Authorities in New York have announced a wide-ranging investigation that resulted in criminal charges against 96 MS-13 gang members on Long Island The NYPD said that MS-13 were responsible for 17 murders between January 2016 and April 2016 in Long Island.  In August 2017, two undisclosed members were charged with the January murder of 19-year-old civilian Julio Cesar Gonzales-Espantzay, who was lured with promises of cannabis and sex to a forest in Long Island, where he was attacked with machetes and stabbed with knives
Originally founded in Los Angeles by refugees from El Salvador, MS-13 has long had a base of operations in Suffolk County, on the East End of Long Island, which has been plagued by gang violence. Authorities dealt a staggering blow to Long Island's murderous MS-13 gang — busting 96 members and associates in the largest takedown of the notorious criminal group in New York state history. MS-13 recruits young teenagers from El Salvador and Honduras, though many gang members were born in the U.S. Long Island has a large population of unaccompanied minors from Central America. MS-13 is believed to have killed 13 people on Long Island in 2016 and 12 people in 2017. After the gang murdered two high school girls in September 2016, Evelyn Rodriguez, the mother of one of the victims, says the community was rattled These newcomers have found a niche in MS-13 on Long Island — replacing those who have been arrested — and are focused on proving themselves to be even more violent than established gang members. Experts say MS-13 members commit violence for its own sake, in large part as a way to carve out and control the turf they consider theirs, purging it of rival gang members and others perceived as.
There has been a large-scale arrest involving alleged MS-13 gang members after the bodies of three murder victims were found on Long Island last October. Kri.. P resident Donald Trump will discuss efforts to combat the MS-13 street gang during a Long Island summit in New York on Wednesday, nearly a week after calling members of the violent and powerful.
UNIONDALE, Long Island (WABC) -- Police say they have recovered human remains that are associated with the MS-13 gang in Nassau County. The body found Tuesday night is one of six that have been. On Long Island in October, the bodies of two 16-year-old boys and one 19-year-old were discovered in wooded areas and police believe MS-13 members were behind the killings Founded in Los Angeles by refugees from El Salvador, MS-13 has long had a base of operations in Long Island, which has been plagued by gang violence in recent years
An MS-13 street gang member was sentenced to 55 years in prison on Wednesday after pleading guilty to racketeering charges for his role in the brutal massacre of four young men on Long Island An alleged MS-13 gang member was extradited to Long Island Friday from El Salvador to face a slew of charges, including murder, for his role in the machete killing of a rival gang member in 2016, fed MS-13 member who participated in 2016 murder of teen on Long Island extradited from El Salvador: fed Long Island is about the most rudimentary facsimile of the gang that you can find anywhere, said Steven S. Dudley, an American University researcher who has investigated MS-13 under a U.S. Department of Justice grant. No control from the top. Doing incredibly public and really stupid violent acts that lead to their virtual destruction Suffolk County District Attorney Timothy Sini holds one of the many machetes recovered during the MS-13 investigation during a press conference, Dec. 20, 2019, in Riverhead, Long Island, New York
6 MS-13 Gang Members Indicted, Plotted 2 Brutal Murders: DA - Brentwood-Central Islip, NY - Their plan was to kill him by shooting him with a firearm . . . butchering him with a machete, or by. Authorities suspect MS-13 members are behind the killings of four young people on Long Island earlier this month. They're among 11 killings that have rattled working-class immigrants in the area. LONG ISLAND — Eight MS-13 gang members on Long Island are facing a 24-count indictment related to six murders, a kidnapping conspiracy and other offenses, officials announced Wednesday
There is no question that gang violence is a serious problem on Long Island. MS-13 members were responsible for at least 25 murders there in the last two years, according to local officials Chavez has several tattoos on his chest and stomach signaling membership to the MS-13 gang. He admitted to law enforcement that he has previously been associated with MS-13, though claims that he is not presently a gang member. Newsday reports that Chavez claimed he only associated with MS-13 to obtain protection from the gang while in prison On Long Island, unaccompanied minors are caught between the violence of MS-13 and the fear of deportation MS-13's animals reportedly saw the murder as a way to boost their standing in the gang. In April 2017, police believe four young men were brutally murdered by MS-13 animals on Long Island
