Weather Alert

Former Carroll Basketball Player Sentenced To Prison On Gun Charge

A former Carroll High Basketball player, who was found with a gun and ran from police has been sentenced to prison. In May of 2020, police were dispatched to the Walmart parking lot in Spirit Lake, after an incomplete 9-1-1 call. Upon arrival, officers found 18 year old Boumkuoth Lol of Carroll sitting in a vehicle with a juvenile female. Officers reported the smell of marijuana was permeating from the car. A search turned up a handgun, police say Lol then ran on foot and a chase ensued.  Officers lost sight of Lol, but then brought in a K-9 unit. The K-9 was able to track Lol and he was arrested without incident. Lol entered a guilty plea to possessing a handgun. He was prohibited from possessing a gun after a 2019 conviction for attempted burglary in Buena Vista County.  Lol has been sentenced to 27 months in federal prison.

(Photo of Boumkuoth Lol Courtesy Of Hudl.com)


Connect With Us Listen To Us On