying him up,” she claimed. 

“This is the first time I’m hearing about this gang, and that is crazy,” the mother of eight said of reading The Post’s story on her son.

“I’m not a mom that has a child as a wild animal, to do all kind of crazy stuff,” she said.

“I raised my children to take responsibility,” she insisted.

“I’m one of those moms who, if my children are going to do wrong, they are going to be accountable for what they do,” she added.

“They know there are consequences if they do something wrong.”

Wilson’s long stretch of freedom outraged the cops who worked so hard to keep arresting Wilson, law enforcement sources said.

“It is unbelievable that he could just walk out after his latest arrest,” said one source. 

“He has pled guilty to possessing a gun, and was charged with two other gun arrests. These are serious crimes and someone should have used common sense and remanded him.”

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