Stephen Sanders, the one-time president of the Hells Angels motorcycle club in San Diego, CA, has been sentenced to 25 years in prison after pleading "guilty to kidnapping, robbery, solicitation to commit murder and assault with force likely to cause great bodily injury" as reported by Tony Perry for the Los Angeles Times: "San Diego County Dist. Atty. Bonnie Dumanis said Sanders had planned 'to have witnesses and law enforcement officers killed.'"
Mexican authorities have unearthed the mass grave of thirteen youths -- all beheaded -- who were kidnapped from a Mexico City nightclub last May as reported by The Associated Press: "the kidnapping and murder has revealed a gangland battle for control of
the lucrative drug trade in the poshest bars and nightclubs of a
megalopolis that had been an oasis of calm during Mexico's nearly
seven-year drug war."
Talk about job hazards.
No doubt clubgoers still enjoyed their party favors last night even after learning of the gruesome discovery because degenerate druggies care about nothing except their own precious high regardless of how much blood is spilled to fuel it.
Local police have arrested fourteen men with suspected ties to Hells Angels in Rockford, IL on charges of aggravated battery, armed robbery and kidnapping, and to add insult to injury have condemned their supposed clubhouse where the crimes allegedly occurred as reported by the Rockford Register Star.
It is the increasingly typical plight of Central Americans attempting to
traverse Mexico to the United States. Mexico's national human rights
commission estimates about 10,000 migrants have gone missing each year
since 2008 — kidnapped for ransom, shanghaied into forced labor for drug
traffickers or killed. Many are killed when their families can't pay
Armando Torres, a former U.S. Marine who served his country for seven years, has been kidnapped by armed men after crossing the border from south Texas into Matamoros, Mexico to visit his father as reported by Bryan Llenas for Fox News: "Americans are constantly warned by U.S. consulates, particularly in
Matamoros, Mexico, to not travel at night because of cartel violence."
The Mexican drug cartels are solidifying their illict stakes on U.S. turf by "dispatching some of their most trusted agents" over the border as reported by the Associated Press: "if left unchecked, authorities say, the cartels' move into the American
interior could render the syndicates harder than ever to dislodge and
pave the way for them to expand into other criminal enterprises such as
prostitution, kidnapping-and-extortion rackets and money laundering." The narco groups move $50 billion in bulk product and
bundled cash across the border each year, and have established supply
lines, distribution networks and operational cells in hundreds of
communties throughout the United States.
Alex Guerrero, a Chicagoan in his early 40s, was accused of robbing drug traffickers and turning over the proceeds to the Latin Kings. Guerrero and his former partner on the Chicago police force, Antonio Martinez Jr., allegedly used their police-issued unmarked vehicle, guns, body armor and badges to commit the crimes under the guise of legitimate police operations.
*** Two Mexican Mafia members plead guilty for their roles in the gang's drug operations in South Texas which included using threats and violence to extort a 10% street tax dubbed "the dime" on dealers.
*** Feds target the LRGP Crew in Buffalo, NY: "The LRGP has been designated a violent street gang and has been involved in drug dealing, street-level violence and the use of firearms," said Christopher M. Piehota, special agent in charge of the FBI office in Buffalo."
*** Alleged gang member Jerrell Dorsey charged with murder of 7-year-old girl at a candy stand in Chicago, IL: "the prosecutor said Dorsey was a member of the 4 Corner Hustlers street gang and had shot into a crowd that included members of the rival Mafia Insane Vice Lords gang."
*** Crips leader pleads guilty to pimping out children in Fairfax County, VA: "Justin Strom is the fifth member or associate of the Underground Gangster Crips to enter a guilty plea in the case, which federal authorities said was unusual because the gang skillfully used Facebook and other social media to lure girls, including some from stable homes."
*** Prosecutors plan to charge a suspected 15-year-old Crips member as an adult with the murder of a 1-year-old boy in Los Angeles, CA.
*** The feds hit the Strip Boyz with drug and weapons charges in Yonkers, NY: the gang "created and distributed rap music that celebrated their illegal organization according to the federal indictment" which "was shared on social media websites such as Facebook and YouTube."
*** Suspected cop killer in Denver, CO claims to be a Bloods member.
***Street gangs on the rise in New Hampshire: "according to the FBI, there are 25 documented gangs in New Hampshire, and in recent years, there has been a growth in national criminal street gangs, such as the Latin Kings, starting chapters in the state."