Virginia fugitive arrested in 2021 Bay Shore standoff pleads guilty to drug, weapons charges

Shanti Fenton was wanted for armed robbery in Virginia. The charges from Virginia are pending.

News 12 Staff

Oct 31, 2023, 12:59 AM

Updated 164 days ago

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A fugitive from Virginia who was arrested in Bay Shore pleaded guilty to owning 4,000 fentanyl pills and three illegal guns.
Prosecutors say Shanti Fenton was arrested following a standoff at a Bay Shore in 2021. They say one of his pistols was modified to work like a machine gun.
Fenton was wanted for armed robbery in Virginia. The charges from Virginia are pending.
He is expected to get a 10-year sentence for his crimes in New York.


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