MS-13

Massachusetts News: MS-13 Member, Luis Solis Vasquez Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison for RICO Conspiracy Involving Murder

BOSTON, Ms. – A member of MS-13’s Eastside Locos Salvatrucha (ESLS) clique was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Boson for his role in a 2014 murder. Luis Solis Vasquez, a/k/a “Brujo,” 27, a Salvadoran national, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge F. Dennis Saylor IV to 35 years in prison and five years … Continue reading Massachusetts News: MS-13 Member, Luis Solis Vasquez Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison for RICO Conspiracy Involving Murder

Maryland News: MS-13 Member, Jeffrey Rodriguez Sentenced To 90 Months In Prison For Racketeeting Related Charges

Greenbelt, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Paula Xinis sentenced Jeffrey Rodriguez, aka Jefry Francisco Portillo Corvera, or “Hyper,” 22, a citizen of El Salvador illegally residing in Hyattsville, Maryland, today to 90 months in prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release, for his participation in the racketeering enterprise known as La Mara Salvatrucha, or … Continue reading Maryland News: MS-13 Member, Jeffrey Rodriguez Sentenced To 90 Months In Prison For Racketeeting Related Charges

Massachusetts News: MS-13 Member, Erick Argueta Larios Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison

BOSTON, Ms. – A member of MS-13’s Eastside Loco Salvatrucha (ESLS) clique was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for RICO conspiracy. Erick Argueta Larios, a/k/a “Lobo,” 33, a Salvadoran national illegally residing in the U.S., was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge F. Dennis Saylor IV to 15 years in prison and three … Continue reading Massachusetts News: MS-13 Member, Erick Argueta Larios Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison

New York News: Long Island MS-13 Gang Member, Mario Aguilar-Lopez Pleads Guilty to Murder and Assault Charges

Defendant Shot and Killed Man He Believed to be Rival Gang Member and Seriously Wounded a Bystander Inside Central Islip Deli in 2017 Central Islip, N.Y. – Earlier today, in federal court in Central Islip, Mario Aguilar-Lopez, a member of the Sailors Locos Salvatruchas Westside (Sailors) clique of the La Mara Salvatrucha street gang, also … Continue reading New York News: Long Island MS-13 Gang Member, Mario Aguilar-Lopez Pleads Guilty to Murder and Assault Charges

New Jersey News: NEWARK, Luis Calderon, MS-13 Member Sentenced To Ten Years In Prison For Orchestrating, From Inside A California Prison, The Trafficking Of Drugs To New Jersey

NEWARK, N.J. – A member of MS-13 was sentenced to ten years in prison for orchestrating, from inside a California state prison, the trafficking of methamphetamine, heroin, and cocaine to New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Luis Calderon, 32, a/k/a “Lagrima,” of Los Angeles, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Joseph A. Dickson … Continue reading New Jersey News: NEWARK, Luis Calderon, MS-13 Member Sentenced To Ten Years In Prison For Orchestrating, From Inside A California Prison, The Trafficking Of Drugs To New Jersey

Virginia News: ALEXANDRIA, Crime Reduction and Community Safety, Project Safe Neighborhoods 2.0

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – One year ago, the Department of Justice announced the revitalization and enhancement of the Project Safe Neighborhoods Program (PSN), which Attorney General Jeff Sessions has made the centerpiece of the Department’s violent crime reduction strategy. “As we celebrate the one-year anniversary of the revitalized PSN program, I am proud to reaffirm our … Continue reading Virginia News: ALEXANDRIA, Crime Reduction and Community Safety, Project Safe Neighborhoods 2.0

Ohio News: COLUMBUS, Nehemias Joel Martinez-Hernandez, Defendant Pleads Guilty in MS-13 Racketeering Conspiracy Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Nehemias Joel Martinez-Hernandez, also known as Mysterio, 21, of Columbus, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to one count of conspiracy to commit racketeering. Benjamin C. Glassman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, Angela L. Byers, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Cincinnati Division, Rebecca Adducci, … Continue reading Ohio News: COLUMBUS, Nehemias Joel Martinez-Hernandez, Defendant Pleads Guilty in MS-13 Racketeering Conspiracy Case

Tennessee News: Illegal Alien MS-13 Member Convicted of Assaulting a Federal Witness, Drug Distribution, Immigration & Firearms Violations

