street gangs (68)

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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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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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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Fourteen members of the Young Gunnaz were charged today with committing various racketeering, narcotics, and firearms offenses. Among them 23-year-old Kashad “Shoca” Sampson, the gang’s leader, who is charged with participating in multiple assaults w
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“Rashaud Nesmith’s mayhem is over,” said United States Attorney Erek L. Barron about the 21-year-old Baltimore gangster who was sentenced this week to 40 years in federal prison for a racketeering conspiracy charge in connection with his participatio
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Gary Terrell Davis, an associate of the 135 Piru gang responsible for a series of violent acts throughout the Northern District of Georgia, is the last defendant to be sentenced for his role in a federal RICO conspiracy. The main targets in the case,
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Two members and associates of the 18th Street gang operating within Washington, D.C. were sentenced on Thursday, November 17, to over five years each in prison for their roles in an attack on rival gang members on the platform of the Georgia Avenue-P
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Five members of MS-13 received sentences of life imprisonment last week for their roles in the kidnapping and murder of two adolescent boys in 2016. The group stabbed and chopped the boys with knives, machetes, and a pickaxe. One killing was filmed a
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A hitman for Southwest Baltimore’s NFL gang was sentenced to 29 years in federal prison on October 28, 2022. 24-year-old Bobby “Freaky” Cannon admitted participating in a violent racketeering conspiracy and committing two murders on behalf of the gan
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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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