Nuestra Familia (NF) Timeline

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Nuestra Familia (NF) Timeline

Unread postby Common Sense » August 23rd, 2007, 11:01 am

[align=center]NUESTRA FAMILIA TIMELINE[/align]
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October 28, 1940
Robert Joseph "Death row" Gonzales is born in Oxnard, California.

February 20, 1945
Robert "Babo" Rios Sosa born.

March 28, 1951
Michael "Mikeo" E. Castillo born.

A.-Familia gang forms in Soledad prison. Founders of the group were Lil John "de Valley," Haero Morgan "de Clanton," Freddy Gonzales " de San Diego," Sammy "de New Mexico" and Chalo "de Bakersfield." The gangs initial guidelines were written by Lil John and Chalo. Lil John assumed the role of group Padre and Chalo served as his right hand under the title of Mijo.

July 30, 1965
B.-Jess Ontiveros is murdered during a robbery outside of the Tiajuna Cafe in Oxnard, California. Gang leader Robert Joseph Gonzales (24), Bobby Joe Barkley (14), David (15) and Daniel Alacron (19) are arrested and charged with murder.

November 11, 1965
C.-Robert Joseph Gonzales (25) is convicted of murder in the first degree.

November 28, 1965
C.-A jury recommends Robert Joseph Gonzales (25) be put to death for the robbery and murder of Jess Ontiveros.

January 11, 1966
A.-Robert Joseph Gonzales is sentenced to death by the administration of lethal gas.

January 18, 1966
B.-Gonzales is received at San Quentin.

A.-Familia founders are shipped off to San Quentin where the southern California based Mexican mafia holds sway.

B.-Familia Padre Lil John is paroled. Family members vote Chalo in as the new Padre, Freddy Gonzales takes his place as Mijo.

C.-On appeal the death sentence of Joe Gonzales is overturned. Gonzales continues to serve a 5 year to life sentence related to the robbery charge.

A.-Phillip Neri a friend of Familia Padre Chalo is murdered by the Mexican Mafia in San Quentin.

B.-Sonny Pena a gang member from northern California is murdered by the Mexican Mafia at San Quentin.

September 15, 1968
Hector Padilla a northern California gang member is attacked by Mexican mafia leader Robert "Robot" Salas in a dispute over a stolen pair of shoes. Padilla is severely wounded in the attack. Later in the day a menito from Marvilla is also hit by Eme members.

September 16, 1968
In conjunction with the El Paso tip, Familia launches an attack on Eme members just before the last lockup of the day. The violence which was launched in the south block of section A at 2:30, left 7 inmates wounded and 1 Eme soldier dead.

Freddy Gonzales one of the founders of La Familia dies of a heroin overdose. Gonzales was the last of the founding members still involved with the gang.

Robert Rios "Babo" Sosa (Supreme commander) and Death Row Joe Gonzales (1st lieutenant) reorganize La Familia renaming the group Nuestra Familia using a paramilitary structure. Gonzales authors the groups constitution and acts as the gangs security director.

February 3, 1972
Nuestra Familia member Fred Charles Castillo "de Stockton" is transfered to Chino from Folsom after several run-ins with Eme members.

April 21, 1972
Aryan Brotherhood members Fred Steve Mendrin and Donald Ray Hale murder Nuestra Familia member Fred Charles Castillo. The murder reportedly seals a pact between the Aryan Brotherhood and La Eme.

December 12, 1972
Nuestra Familia members Santos and Gilbert Arenda are stabbed by Eme members.

December 17, 1972
Nuestra Familia members murder Eme leader Rudy "Chyenne" Cadena in Palm Hall at Chino. Cadena is stabbed 70 times before his body was hurled from the third tier to the main floor of the maximum security unit. The murder was committed in retaliation for the attacks on the Arenda brothers.


Nuestra familia establishes a prescence on the streets of Fresno, California. Gang investigators take note for the first time gang related graffiti with the symbol F-14 "a reference to Nuestra Familia's first sub-group." Fresno's four major varrios Eastside, Parkside, Sunset and Pinedale unite to form the nucleus of F-14 members doing Nuestra's bidding.