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – September 17, 2018 – An illegal alien and MS-13 gang member from El Salvador was convicted today by a federal jury of using physical force to tamper with a witness; being an illegal alien in possession of a firearm; illegally re-entering the United States after previously being deported; multiple counts of cocaine … Continue reading Tennessee News: Illegal Alien MS-13 Member Convicted of Assaulting a Federal Witness, Drug Distribution, Immigration & Firearms Violations

New York New: Brooklyn, MS-13 Gang Members Charged with Murder Conspiracy and Attempted Murder in Queens

Defendants Aided and Abetted Co-Conspirators Who Shot and Paralyzed a 16-year-old Suspected Rival Gang Member Brooklyn, N.Y.– Earlier today, Melvi Amador-Rios, Santos Amador-Rios, Yan Carlos Ramirez and Antonio Salvador were charged in a four-count indictment with assault, murder conspiracy and attempted murder in-aid-of racketeering, along with a related firearms offense.  The defendants were arrested today … Continue reading New York New: Brooklyn, MS-13 Gang Members Charged with Murder Conspiracy and Attempted Murder in Queens

Texas News: EIGHT MS-13 MEMBERS INDICTED IN DALLAS ON CHARGES INCLUDING RACKETEERING, CONSPIRACY, ATTEMPTED MURDER AND ASSAULT WITH A DANGEROUS WEAPON

Violent Gang Charged with Using Machetes, a Shotgun, and Other Weapons to Attack 10 Victims DALLAS ,Texas– A federal grand jury has indicted eight MS-13 members, on charges in connection with their MS-13 gang activities, including racketeering conspiracy; attempted murder in aid of racketeering; assault with a dangerous weapon in aid of racketeering; conspiracy to … Continue reading Texas News: EIGHT MS-13 MEMBERS INDICTED IN DALLAS ON CHARGES INCLUDING RACKETEERING, CONSPIRACY, ATTEMPTED MURDER AND ASSAULT WITH A DANGEROUS WEAPON

Maryland News: Greenbelt,Jeffry Rodriguez,MS-13 Member Pleads Guilty To Conspiring To Participate in A Violent Racketeering Enterprise

Greenbelt, Maryland – Jeffry Rodriguez, a/k/a “Hyper,” age 22, of Capitol Heights, Maryland pleaded guilty today to his participation in a racketeering enterprise in furtherance of the activities of the gang known as La Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, including his participation in a drug robbery intended to support the gang. United States Attorney Robert K. … Continue reading Maryland News: Greenbelt,Jeffry Rodriguez,MS-13 Member Pleads Guilty To Conspiring To Participate in A Violent Racketeering Enterprise

Massachusetts News: MS-13 Member, Modesto Ramirez a.k.a.”Snoopy” Pleads Guilty to RICO Conspiracy

BOSTON, MA – An MS-13 member pleaded guilty Thursday, May 17th in federal court in Boston to racketeering conspiracy. Modesto Ramirez, a/k/a “Snoopy,” 29, a Honduran national, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to conduct enterprise affairs through a pattern of racketeering activity, more commonly referred to as RICO or racketeering conspiracy. U.S. District Court Judge F. … Continue reading Massachusetts News: MS-13 Member, Modesto Ramirez a.k.a.”Snoopy” Pleads Guilty to RICO Conspiracy

MS-13 Leader Pleads Guilty to RICO Conspiracy

Defendant committed attempted murder and helped bury evidence from murder BOSTON, MA – Wednesday, An MS-13 member pleaded guilty  in federal court in Boston to racketeering conspiracy. Jose Vasquez, a/k/a “Little Crazy,” 24, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to conduct enterprise affairs through a pattern of racketeering activity, more commonly referred to as RICO or racketeering … Continue reading MS-13 Leader Pleads Guilty to RICO Conspiracy

MS-13 gang targeted in pre-dawn sweep across Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES/May 17, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Hundreds of federal and local law enforcement fanned out across Los Angeles in pre-dawn sweeps, serving arrest and search warrants as part of a three-year investigation into the ultra-violent street gang MS-13. Federal prosecutors unsealed a sweeping indictment Wednesday morning charging dozens of members and leaders of the brutal … Continue reading MS-13 gang targeted in pre-dawn sweep across Los Angeles