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National MS-13 leaders held summit aimed at boosting murders of gang members

February 8, 2016  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
National MS-13 leaders held summit aimed at boosting murders of gang members

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A wide-ranging 64-page federal indictment shows how MS-13 members met in Virginia aimed at planning to increase killings of rival gang members.

Charges in the indictment prompted four hundred law-enforcement officers across Massachusetts to arrest more than 35 members of the notorious gang last week.

Federal investigators say 26-year-old Jose Adan Martinez-Castro, who is the alleged leader of the gang’s “East Coast Program,” hosted a summit of MS-13 “clique leaders” from across the United States in Richmond Virginia.

The indictment alleges how Castro explained to his fellow gang leaders how they “needed to be more active in killing rival gang members.”

The indictment charges the thirty-five MS-13 members with a litany of crimes including murder, attempted murders, conspiracy, robberies to fund the gang and organized drug dealing

Agents apprehended Castrol somewhere in the Richmond area on Friday and taken to Northern Neck Regional Jail.

MS-13 or La Mara Salvatrucha is a 30-plus-year-old criminal organization that consists of “immigrants or descendants of immigrants from El Salvador.”

The indictment charges members in the Boston area for a series of five murders, along with recruiting young gang wannabes from high schools the call “Paros” to do their dirty work.

The indictment accuses the gangbangers of using firearms, machetes, knives and a baseball bat to commit five murders and a number brutal beatings around the Boston area.

A third of the MS-13 members captured in Massachusetts’ranged in ages from 18 to 44; several were in the U.S. illegally, and at least, three were previously deported.

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