June 11, 1973
Jess Valenzuela returned to Palm Hall as a parole violator.

Jess Valenzuela 29 year old Nuestra familia member from Oxnard is stabbbed to death in the maximum security wing of Palm Hall at Chino prison.

A.-Active Nuestra Familia regiment found to control the (CYA) facility at Preston.

B.-Nuestra Familia's first street regiment organized in Fresno. The regiment begins taxing pimps, prostitutes and drug dealers. The proceeds are put into a central "bank" fund to be used for support of incarcerated gang members.

C.-Nuestra Familia establishes regiments in Salinas, Bakersfield, San Jose, Stockton, Visalia and various parts of San Bernardino county.

October 1976
15 year old Carlos "Casper" Silva a Preston parolee is arrested murders 3 people witin a seven week span on behalf of Nuestra familia.

October 10, 1976
Joe Gonzales orders the murder of familiano Richard Hernandez for failing to carry out orders. Rudy Del Real and Rudolfo Quilon complete the order.

December 12, 1976
Mexican mafia associate Alejandro Moreno is stabbed to death at a Salinas work camp by Nuestra hitmen.

December 31, 1976
The body of Gloria Rice is found in a Salinas alley. Rice "who was stabbed 94 times by familia soldiers Ernie Castro and Jesse Gomez," witnessed the murder of her husband by a Nuestra familia soldier in a Salinas bar.

March 27, 1977
Fabio Garza a Nuestra Familia soldier is murdered for stealing money belonging to the gang and using heroin.

September 24, 1977
Death Row Joe Gonzales's order to murder of Nuestra soldier Eddie Serna for cooperating with authorities is passed on by Lieutenant Richard Din Castro to Robert Flores and Robert "Brown Bob" Viramontes. Flores and Viramontes strangle and hang Serna in his cell at the Salinas county jail.

December 1977
A.-John Joseph "Mousey" Hernanez "command captain" and Robert Prado Rocha "squad leader" agree to testify against Nuestra familia leaders before a Monterey County Grand Jury. Ranked third in the organization, Hernandez is replaced by Art Beltran.

March 1978
A.-Hernanez, Flores and Rocha testify before the Monterey County Grand Jury investigating Nuestra familia's activities in that area.

August 1978
Nuestra 1st lieutenant Death Row Joe Gonzales requests a new defense attorney citing a conflict of interest in sharing an attorney with his co-defendants on multiple murder charges sparking rumors of plans to defect.

October 12, 1978
Art Beltran becomes the second top ranked Nuestra commander to defect. Beltran enters a guilty plea on two counts of second degree murder and one count of conspiracy to commit murder and receives immunity from future prosecution in a San Joaquin county court. Beltran exposes familia regiments previously unknown to law enforcement in San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose and Sacramento.

Robert "Black Bob" Vasquez pushes for the impeachment of Nuestra supreme commander Robert "Babo" Sosa for what he and his supporters call cowardice. Facing trial, Sosa had ordered familiano to scale back their level of violence in the face of intense federal pressure. The charges effectively create two hostile factions amoung familiano pitting Vasquez against Sosa for control.

January 1981
A.-Robert Rios Sosa is indicted on racketeering charges which include 8 murders. A Sosa supporter is murdered by members of the Vasquez faction at DVI near Tracey.

B.-57 year old Raymond F. Johns an associate of Nuestra Familia is questioned in the strangulation death of his 32 year old wife Maureen Rettig.

January 1982
Death Row Joe Gonzales is convicted of federal racketeering charges and sentenced to 20 years. He was also convicted of three counts of murder in Monterey county and pled guilty to three of nine murders in San Joaquin County.

January 19 ,1982
25 members of Nuestra Familia are named in a Racketeering indictment. The indicted members were Robert Rios Sosa, Joe Gonzales, Art Beltran, Arturo Serrato, Kenneth Cassie, Raymond Castaneda, Jose Cobos, Raymond Contreras, James Cozad, Anselmo Eddie Dominquez, Afredo Elizalde, Robert Flores, Reynaldo Garcia Jr., David Hernandez, Phillip Lopez, Guadalupe Ramirez, Ruben Seja, Daniel Serrano, William R. Soto, Sammy Henegas, Ruben Garnica, Manuel Montelongo, Eddie Vindiola, Cesar Gutierrez and Alfredo Guerro.

