Nine suspected members of the Mara Salvatrucha (or MS-13) Salavadoran criminal gang received a 60-count indictment from a federal grand jury in Nashville, TN, the U.S. Department of Justice announced on Wednesday.
The alleged gangsters face charges of seven murders and other racketeering-related offenses, including kidnappings, thefts, assaults and drug purveyance. Read More
Officials with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Tennessee late last week unsealed a federal indictment charging 27 individuals with a host of federal crimes relating to a large scale conspiracy to distribute drugs. Those drugs, according to a press release, include distribute heroin, methamphetamine, fentanyl and cocaine. Read More
A federal grand jury in Nashville late last month returned a 16-count superseding indictment charging seven MS-13 gang members with conspiracy to distribute cocaine and marijuana, along with serious firearm-related offenses. This, according to a press release that Davidson County officials published on their website. Read More
Officials with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Tennessee this week unsealed a criminal complaint charging the leader of an MS-13 Gang with being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.
This, according to a press release that members of the U.S. Department of Justice published on their website. Read More
The Prince William County Police Department (PWPCD) has charged 12 people for the 2019 murders of four men. The murders were linked to MS-13 drug trafficking operations bringing cocaine from New York to local vendors in northern Virginia. According to a press release, 11 of the 12 suspects are in custody. Read More
One suspected MS-13 member has been charged with terrorism, another faces the death penalty and other reported gang leaders face charges of kidnapping, murder and racketeering, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday.
The investigation and indictments targeted leaders of the MS-13, and represent the first time a member of the organization has been charged with terrorism, according to a DOJ press release. Read More
An illegal immigrant who was helping imprisoned members of MS-13 in Columbus, Ohio was sentenced to 10 months in prison last week.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Ohio said Wednesday that Fabian Posadas-Mejia will receive a year of supervised release after his prison term and will be subject to deportation upon completing his sentence.
Authorities said they first encountered Posadas-Mejia nearly 25 years ago when he was ordered to be removed from the United States. He was then deported twice in 2014 and once in 2017, meaning he illegally reentered the country at least three times. Read More
US Border Patrol announced Tuesday that Juan Carlos Alvarez-Robles, a MS-13 gang member who entered the United State illegally, was arrested by authorities in Toledo last week. Read More
New York law enforcement announced charges against nearly 100 MS-13 gang members and their associates on Friday in what is being described as the largest decimation of the gang in the state’s history. Read More
A conservative comic book creator was deplatformed from the crowdfunding website Kickstarter apparently because the vigilante hero from his book is depicted beating up MS-13-esque gang members while saving a black woman from being mugged, with Kickstarter calling the gang a “marginalized group.” Read More
Outgoing Nashville Mayor David Briley and members of his staff have nothing to say about the illegal immigrant authorities arrested this week for allegedly kidnapping and beating a local high school student. Mayor-Elect John Cooper has nothing to say either, at least not now. The Tennessee Star contacted representatives… Read More
An illegal immigrant MS-13 gang member was arrested in Nashville this week after allegedly kidnapping and beating a student from a local high school who did not want to become a gang member, according to Fox 17. Read More
by Chuck Ross The Justice Department charged 22 alleged members of MS-13 in connection with seven murders in the Los Angeles area, including one in which a rival gang member was dismembered with a machete. The indictment, which was unsealed Monday, focused on members of a Los Angeles-area subset… Read More
by CHQ Staff House Democrats are teeing up their next major pieces of legislation: immigration bills that would allow millions of otherwise ineligible aliens to apply for legal status and put them on a path to US citizenship. The DREAM Act of 2019 (H.R. 2820) grants amnesty, including a… Read More
by Peter Hasson Mexican authorities have found members of the violent gang MS-13 among migrant caravans headed towards the United States, multiple Mexican media outlets quoted a high-ranking government official as saying. Enrique Cárdenas del Avellano, the Ministry of Interior’s northeastern regional delegate, said that authorities have deported some… Read More
By Natalia Castro As Congress and the Executive Branch continue to focus on immigration reform, they must focus on MS-13. Liberal counties would have their residence believe the safety of these gang members must be prioritized over the safety of law-abiding citizens-this mentality has fueled the gang’s growth. In order… Read More