OffbeatMS-13 gang member sentenced to decades in prison for role in 2015 murder

17:51  07 november  2018
17:51  07 november  2018 Source:   foxnews.com

Man sentenced in 2002 drive-by shooting that killed rival gang member, officials say

Man sentenced in 2002 drive-by shooting that killed rival gang member, officials say ATLANTA -- Sixteen years after a man is gunned down in a drive-by shooting, the suspect is sentenced to federal prison. Julio Ramos, who goes by Sleepy, was accused in the shooting death of Aldo Vallejo. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); According to authorities, the two were rival gang members. The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Georgia said Ramos became a member of Brownside Locos in 2001. Vallejo was killed on October 27, 2002.

Oscar Noe Recinos Garcia, 24, a member of the MS - 13 clique the Everett Locos Salvatrucha , helped plan the murder of a teenager who was associated Garcia and others wrongly believed the teenager was cooperating with law enforcement. The teenager was murdered on July 5, 2015 by Josue Alexis

Three members of the transnational drug gang MS - 13 were sentenced to prison on Thursday for the execution-style murder of a 19-year-old fellow member of the gang . The United States District Judge Margo K. Brodie sentenced gang member Milton Contreras to 27 years in prison , while Oscar

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A member of the violent MS-13 street gang was sentenced Monday to more than 22 years in federal prison for his role in the death of a gang associate suspected of being an informant.

Jose Andrade, 27, also received three years of probation and will be subject to deportation to his native El Salvador upon completion of his sentence, according to federal prosecutors.

Andrade, who went by the nickname "Inocente," pleaded guilty in March to charges of racketeering conspiracy involving murder and conspiracy to distribute marijuana.

Prosecutors claimed Andrade was involved in planning the July 2015 murder in Lawrence, Massachusetts  of a teenager who was wrongly suspected by gang members of cooperating with law enforcement. Investigators said Andrade planned to take part in the killing himself, but could not do so because he was arrested the previous month.

Authorities say that Andrade is one of 49 defendants who have been convicted as part of a crackdown on MS-13 by federal, state and local officials. Of those defendants, 16 have been found to have "committed or knowingly participated in murders."

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

MS-13 associate sentenced to 40 years in prison in videotaped slaying of 15-year-old girl.

An MS-13 associate who orchestrated the videotaped killing of a 15-year-old girl as part of a revenge plot was sentenced to 40 years in prison Friday in a Fairfax County courtroom

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