A.-Robert "Black Bob" Vasquez emerges as the dominant figure in Nuestra familia. Robert "Babo" Sosa is convicted and sentenced to 20 years in federal prison in addition to being impeached as Nuestra's supreme commander. Vasquez also removes Sosa's top lieutenants Larry Saldivar and Snake Guheen.

B.-Vasquez scraps la familia's paramilitary setup. In its place he sets up La Tabla also known as the MESA and OGB (Organizational Governing Body). Under the new structure, Vasquez established three categories seperating members by rank and experience. Category I- consisted of new recruits and members returning to the fold who had not cooperated with law enforcement. Members who chose to remain with Sosa were grouped in this category. Category II- Experienced members who's duties entailed schooling category I members in survival tactics. Category III- The management level.

July 1989
Raymond F. Johns is arrested for the death of Nancy Johnson. Johnson was beaten and strangled in her Mountain View mobile home.

Joseph "Pinky" Hernandez, Pablo "Panther" Pena and Louie "Dumptruck" Chavez devise a "hit" list comprised of (NF) hermits and enemies to be eliminated after Chavez is released on parole. The names of Tony "Little Weasel" Herrera, James "Jocko" Esparza and Carlos Mejia are amoung the condemed.

April 19, 1990
Louie "Dumptruck" Chavez is paroled from Tehachapi State Prison to San Jose with orders from (NF) Generals Vincent "Chente" Arroyo and Joseph "Pinky" Hernandez to re-establish the San Jose regiment. Chavez is appointed temporary (RSD) of the San Jose regiment with orders to report his progress and activities to Hernandez weekly by kite at Tehachapi.

May 27, 1990
Ronald " Lucky" Shelton is paroled to San Jose with orders to assume command of the San Jose regiment.

July 4, 1990
Carlos "Weasel" Mejias is stabbed outside of a San Jose liquor store in retaliation for ordering the death of a Nuestra Familia member. Lorenzo "Lencho" Guzman and Victor "Sleepy" Esquibel are identified as the suspects. Guzman and Esquibel mistakenly report that Mejias has been murdered to familiano Roland Saldivar.

August 13, 1990
William "Indio" Agundez slips out of his waist chains and beats a fellow inmate at the San Jose county jail. The attack is believed to have been issued by imprisoned Nuestra leaders.

September 1990
Nuestra Familia meeting is held at the home of Lisa Quevas at the request of Andrew "Mad Dog" Cervantes (RSD) of the Stockton regiment. Cervantes demotes Louie "Dumptruck" Chavez to second in command of the San Jose regiment and names Ronald "Lucky" Shelton San Jose's new (RSD) Regional Security Director.

September 17, 1990
Bobby "Silent" Lopez is paroled and becomes active within the San Jose regiment.

October 22, 1990
familiano William "Indio" Agundez gaves a formal statement on Nuestra familia's activities in San Jose to Inspector Sandra Williams. In retaliation later the same day, an inmate slashes the throat of Agundez's brother at San Quentin.

November 17, 1990
(NF) meeting is held which was attended by Ronald Shelton, Bobby Lopez and James "Huero" Trujeque. After San Jose drug dealer John Blanco accuses Tony Herrera of being an informant Ronald Shelton issues a green light but states he will handle the assignment personally to set an example as (RSD). Sheldon "Skip" Villanueva (NF) lieutenant agrees to assist Shelton with the hit.

November 19, 1990
(NF) meeting is held which was attended by Ronald Shelton, Bobby Lopez and James "Huero" Trujeque. After San Jose drug dealer John Blanco accuses Tony Herrera of being an informant Ronald Shelton issues a green light but states he will handle the assignment personally to set an example as (RSD).

