Category Archives: Gangs

October 12, 2021

California mother arrested for using $4.9 million police shooting settlement to purchase guns for son’s gang

Authorities managed to make a total of 14 arrests and seized 12 different firearms as a result of cracking down on the Calwa gang, including a gang member’s mother for supplying guns.

Earlier this year, Christina Lopez received an almost $5 million settlement after the police killed her son in 2017. Now she’s been arrested for allegedly buying guns for her son and the California gang he was a part of.

The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office revealed they’ve been after the Calwa gang for a few months now, after one of them murdered someone back in July. What started as detectives at the crime scene where a 52-year-old man was shot and killed, turned into identifying a stolen video and surveillance video of potential suspects.

Police were able to take that information to arrest 18-year-old Richard Aguilar of Fresno, California. A SWAT team had to breach Aguilar’s home because he barricaded himself inside, but he ended up surrendering.

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October 1, 2021

How Drug Gangs Actually Work | How Crime Works (Video)

Neil Woods spent 14 years as an undercover police officer infiltrating some of the most dangerous organized crime groups in the UK. He speaks to Insider about his experience with drug dealing gangs, and how the drug market works.

August 25, 2021

The Murderous Police Gangs of Los Angeles (Video)

Los Angeles, America’s second largest city, has a horrible secret. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department – the fourth largest police department in the country – harbors dozens of criminal gangs within its ranks. These LASD gangs have been involved in assaults, the creation of false evidence, and even murder. Now, with the help of the brave journalist Cerise Castle, the story can be told.

August 2, 2021

Grand jury indicts 9 MS-13 members on charges including murder, kidnapping

MS-13 is a violent gang originated by Central American immigrants with the motto ‘kill, rape, control’

A federal grand jury has indicted nine MS-13 gang members on a 60-count indictment with charges including murder, kidnapping and assault — after a federal investigation led to their arrests, government officials announced this week.

Officials said that the MS-13 sub-unit, the Thompson Place Los Salvatrucha clique, operated in Nashville, Tenn., since at least 2014, using murder and other crimes to protect its power and generate income. Funds generated give support to gang leaders and members, including those in jail in the U.S. and El Salvador.

MS-13, also called Mara Salvatrucha, was set up in Los Angeles by Central American immigrants and has expanded across the continent — particularly in Northern Triangle countries like El Salvador and Guatemala. It is known for its particularly horrific and gruesome crimes, and its motto is said to be “mata, viola, controla” — which means “kill, rape, control.” 

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July 3, 2021

Street gangs smuggling illegal, dangerous fireworks into Southern California

“What we are seeing, a large majority of the stuff seems to be linked to organized crime. You can’t get these items in California. It creates a black market. What we think we are seeing as a trend is gangs running them as fundraisers.” said Bryan Gouge, a senior arson and bomb investigator in the state Fire Marshal’s Office.

The illegal fireworks that have been entertaining, bedeviling and injuring Southern California residents heading into the Fourth of July weekend are increasingly arriving in the state via smuggling, often by criminal street gangs that use the same techniques they employ to distribute drugs, investigators say.

Fireworks that explode, spin along the ground and launch balls of fire high into the air are often purchased legally in other states before being snuck into California, where they are prohibited. They are concealed in passenger cars, trucked in using rental vehicles and driven in caravans sometimes escorted by armed gang members.

Other such fireworks enter through the port of Long Beach from Mexico and China and are ostensibly headed out of state to be sold legally, but some somehow never make it to their intended destinations.

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June 13, 2021

Majority of Swedes eager for the military to help combat vicious gangs

“It is no longer a secret today that much of the problem of gang and network crime with the shootings and explosions have been linked to migration to Sweden in recent decades,” wrote Gothenburg police commissioner Erik Nord in the Göteborgs-Posten.

A poll has found that a staggering 78% of Swedes would not object to the armed forces being mobilised onto the streets to take on violent criminal gangs.

The poll by the Gothenburg-based SOM Institute also found that 54% of people in Sweden see the deployment of military personnel as a “very important task”.

The Scandinavian country has seen violent crimes markedly increase over the past decade. Homicides have been rising since 2013. Currently, only Croatia has a higher murder rate in Europe. At the beginning of the last decade, Sweden was among the safer countries, boasting the lowest rate of gun violence out of 22 EU nations ranked in a previous study.

