Feds round up 40 members of a street gang and charge them with racketeering

BOSTON, MA – Federal authorities have charged over 40 individuals, identified as members and associates of the Heath Street Gang, with crimes ranging from drug trafficking to organized retail theft. The gang, primarily based in a public housing development in Boston, has also been implicated in shootings and the recruitment of minors, according to a statement made on Wednesday by Acting U.S. Attorney Joshua Levy. In addition to the aforementioned charges, the group is also …

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Drive-by shooting kills five people

CEIBA, PR – A violent drive-by shooting in the eastern coastal town of Ceiba, Puerto Rico, claimed the lives of five individuals, prompting law enforcement to temporarily shut down a section of the local highway, according to the police reports on Tuesday. In the tragic incident, three victims were discovered lifeless inside a bullet-riddled pickup truck. The fourth victim was found dead on the nearby pavement. The fifth individual succumbed to his injuries while receiving …

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Honolulu businessman allegedly lead vast criminal enterprise masked behind fronts

HONOLULU, HI – A prominent businessman from Honolulu, Michael Miske Jr., is currently on trial for leading a vast criminal conspiracy, according to prosecutors. The allegations include the channeling of drug money through shell businesses and orchestrating the torture and murder of his deceased son’s best friend in a complex revenge scheme. Jury selection for Miske’s federal racketeering trial started on Monday. Several co-defendants who agreed to testify in exchange for plea deals, along with …

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Ecuador’s most dangerous cartel boss just escaped

GUAYAQUIL, EC – A high-profile inmate, known as “the most-wanted prisoner,” has reportedly escaped from a maximum-security prison in Guayaquil, Ecuador, sparking a nationwide manhunt. Jose Adolfo Macias, alias “Fito,” the alleged leader of the infamous Los Choneros criminal gang, was serving a lengthy sentence of 34 years for a slew of crimes, including drug trafficking and murder. Macias was implicated in the assassination of Fernando Villavicencio, a presidential hopeful who was killed in Quito …

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A dozen killed in a holiday party massacre

SALVATIERRA, MX – In the heart of Mexico, in the state of Guanajuato, a joyful holiday gathering turned into a scene of horror as twelve lives were abruptly ended in a brutal attack. The incident unfolded in the early hours of Sunday in the town of Salvatierra. Attendees of a posada, a traditional pre-Christmas celebration, were the targets of an armed group. The state’s top law enforcement office relayed the grim news via the social …

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U.S. sentences major drug trafficker

SAN DIEGO, CA – A leading figure in the infamous MS-13 and Mexican Mafia gangs, Nelson Alexander Flores, has been sentenced to more than 17 years in a U.S. federal prison. Prosecutors revealed that Flores was the linchpin in the distribution of over 100 pounds of methamphetamine and cocaine each month on behalf of the international gang. Between 2018 and May 2020, Flores, a resident of Tijuana, Mexico, orchestrated the supply of methamphetamine from various …

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Woman executed for drug trafficking

Singapore witnessed the execution of a woman for the first time in 19 years on Friday, marking the second death by hanging this week for individuals convicted of drug trafficking. Saridewi Djamani, aged 45, was condemned to death in 2018 for trafficking nearly 31 grams of pure heroin, a quantity the Central Narcotics Bureau stated could fuel the addiction of about 370 users for a week. Despite the clamor from activists to abolish capital punishment …

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Chop shop busted after ‘suspicious’ activity call

In Canton, Georgia, a quartet of individuals found themselves in handcuffs following a tip-off about suspicious activities. The tip led Cherokee County deputies to a residence on Lower Scott Mill Road, where they stumbled upon an alleged chop shop operation. The drama unfolded on a Friday night, with the first suspect, Heather Bird, 47, discovered in the bed of a pickup truck, sporting a headlamp. Heather and her husband, David Bird, 53, both Canton locals, …

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