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Date: Apr 2021

Accused gang member charged with murder for fatal Wilmington shooting

An accused gang member with a lengthy history of drug, stolen vehicle and gang charges is being held on $2 million bail following a Thursday arrest on murder charges.

Treasure Parsons, 21, was also charged with gun possession and conspiracy related to the March 16 shooting death of 28-year-old Demier Chambers.

Police were called to the 700 block of N. Washington St. just after 8:30 p.m. for reports of the shooting.

Woman’s body found in trunk related to MS-13 gang activity, law enforcement sources say

NEW YORK — Police took four men into custody on Long Island after a woman was found dead inside the trunk of a vehicle early Wednesday in what authorities believe is gang-related.

Officers observed four men exit the vicinity of Foam Place and Central Avenue in Far Rockaway carrying a large, unknown object around 1:50 a.m., authorities said.

The object was placed in the trunk of a vehicle and the men drove away from the location, cops said.

The officers followed the vehicle and conducted a car stop in the vicinity of Nassau Expressway and Bayview Avenue in Inwood, police said.

MS-13 Member Sentenced to More Than 16 Years in Federal Prison for Participating in a Kidnapping and an Attempted Murder

Baltimore, Maryland – Chief U.S. District Judge James K. Bredar today sentenced MS-13 gang member David Ernesto Nolasco Soriano age 29, to 200 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for a federal racketeering conspiracy charge related to his participation in a violent racketeering enterprise, specifically MS-13, including a kidnapping and an attempted murder.

The sentence was announced by Acting United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Jonathan F. Lenzner; Special Agent in Charge Jennifer C. Boone of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Baltimore Field Office; Special Agent in Charge James Mancuso of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Baltimore Office; Chief Jason Lando of the Frederick Police Department; Frederick County State’s Attorney J. Charles Smith, III; Chief Amal Awad of the Anne Arundel County Police Department; Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Anne Colt Leitess; Acting Chief Hector Velez of the Prince George’s County Police Department; Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Aisha Braveboy; Chief Marcus Jones of the Montgomery County Police Department; and Montgomery County State’s Attorney John McCarthy.

MS-13 is a national and international gang composed primarily of immigrants or descendants from El Salvador and other central American countries. Branches or “cliques” of MS-13, one of the largest street gangs in the United States, operate throughout Frederick County, Anne Arundel County, Prince George’s County, and Montgomery County, Maryland. Nolasco Soriano was a member and associate of the Fulton Locotes Salvatrucha (FLS) clique of MS-13.

Man convicted in MS-13 gang-related shooting in Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Law enforcement said a man has been convicted in an MS-13 gang-related shooting that happened in Richmond in 2016.

Richmond police officers were called to Armfield Road in the Town and Country Townhomes and Apartment complex on March 6, 2016.

“On scene, officers learned that three male victims were approached by multiple subjects demanding their belongings. The victims fled on foot in different directions while being pursued by the subjects,” a joint release from Richmond’s FBI Office said.

Police: 4 alleged MS-13 gang members arrested in attack outside Woodbridge restaurant

Prince William County police have arrested four individuals in connection with the brutal assault of a 31-year-old man outside Sabor Latino restaurant in Woodbridge on Monday, Feb. 15.

All four suspects arrested and charged are alleged to be members of the criminal street gang Mara Salvatrucha, commonly known as MS-13, according to Prince William County police.

Police determined the Feb. 15 attack “appeared random in nature” and that the victim reportedly had no known connection to any criminal street gangs,” according to police spokesman 1st Sgt. Jonathan Perok.

Apr 2021