prison gangs (26)

A multi-year investigation targeting members and associates of the Southside Locos gang who directed their drug trafficking activities using contraband cell phones from state prison cells has resulted in 60 convictions through multiple federal and st
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Five members and associates of the 1488s, a violent, prison-based Neo-Nazi gang that operated inside and outside of state prisons throughout Alaska, were sentenced this week in Alaska to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
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A member of the Indian Brotherhood was sentenced to life in prison this week for his role in two separate homicides. 33-year-old Matthew Onesimo Armstrong, of Seminole, Oklahoma, had previously pleaded guilty to murder, kidnapping, and gun and drug c
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A massive drug trafficking investigation tied to the Ghostface Gangsters criminal street gang that includes allegations of multiple deaths from illegal drug overdoses resulted in the indictment of 76 individuals Georgia police announced on Wednesday.
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A multi-year investigation into the Universal Aryan Brotherhood prison gang has resulted in 69 members and associates being convicted across multiple state and federal cases. The gang is primarily run from inside Oklahoma prisons.
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Six alleged members of the Black Guerilla Family were indicted for conspiring to participate in a violent racketeering enterprise. They are charged with some heinous crimes, including murdering innocent women and one construction worker in cold blood
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A federal grand jury returned a superseding indictment on December 8 that adds four counts of murder in aid of racketeering against five Aryan Brotherhood members alleging that four murders were committed in furtherance of criminal acts perpetrated b
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A high-ranking leader and member of the Aryan Circle were sentenced this week for crimes they committed as part of their roles in the white supremacy prison gang. 40-year-old William “Big Head” Glenn Chunn, of Conroe, Texas, was sentenced on December
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An associate of the Texas Mexican Mafia was sentenced to 33 months in prison last week. 37-year-old Anthony “Tono” Mercado was guilty of narcotics trafficking on the streets of Laredo, Texas, and also tested positive for cocaine while on bond for the
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The “Free World” General of the Texas Mexican Mafia gang was sentenced last week to 25 years in prison for his role in distributing methamphetamine and heroin in the San Antonio area. 34-year-old Donald Trevino, who goes by the colorful nicknames “F
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Five defendants were sentenced Wednesday for their involvement in crimes carried out on behalf of the New Aryan Empire, a group that began as a white supremacist prison gang and functioned as a drug trafficking organization. The crimes included meth
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A violent enforcer for the Aryan Circle white supremacy prison gang was sentenced on Thursday to life in prison. 39-year-old Jesse Paul “JP” Blankenship had been convicted at trial on November 16, 2021, of racketeering conspiracy, kidnapping in aid o
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Three founders and 22 members and associates of the Ghostface Gangsters prison gang pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy, drug and gun charges. Founded around 2000 in a Georgia county jail, the Ghostface Gangsters expanded beyond Georgia prison
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Two associates of the New Aryan Empire, a white supremacist gang, were sentenced on Tuesday. 46-year-old Carey Mooney got 18 and a half years for her role in a kidnapping and assault on behalf of the gang, while 39-year-old Michael J. Roberts got alm
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The Mexican Mafia reigns through sheer terror. From behind bars they spread their influence far and wide to the outside world. All criminals knew that “La Eme” would come for them – either on the streets or in prison. If gangsters had that realizatio
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A drug dealer for the Texas “Mexikan” Mafia prison gang was sentenced to 10 years behind bars on Tuesday. 29-year-old Joe Daniel Davila worked as a distributor of narcotics at various drug houses located within Corpus Christi and Robstown in Texas.
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