Maryland’s highest court has rejected the appeal of an alleged MS-13 gang member sentenced to 11 years in prison after the stabbing of a former gang member.
In August 2017 Miguel Angel Ruiz Carrillo, who detectives believe had ties to the MS-13 gang, disappeared from his home in Fairfax County. His remains were found two weeks later in Nokesville. Arrests in his death have now reached nine.
Kevin Henriquez-Chavez, aka “Loco” and “Crazy,” 24, served as the leader of the Cabanas clique. He was sentenced for conspiring to participate in a racketeering enterprise and to use a firearm during a violent crime.
An arrest warrant details the events leading up to Jose Ordonez-Zometa and four others allegedly killing 16-year-old Jacson Pineda-Chicas, whose burning body was found March 9 in Stafford County, Virginia.
Five people, including two teens, have been arrested in the slaying of a Virginia teen who was stabbed 100 times before his body was dumped in a remote area of Stafford County, Virginia, and set on fire last weekend.
A few months ago, Gov. Larry Hogan’s office launched the Maryland Criminal Intelligence Network to help county police dismantle gangs like MS-13, using data from international and federal investigations.
A federal grand jury has issued an updated indictment against 11 alleged MS-13 gang members for the kidnappings and killings of two northern Virginia teenagers in 2016.
An additional arrest has been made in connection with the August 2017 kidnapping and murder of a teenager with ties to MS-13 in Prince William County, Virginia, police said.
A Silver Spring, Maryland, man has been sentenced to serve 15 years in prison in a prostitution and sex-abuse case that highlights MS-13 brutality and human trafficking.
Venus Iraheta, 18, of Alexandria, pleaded guilty in January to charges of first-degree murder, abduction and gang participation in the death of Damaris Reyes Rivas, 15, last year. Iraheta disappeared for a month afterward; her return was captured live on TV.
A Bedford County jury on Friday found Victor Arnoldo Rodas guilty of first-degree murder and gang participation.
Evelyn Rodriguez was hit around 4 p.m. in Brentwood, near where her 16-year-old daughter Kayla Cuevas’ body was found beaten and slashed two years ago to the day, police said.
Jose Augustin Salmeron-Larios of Severn admitted to taking part in a shooting and coordinating another. Prosecutors also say he brought guns up from Florida and distributed them to other MS-13 members in Maryland.
In Northern Virginia, violent crimes attributed to MS-13 have made the gang a focal point in the 10th Congressional District race. But an ad by incumbent Republican Rep. Barbara Comstock criticizing her opponent Democratic state Senator Jennifer Wexton for failing to support anti-gang legislation falls short.
BEDFORD, Va. (AP) — Attorneys representing a man accused of being an MS-13 gang member and slaying a Virginia teen want to relocate his January trial, saying news coverage has biased potential jurors. Citing court…
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.