Skip to comments.MS-13 gang leaders puts out hit on ICE agent assigned to crackdown
Posted on 11/04/2009 6:59:15 PM PST by MamaDearest
El Salvadoran leaders of the MS-13 gang allegedly put out a contract on the federal agent responsible for a crackdown on its New York factions, the Daily News has learned.
The brazen plot to assassinate the unidentified Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent was revealed in an arrest warrant for reputed gang member Walter (Duke) Torres.
Torres tipped authorities to the plan after he and four other MS-13 members were stopped by NYPD detectives for hassling passersby on Northern Blvd. in Queens last month.
He told cops he had information to pass on, and was debriefed Oct. 22 at Rikers Island, where he was being held on a warrant issued in Virginia, according to court papers.
Torres said "the order for the murder came from gang leadership in El Salvador," ICE agent Sean Sweeney wrote in an affidavit for a new warrant charging Torres with conspiracy.
Torres, who belonged to an MS-13 "clique" in Virginia, said he was put in charge, and traveled to New York in August "for the specific purpose of participating in the planning and execution of the murder plot," Sweeney wrote.
Gang members were trying to get their hands on a high-powered assault rifle, like an M-16. to penetrate the agent's bulletproof vest. Another MS-13 informant told authorities the agent was marked for death because the gang was "exceedingly angry" at him for arresting many members in the past three years, the affidavit states. The murder was supposed to be carried out by the Flushing clique, according to the informant.
Federal prosecutors have indicted numerous MS-13 gang members on racketeering, murder and drug trafficking charges. The targeted agent was the lead investigator on many of the cases.
Brooklyn Magistrate Judge Roanne Mann ordered Torres held without bail Friday. His public defender did not return a message seeking comment. Torres immigrated to the U.S. in 2001 from El Salvador and is a legal resident.
The feds have identified various neighborhoods in Queens and Long Island as hotbeds of MS-13 criminal activity - including Jamaica, Flushing, Far Rockaway, Hempstead, Roosevelt, Brentwood and Islip.
It is worth noting that the Salvadoran “Death Squads” came about partially as a way of dealing with MS-13.
These are the kind of guys I’d love to see become someone’s “woman” in prison.
Torture penalties should be brought back. If Saudi Arabia can do it, so can we.
I heard a couple of weeks ago that they are finding wanted pictures for Coast Guard members who were training for drug intercept missions as well.
Sounds like the MS-13 leaders have yet another contract to for the snitch unit to execute. Poor Walter.
Maybe the FBI will collectively grow a set and exterminate this vermin.
I don’t know why people have their panties in a wad about *cough* undocumented immigrants. All they want to do is pick vegetables and process chickens!
Hey, the libs consider these a form of torture.
Why would they report this kind of info, including the informant’s name? Do they want him murdered in prison before any trial?
That sounds like an urban legend.
Last I read MS-13 had about armed 20,000 members. In some quarters 20,000 men with guns are referred to as a “division”.
It would be good if some of our leaders gave a little credence to the facts of Roman history. Around 200 AD an otherwise good emperor named Septimius Severus pulled all of the troops out of the border forts along the Rhine and and Danube rivers and sent them off to fight a war in what is now Iraq. Barbarian tribes crossed the rivers and invaded the empire. They rampaged across the countryside for several decades. Eventually the Romans cut a deal and former barbarians were “resettled” within the borders of the empire. They sent word home about how good life was in the Roman Empire. More barbarians came. Then more...
Countries that fail to defend their own borders eventually die.
It's is not. I have a friend in the Coast Guard who is a DEA liaison officer. He got his the day he finished the DEA academy and he has it framed and hanging in his den next to all of his other citations from the DEA and Coast Guard. It's a badge of honor for him.
Ifail to see why we can’t round up this miscreants under some sort of Homeland Security/Patriot Act scenario.
From the website, GangsOrUs...
"The story of Mara Salvatrucha 13 [MS13) is inevitably also the story of El Salvador and the results of its twelve-year civil war. From 1980 until 1992, the fighting between the Salvadoran government and the communist rebels claimed over 75,000 lives and sent more than one million refugees and immigrants to the United States and to its neighbors throughout Central America."