Human Remains Found On Long Island Believed To Be MS-13 Victim. UNIONDALE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — There was a gruesome discovery Tuesday in Nassau County A reputed MS-13 member from Long Island has been arrested in connection with the deaths of two men, one of whom was hacked with a machete and another who was shot. Carlos Alfaro, 22, of Roosevelt, will be arraigned Wednesday, Feb. 19, with two counts of second-degree murder, said the Nassau County Police
The Police Department pulled back from a joint Long Island FBI gang task force in 2012 amid a political squabble. Current and former Suffolk detectives told me they didn't see MS-13 as a public safety threat, because its victims are usually at least on the fringe of gang life. They have a phrase for these killings: misdemeanor murder A man wanted for a 2016 murder in Nassau County with ties to the MS-13 gang was arrested in El Salvador Thursday, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York said Tuesday MS-13 was waking after a long dormancy. Top-level prosecutions in Maryland, Virginia and Long Island had effectively decimated MS-13 in the mid-2000s, and its activity had fallen off MS-13 is only one of the gangs that operate on Long Island. Others include 18th Street, the Bloods, Latin Pride, Salvadorans with Pride and Vatos Locos. While many gangs engage in criminal enterprises like drug dealing and credit card fraud to earn money, police say that MS-13 members on Long Island generally hold wage-paying jobs
MS-13 is associated with a spate of brutal and violent killings. How did the gang originate, and how widespread are its members They're a violent force in 33 states and counting. Mara Salvatrucha. the gang has a uniquely international profile, with an estimated 8,000 to 10,000 members in 33 states in the United States (out of more than 700,000 gang members overall)It's considered the fastest-growing, most violent and least understood of the nation's street gangs. MS-13 got started in Los Angeles in the 1980s by. WOODBURY - The NYPD has sent an alert saying the MS-13 gang may be targeting officers who live on Long Island for street cred. It warns officers on Long Island to be careful leaving their homes. But the gang formed and flourished in the US long before Mr Obama came to power. MS-13 was identified as a significant threat in the 1990s, and a special FBI taskforce was convened against the.
They prey on children, they shouldn't be here, Trump said in a visit to Long Island in July 2017. It's time for every member of MS-13 to be in fear. Look over their shoulder MS-13 Targeting Cops on Long Island, Report Says. By. Timothy Bolger - February 27, 2019. Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York .. Long Island is a known hotbed for MS-13 activity, and.
A mother's pain, a police commissioner's pledge, and a district attorney's vow. CNN's Ana Cabrera goes to Long Island to see how MS-13 is impacting their communities MS-13 gang members are looking to target off-duty New York police officers in their homes, the New York Police Department has warned. CBS New York reported that the NYPD put out an alert on.
Long Island, New York (CNN)The first time members of the MS-13 street gang attacked Margarita's teenage son in suburban New York, they beat him with a baseball bat MS-13 gang member charged with brutal murder of Long Island teen By Rebecca Rosenberg November 6, 2020 | 5:41pm Javier Castillo, who was allegedly murdered by MS-13 gang members. An MS-13 gang member was extradited from El Salvador and arraigned Friday in Central Islip federal court on murder charges for the machete slaying of a 15-year-old boy. MS-13 is still strong in Los Angeles, and now operates in at least 46 states and Washington, D.C. On Long Island, New York, alone, police said, the gang was responsible for at least 17 murders in. LETTER FROM SUFFOLK COUNTY. Why Long Island Still Loves Trump. In Suffolk County, N.Y., where the Hamptons collide with MS-13, the president feels like a local
President Trump is slated to make a major law enforcement and immigration policy speech in Long Island, N.Y., on Friday, laying out the administration's plan to defeat the MS-13 gang. The speech. MS-13: Why Long Island, Why Now? MS-13 has murdered 17 people in Suffolk County, NY since last year. Law enforcement is stuck between trying to work with the community and the Trump administration. As the New York Post reports this week, out on Long Island, some of the wealthier residents are upgrading their homes at tremendous expense, but it's not for a new art collection or a second yacht. They're putting in panic rooms, bulletproof glass, arsenals of weapons and top line security systems. And they're doing it to hide from MS-13.
