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"Pimp Snooky" to spend decades in federal prison

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"Pimp Snooky" to spend decades in federal prison

By WTMJ News Team. CREATED Apr 14, 2012

MILWAUKEE - The man known as "Pimp Snooky" is headed to federal prison for decades.

Derrick Avery, who was featured in the 1999 movie "Pimps Up, Ho's Down", was sentenced to 20 years in prison Friday in federal court in Milwaukee.

Avery prostituted scores of women and girls in cities from Milwaukee to Las Vegas for at least 16 years.  Some of those girls were as young as 14.