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Two MS-13 Gang Members Sentenced To Life In Prison For Murder Of Daniel Cuellar

BALTIMORE COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) — Two reported members of the MS-13 gang were sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole in connection to the murder of 21-year-old Daniel Alvarado Cuellar on Tuesday.

Hugo Chavez, 33, and Jonathan Hernandez, 21, were both convicted for first-degree premeditated murder and conspiracy to commit first-degree murder.

Prosecutors: Bloods gang member used social media to lure women and girls into prostitution

An alleged Bloods gang member is accused of luring young girls and forcing them to work as prostitutes.

Prosecutors say Joshua Lampley-Reid, of West Hempstead, would use social media to find his victims, and violence to keep them under his control. He lured adult women and underage girls, they say, into a dangerous life of drugs and prostitution.

Beginning in December 2019, the now-26-year-old allegedly used social media and other apps to form relationships with women. He would force sex on them and forced them to sleep with others, according to officials.

Police: Suspected Baltimore Gang Leader Dead After Standoff

SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. (AP) — A suspected Baltimore gang leader died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound after a standoff with law enforcement Tuesday afternoon in an Atlanta suburb, police said.

Shots were fired at U.S. marshals and police as they tried to arrest Gary Creek at a Sandy Springs apartment complex, U.S. Marshals Service spokesperson Frank Lempka told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Creek, 39, was tied to multiple murders in the Baltimore area and wanted on federal charges including racketeering. He was the alleged founder and leader of the Triple-C gang, authorities said.

Man found guilty of murder in 20-year-old cold case

CAMBRIDGE — An East New Market man charged with a 20-year-old murder was found guilty of all charges on Monday, June 7, in Cambridge.

The jury hearing the murder and assault trial of John Michael Ingersoll Jr. deliberated for about an hour and 40 minutes on the fifth day of the trial before return the guilty verdict at 2:40 p.m.

Ingersoll faced first- and second-degree murder charges, as well as assault and handgun charges, in connection with the June 4, 2001, murder of 31-year-old Gregory Guy Collins of Vienna, a three-year veteran of the Division of Correction and a member of the Maryland National Guard.

ATF offering $10K reward for capture of alleged ‘Triple-C’ gang leader

The ATF is offering a $10,000 reward for tips leading to the capture of alleged “Triple-C” gang leader, who was given the opportunity to turn himself in and has instead vanished.

Federal prosecutors last week charged Gary Creek, 39, with racketeering for being the alleged founder and leader of the gang - which stands for “Cruddy Conniving Crutballs.” They accuse Creek of committing a murder, and members of the gang with carrying out more than 40 killings and attempted murders.

Police: Hagerstown man charged with firing gun; said he was doing 'hits' for gang member

A Hagerstown allegedly told police he was doing "hits" for a gang member after being charged Friday on accusations he was seen on video firing a handgun Thursday afternoon in the first block of East Baltimore Street.

Travis Clayton Pettit, 37, of Jallwood Drive, was being held without bond Friday after being charged by Hagerstown police with discharging a handgun in city limits, possession of a loaded handgun, illegal possession of a firearm, reckless endangerment and other firearm offenses in the 1:25 p.m. incident, which was called in as a shots fired report, according to the charging document.

MS-13 Member Pleads Guilty to RICO Conspiracy and Murder in Massachusetts

BOSTON – A member of the MS-13 gang pleaded guilty on Friday in federal court in Boston to RICO conspiracy and admitted to his participation in the murders of two teenagers in Massachusetts, one in 2016 in East Boston and the other in 2018 in Lynn.

Henri Salvador Gutierrez a/k/a “Perverso,” 22, a Salvadorian national, pleaded guilty to racketeering, also known as RICO conspiracy. U.S. Senior District Court Judge Mark L. Wolf scheduled sentencing for Oct. 8, 2021.

MS-13 is a transnational street gang operating in Massachusetts and numerous other states, as well as countries such as El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. MS-13 members follow certain core rules and principles, including that members attack and attempt to kill members of rival gangs, and members do not act as informants or cooperate with law enforcement.

Violent and relentless’ Baltimore gang charged with dozens of shootings, including 18 murders and 28 attempted murders

Baltimore, Maryland – A federal grand jury has returned a second superseding indictment that charges a total of 15 Baltimore defendants for their participating in violent racketeering and/or drug conspiracies. Eleven of the defendants, including seven new defendants, are charged with participating in a racketeering conspiracy that allegedly resulted in 18 murders, more than 27 attempted murders, carjackings, robberies, assaults, and witness intimidation that occurred between 2015 and November 2020. The second superseding indictment was returned on May 27, 2021 and unsealed late yesterday. Today’s announcement is the first public release related to the investigation and prosecution of members of the Triple C gang.

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