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May 30, 2021

Two Illegal Alien MS-13 Gang Members Get 40 Years in Prison for Murdering Girl in Satanic Ritual

Two illegal alien MS-13 Gang members have been convicted and each sentenced to 40 years in prison for murdering a 15-year-old girl in Harris County, Texas in a satanic ritual.

MS-13 Gang members Diego Hernandez Rivera, a 22-year-old illegal alien from El Salvador, and Miguel Alvarez Flores, a 26-year-old illegal alien from El Salvador, pleaded guilty to murdering 15-year-old Genesis Cornejo in 2017 during a satanic ritual where they said they offered her soul to Santa Muerte, the Saint of Death.

The plea deals include 40-year prison sentences each for Rivera and Flores.

“This is a tragic case of a runaway girl falling into the clutches of a dangerous and violent gang,” Harris County District Kim Ogg said in a statement. “We will not stop in our pursuit of violent criminals who band together to terrorize communities and murder innocents.”

According to prosecutors, Rivera and Flores kidnapped three teenage girls, 14, 15, and 16 years old, in 2017. The girls were allegedly forced to have sex and given drugs by the two illegal alien gang members.

One of the girls kidnapped told investigators that Cornejo was murdered by Rivera and Flores after they demanded a human offering be made to their shrine of Santa Muerte.

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May 17, 2021

Portland police-union president warns city is on precipice of a deadly all-out gang war

“Often these violent crimes are happening in broad daylight — indiscriminate violence with hundreds and hundreds of bullets in our neighborhoods,” he wrote.

Amid what one law enforcement official has called a “seemingly indiscriminate cycle of violence,” the police union in Portland, Oregon, has a dire prediction for the city.

“We are on the precipice of a gang war,” Daryl Turner, Executive Director of the Portland Police Association, posted Thursday on the union’s Facebook page.

“Right now, our community has a sense of hopelessness. They have resigned themselves to the fact that things will get worse, not better. Residents are moving out of the City, businesses are being forced to relocate, and good, hard-working police officers are leaving the Bureau to work for other agencies,” he wrote.

Turner said Portland politicians cannot hide from the truth any longer.

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May 5, 2021

Cleveland mayor allegedly prevented gang-member grandson’s arrest for murder

It appears the mayor is also turning a blind eye to the street gang’s activities as well

Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson allegedly used his influence to protect his grandson — a reputed gang member — from being arrested in connection to a fatal shooting that still remains unsolved two years later, according to a report. The New York Post reported that Frank Q. Jackson, a suspected member of violent street gang No-Limit 700, was the prime suspect in the broad-daylight August 28, 2019 shooting of 30-year-old Antonio “Bisket” Parra.

Jackson, who is now being sued by the murdered man’s family, is accused of preventing the arrest of his grandson when cops went to the 74-year-old Democrat’s house the night of the shooting. According to  documents, police intended to take his grandson into custody, but they stood down after a conversation the mayor had with Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams, according to the New Republic.

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April 24, 2021

Sanctuary NYC: Illegal Alien MS-13 Gang Members Charged with Hacking Young Mother to Death

Three illegal alien MS-13 gang members in the sanctuary state of New York have been charged with murdering a 31-year-old mother in a brutal attack.

MS-13 Gang members 20-year-old Rigel Yohairo, 22-year-old Allan Lopez, and 21-year-old Jose Sarmiento – all of whom are illegal aliens, Breitbart News has learned – were arrested and charged with murder, criminal possession of a weapon, concealment of a human corpse, and tampering with evidence this month in the death of Nazareth Tamer-Claure, the mother of an eight-year-old boy.

Rodolfo Lopez, a fourth suspect who is also an illegal alien MS-13 gang member, has been arrested and charged with concealment of a human corpse and tampering with evidence.

Last week, Queens County prosecutors say Yohairo, Lopez, and Sarmiento beat Tamer-Claure with baseball bats before hacking her to death with machetes in the neighborhood of Far Rockaway. Then, the MS-13 gang members wrapped up Tamer-Claure’s body and stuffed her in the trunk of a car before taking off for Long Island, New York, according to prosecutors.

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