Frustrated MS-13 gang leaders feeling the pressure from the Trump administration's crackdown are looking to send younger, Long Beach. And although the Long Island and the Boston area Chairman King, Ranking Member Rice, and members of the committee, thank you again for this opportunity to discuss gang violence on Long Island and our efforts to combat the MS-13 threat. Mr
This is Tucker Carlson On MS-13 Long Island — 042418 by Thomas Blumer on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them A previously deported MS-13 gang member from Mexico has been arrested after border agents spotted the man illegally crossing into Arizona, officials said MS-13 terrifies Long Island's Latinos - and prompts a political backlash from Trump The town of Central Islip is confronting both the brutal Salvadorean street gang and the fear of sweeping. Trump heads to Long Island, using brutal MS-13 murders to justify deportations Trump seizes upon teenagers' slaying in Long Island, N.Y., to justify the deportation of immigrants. By Barbara Demic MS-13 has been blamed for 11 murders in Brentwood and Central Islip, on New York's Long Island, since the start of the school year
Recent federal criminal charges link MS-13 crimes along the East Coast: an accused kingpin dealing drugs in Long Branch; a planned murder in Elizabeth; and a murder on Long Island, New York, where. 96 MS-13 Members Arrested in New York in Largest Takedown of Gang The gang's violence is frequently referenced by President Donald Trump. By Alexa Lardieri , Staff Writer Dec. 20, 201 Since January 2016, police on Long Island have linked MS-13 to 17 murders, according to The New York Times. Newsweek subscription offers > Gang members are known for their ornate tattoos,. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New York is investing $20 million in new initiatives to combat MS-13 gang activity on Long Island. Specifically, New York will grant $15 million in capital funding to support the creation of a new community hub in Brentwood to provide a one-stop shop for social services, as well as recreational and educational opportunities for the community New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) praised the latest indictments, saying the action was proof that MS-13's power is diminishing. MS-13 has terrorized Long Island communities for too long.
Among Trump's guests to the State of the Union were the parents of two young girls who were killed by members of the MS-13 gang two years ago in Long Island, New York. MS-13 is a gang that. O n Long Island - not far from the New York City borough of Queens, where Trump grew up - MS-13 was behind the murders of two teenage girls in a suburban neighbourhood last September, and four. Two alleged MS-13 gang members laughed and waved in court as they stood accused of kidnapping and torturing a teenage girl and killing a woman in a Satanic ritual after she insulted their demon god MS-13 accounts for less than 1 percent of the country's gang members and a similarly small share of gang murders. For about two decades, MS-13 has had a presence on Long Island, where in recent years its membership in Suffolk and Nassau counties has numbered about 900, according to local police departments
The MS-13 gang was formed in Los Angeles in the 1980s and had spread 13 MS-13 members were indicted in early March for seven murders that occurred over the last three years in Long Island Latino families in Long Island, New York are devastated and scared after the brutal homicides of 4 young men, one who was visiting from Florida. They say the gang MS-13 is terrorizing their. The Disappeared. Police on Long Island wrote off missing immigrant teens as runaways. One mother knew better — and searched MS-13's killing fields for answers
As President Trump cites MS-13's violence on Long Island to call for tougher immigration policies and justify ramping up deportations, the documentary is a gripping, must-watch look at how anti. NUEVA YORK — Restos humanos fueron hallados en Uniondale, Long Island, y está relacionado con un asesinato de la pandilla MS-13, confirmaron las autoridades. El espeluznante hallazgo ocurrió el martes por la tarde, cuando se descubrieron los restos en una tumba poco profunda, dijeron las autoridades. Los restos supuestamente pertenecen a una de las 16 personas que desaparecieron entre lo