When "The Wire" actress Felicia Pearson was 14, she was convicted of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Okia Toomer. Though she was sentenced to serve two consecutive 8-year terms, she was released after just 6.5 years at the Maryland Correctional Institute.
Grace After Midnight by Felicia "Snoop" Pearson 92 Pea (Biography) Felicia Pearson, who portrays the character "Snoop" on the TV show The Wire, discusses her life growing up in East Baltimore. Pearson lived a tough life on the streets and ended up in jail for homicide. Thanks to a mentor, she turned her life around, and was discovered by a cast member of The Wire and ended up in her role as a villain on the show.