Back in 2009, surveillance cameras caught four men breaking into an Opa-Locka barber shop and robbing and pistol whipping local rapper Brisco (né British Alexander Mitchell). The thieves made off with around $40,000 in jewelry, including chains and a watch. Now, a little over two years later the first of those criminals, Cathlyn Palmer, has been convicted.
Brisco himself testified in the case on Tuesday, an appearance that apparently has some people ridiculously thinking he's "snitchin'". We're not even sure how someone can "snitch" in a crime that was caught on tape.
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The defense questioned Brisco's ability to identify Palmer as one of the perpetrators because he had his face on the ground during most of the incident, but Brisco testified that he could recognize Palmer.
As a side note, back in 2009 Brisco used the incident to promote his upcoming debut studio album Street Medicine, which has basically become a the Miami hip-hop equivalent of Chinese Democracy. Two years later, it's still not out and now carries an anticipated release date of sometime in 2012.
Hopefully for Brisco's career sake, it will come out sometime before Palmer is released from jail. His sentencing is scheduled for November 30.