Skip to comments.Twenty-Four Alleged MS-13 Members Facing Federal Indictment for Violent (trunc)
Posted on 07/01/2018 5:36:45 PM PDT by ransomnote
The indictment was announced by Acting Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of the Justice Departments Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Robert K. Hur for the District of Maryland; Special Agent in Charge Gordon B. Johnson of the FBI, Baltimore Field Office; Acting Special Agent in Charge Cardell T. Morant of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcements Homeland Security Investigations (ICE-HSI) Baltimore Office; Chief Edward G. Hargis of the Frederick City Police Department; Frederick County States Attorney J. Charles Smith III; Chief Timothy J. Altomare of the Anne Arundel County Police Department; Anne Arundel County States Attorney Wes Adams; Chief Henry P. Stawinski III of the Prince Georges County Police Department; Prince Georges County States Attorney Angela D. Alsobrooks; Chief J. Thomas Manger of the Montgomery County Police Department and Montgomery County States Attorney John McCarthy.
MS-13 is ravaging communities throughout the United States with brutal violence, recruiting children to their murderous ranks, destroying families, and leaving behind countless victims, said Acting Assistant Attorney General Cronan. This indictment which charges two dozen alleged MS-13 members with senseless acts of violence is the latest example of the Department of Justices unwavering commitment to combatting violent gangs that prey on communities, whether in Maryland or elsewhere in our country.
MS-13 is one of the most violent and ruthless gangs on the streets today, said U.S. Attorney Hur. Working with our state and local partners, and using the tools of our Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces, we are determined to dismantle this organization to make our communities in Maryland safer.
This indictment is a direct result of the hard work and dedication shared by state, local and federal authorities in their efforts to combat violent gangs in our Maryland communities, said Special Agent in Charge Gordon B. Johnson, of the FBI's Baltimore Division. We are committed to combating this epidemic of violence that often takes young lives and creates fear in our communities. The FBI and our partners will aggressively pursue gangs wherever they surface and are steadfast to making Maryland a safe place for our citizens.
We will not allow MS-13 and its members or their affiliates to bring their nefarious and deadly activities into our neighborhoods, said Acting Special Agent in Charge Cardell T. Morant. I am proud of the dedicated agents who have duly executed their duties in our collective pursuit of law, order and justice.
Twenty-one defendants are charged with conspiracy to participate in a racketeering enterprise known as La Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, including:
Jorge Raul Guerra Castillo, aka Pelon,36; Carlos Hernandez Diaz, aka Positivo, 25; Milton Portillo Rodriguez, aka Little Gangster, and Seco, 23; Juan Carlos Sandoval Rodriguez, aka Picaro, 19; Francisco Ramirez Pena, aka Tepo, and Advertencia, 24; Jose Alberto Sibrian Garcia, aka Chango, 26; Darwin Arias Mejia, aka City, and City Boy, 25; Miguel Lopez Abrego, aka Timido, 30; Albaro Rosa Moreno, aka Slow, 23; Ervin Arrue Figureoa, aka Tricky, 19; Ronald Mendez Sosa, 20; Edwin Ruiz Urrutia, aka Sylvestre, 19: Brenda Argueta Arguete, aka Prima, 19; Carlos Ventura Morales, aka Pantaya, 30; and Danny Hernandez Solorzano, aka Titre, 20. The names of six other defendants charged in the racketeering conspiracy remain sealed.
In addition, Darvin Guerra Zacarias, aka Chapin, 26, and Luis Fernando Cruz Rodriguez, aka Catra, 21, are charged with conspiracy to commit murder in aid of racketeering, along with Guerra Castillo, Hernandez Diaz, Portillo Rodriguez, Sandoval Rodriguez, Ramirez Pena, Arias Mejia, Rosa Moreno, Arrue Figueroa, Mendez Sosa, Ruiz Urrutia, and Argueta Argueta.
Samuel Diaz-Ramos, aka Pequeno, 32, is charged with money laundering conspiracy.
According to the indictment, MS-13 is a national and international gang composed primarily of immigrants or descendants from El Salvador. Branches or cliques of MS-13, one of the largest street gangs in the United States, allegedly operate throughout Frederick County, Anne Arundel County, Prince Georges County and Montgomery County, Maryland. All of the defendants except for Rosa Moreno were allegedly members and associates of the Fulton Locotes Salvatrucha Fulton clique of MS-13. Rosa Moreno was an alleged member and associate of the Parkview Locos Salvatrucha clique Parkview of MS-13.
The six-count indictment alleges that from 2015 and continuing through 2017, MS-13 members and associates engaged in racketeering activity that included murders, conspiracies to commit murder, attempted murders, extortion, robbery, kidnapping, drug trafficking and money laundering.
Specifically, the indictment alleges that the defendants murdered five individuals in Frederick, Anne Arundel, and Montgomery Counties, Maryland, dismembering three of them. In addition, the defendants allegedly conspired to murder eight individuals, maiming and assaulting one of the individuals with a machete, shooting one individual in the head, and kidnapping and threatening another individual with a firearm to extract payment for extortion.
Initial appearances for the defendants were scheduled in U.S. District Court in Baltimore starting yesterday.
An indictment is merely an allegation, and all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.
The investigation was conducted by FBI Baltimore Field Office; HSI Baltimore; the Frederick City Police Department; the Anne Arundel, Montgomery, and Prince Georges County Police Departments; and the Anne Arundel, Frederick, Montgomery, and Prince Georges County States Attorneys with assistance from the Baltimore County Police Department. Trial Attorney Catherine K. Dick of the Criminal Divisions Organized Crime and Gang Section and Assistant U.S. Attorneys Kenneth S. Clark and Matthew Dellabetta of the District of Maryland are prosecuting this Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force case.
Wanna stop this crime? Public capitation via MS13 weapon of choice: MACHETE
I hope they haven’t been separated from their children.
Don’t know how your link got broken.
Public decapitation via MS13s weapon of choice: MACHETE.
Also public decapitation might work.
I would like to see a capitation for a change. Wonder how many stitches/staples it takes to reattach a head? On second thought if the subject was not a democrat before they most certainly would be after that so we best leave them decapitated and just hope they dont vote for Hillay in 2020.
40,483 sealed indictments and growing.
That Is the Question!
Poster is innocent
Until proven Guilty.
“Twenty-Four Alleged MS-13 Members Facing Federal Indictment for Violent Racketeering, Murder, and Money Laundering Conspiracies”
Rosenfeinstein let Sessions do that?
How can they say this about Democrat core supporters?
Be sure to thank the Bush family for this cultural enrichment,.......
Since murder is a requirement for MS-13 membership each member is a confessed murderer. Why can’t we just execute them all?
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