crime

MS-13 Member Gets 55 Years For Quadruple Murder

Jun 13, 2019
Matthias Muller

A federal judge sentenced an 18-year-old gang member to 55 years in prison for his role in a quadruple murder in Central Islip, Long Island.

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A Southold, Long Island, man who allegedly took part in an international drug smuggling ring in the 1970s, pleaded guilty in federal court this week to drug charges.

3 Indicted In Long Island Gang Murder Conspiracy

May 15, 2019
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Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy Sini announced the indictment of three 18th Street gang members for allegedly conspiring to kill two rival gang members.

The targets were two members of MS-13.

Sini says the county’s partnership with Homeland Security helped avoid the bloodshed.

“We are no longer responding or waiting for tragedy to strike. We’re taking proactive action and do to excellent law enforcement work we are preventing murders.”

He says the gang members used social media to plan and identify their targets.

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Republicans in the New York State Senate say changes to the parole system proposed by Democrats forget about the victims of violent felony offenses.

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A man from Sound Beach, Long Island, is charged with operating a human trafficking ring in his parent’s basement, allegedly forcing more than 20 women into prostitution.

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