"It is worth noting that following the end of the 12-year Salvadoran civil war, the insurgent FMLN a Cuban-orchestrated cohesion of five Communist groups, which was in turn supplied with arms from Cuba, China and the Soviet Union disarmed and became a political party. While the opposition Alianza Republicana Nacional (ARENA) [National Republican Alliance] party has held the presidency since 1989, there are elections scheduled for March 21. FMLN leader Shafik Handal will stand as a candidate. The 72 year-old is the former head of the Salvadoran Communist Party. He has spoken openly about turning El Salvador into a Socialist state, and recently sent Fidel Castro a letter in support of the jailing of 75 peaceful oppositionists in Cuba. His party is an essential part of the MS13 network that continues to send rifles and assorted munitions to the Salvatruchas of Los Angeles and elsewhere in the United States."
From Accuracy In Media (AIM), Nov 1, 2009 ...
Controversial New Video of Obamas Pastor [Wright opens up on communist "Black Liberation Theology"]
Accuracy In Media - AIM ^ | November 1, 2009 | Cliff Kincaid
Posted on Wednesday, November 04, 2009 10:13:20 AM ET by ETL
*Editor's Note: The Wright video linked to in Cliff Kincaid's column, Controversial New Video of Obama's Pastor, has been deleted. But the same video can still be viewed on YouTube in three parts. Here are part one, part two, and part three. We do not know why the original video was taken down, but have our suspicions.
A new video of Jeremiah Wright has surfaced, showing Barack Obama's pastor of 20 years praising Marxism and discussing his ties to communists in El Salvador and Nicaragua and the Libyan government. ..."
He said that "My work with liberation theology, with Latin American theologians, with the Black Theology Project and with the Cuban Council of Churches taught me 30 years ago the importance of Marx and the Marxist analysis of the social realities of the vulnerable and the oppressed who were trying desperately to break free of the political economics undergirded by this country that were choking them and cutting off any hope of a possible future where all of the people would benefit."
He said that his "exposure to the FMLN in El Salvador, the Sandinistas in Nicaragua, and my presence at the 15th Jamahiriya in Libya taught me what I have read in the pages of the Monthly Review which is, as Joshua Stanton says, though we need not always agree with one another we must do the work necessary to at least understand one another."
The FMLN was the armed wing of the communist movement in El Salvador, while the Sandinistas are the communist movement in Nicaragua. The Cuban Council of Churches is controlled by the Castro regime.
(Excerpt) Read more at aim.org ...
“Ifail to see why we cant round up this miscreants under some sort of Homeland Security/Patriot Act scenario.”
It isn’t clear to you by now what the actual target of DHS and the Patriot Act is?
“How many rifles can penetrate a bulletproof vest?
and how many of those rifles are evil black rifles?”
Revoke his “citizenship” and send him back to where he came from ...
TIME FOR SOME FAST LEAD ELIMINATION OF SOME mMS13 MEMBERS!
Watched a new Netflix rental tonight called "Food, Inc." It gives a whole different side of that picture and places appropriate guilt upon the government and food processors (like Tyson, Smithfield Farms, and more). Over and over they arrest a few workers, but never conduct massive raids nor penalize the owners or management (or both) of these companies that habitually use illegal aliens as slave labor.
Do you recollect they put Ramos and Compeon in general population in prison where at least one of them was severely beaten before they put in in solitary confinement. They KNEW he was a border patrol agent, but did it anyway. When the government goes out of its way to protect a drug runner, they do it to make sure no other border patrol agent makes the same mistake of "doing his job."
The nation is upside down and inside out right now. Homeland Security refers to people who attend tea parties as terrorists. Nancy Pelosi calls us nazis. Homeland Security is going after Sheriff Joe Arpaio for enforcing immigration law. It's surreal and democrats have been taking protection of those breaking our laws into a whole new realm where those protecting our borders and us are now under investigation (Sheriff Joe) and illegals have more rights and benefits than citizens.
Thank you. I planned to watch that video, but never did find time to do it. IMHO there is some connection between the banking industry and drug cartel money as well. In the Ramos and Compeon case, the drug runner was given extra special care and attention while the border patrol agents were painted as the bad guys. Our court system (all the way to the White House) was protective of the drug runner and adamant not to pardon or reduce sentencing for the border patrol agents who were doing their jobs. There are still other border patrol agents in prison for doing the same protection of our borders. It has evidentally been going on for years before the Ramos and Compeon case. There is massive corruption (as Mexico was involved in that case as well).
my point is that “assault rifles” are far in the minority here as far as penetrating a bullet proof vest.
“my point is that assault rifles are far in the minority here as far as penetrating a bullet proof vest.”
True. There are more hunting rifles. I expect those to be all defined as “sniper rifles” at some point and banned.
Hi Buddee :)
Pssst...holdin’ the torch sister from another mother