November 20, 1990
San Jose drug dealer Tony "Litle Weasel" Herrera is shot 8 times in the head and left in the middle of Wooster Avenue. Herrera had provided information to police which led to the arrest of familiano leader Sheldon "Skip" Villanueva the day before his murder.

December 1990
A.-Bobby "Silent" Lopez is promoted to the post of (SD) Security Director of the San Jose regiment. Lopez notifies Louie Chavez that his status is on freeze until he brings the organization a body.

B.-Robert "Fat cow" Jasso comments "Fuck Lucky, I know Lucky killed Tony at the funeral of Tony Herrera. The comments are taken by Shelton as a show of disrespect for his position on the streets of San Jose and (NF). Shelton orders the murder of Jasso as a lesson to others.

March 15, 1991
Lorenzo "Lencho" Guzman and Victor "Sleeper" Esquibel are convicted in the stabbing of Nuestra hermit Carlos "Weasel" Mejias on July 4.

March 23, 1991
Fresno Bulldog gang leader Gabriel Coronado suffers a slash to his throat in an attack by familiano Leonel Jose Cano in the Santa Clara county jail. The event leads to Coronado's defection from the F-14 fold.

April 1991
(NF) members further discuss plans to murder Robert Jasso. Bobby "Silent" Lopez, Jason Vasquez and Robert Rios search for Jasso without success.

April 15, 1991
Larry Valles an aspiring boxer is murdered by Ronald "Lucky" Shelton and Bobby "Silent" Lopez after refusing their demand for 25% of the proceeds of his narcotics transactions. Shelton shoots Valles between the eyes

May 1991
Bobby Lopez is arrested for violating the terms of his parole. While imprisoned Lopez names Jerry "Cripple" Salazar San Jose regiment head of security the second highest regimental position.

June 1991
Familiano Elias Rosas is stabbed to death after disrespecting imprisoned Nuestra leaders who refused to sanction the murder of a man who robbed his home. Northern Structure member Raul "Roy" Reveles committed the act.

June 26, 1991
Familiano Elias Rosas is stabbed to death after disrespecting imprisoned Nuestra leaders who refused to sanction the murder of a man who robbed his home. Northern Structure member Raul "Roy" Reveles committed the act.

July 1991
A.-Bobby Lopez authorizes the murder of Alphonso "Huero" Urango for disrespecting (NF). Urango held two guns belonging to (NF) which he proposed to trade for two grams of PCP. Lopez took offense to the proposal and issued the green light.

B.-Ronald "Lucky" Shelton is arrested [early July] and appoints Jerry "Cripple" Salazar acting (RSD).

C.-Herminio "Spankio" Serna is paroled [mid July] receives Lopez blessing and takes over as San Jose's (RSD), Jerry Salazar resumes his normal spot as (HoS) Head of Security.

July 22, 1991
Familiano Daniel Ray Mendoza (Salinas) is shot and killed after lunging for a baliff's gun during his arraignment on charges of armed robbery, burglary and possession of stolen property.

July 24, 1991
Herminio Serna shoots Esteban Guzman during a drug ripoff. Guzman angered regimental leaders by selling his narcotics at a cheaper price than (NF) set street price in San Jose.

July 25, 1991
Louie "Dumptruck" Chavez gives copies of the "hit" list copiled while he was in prison along with a (NF) membership list to his parole officer E.J. Allen.

July 28, 1991
Martin and Hermino "Spankio" Serna shoot Martin Bacos to death at Santee Elementary School in San Jose.

August 1991
Ronald Shelton begins plotting the murder of Louie "Dumptruck" Chavez.

August 26, 1991
(NF) meeting held at Anthony Guzman's apartment, the murders of Bobby Lopez's girlfriend Sheila Apodaca and Ray Perez are discussed. Apodaca was suspected of providing information to the police and had been carrying on an affair with Ray Perez.

August 27, 1991
Guzman and Shelton are arrested, Shelton relays a message to Bobby Lopez to continue with the plan to kill Apodaca and Ray "Chocolate" Perez.

August 28, 1991
Sheila Apodaca the girlfriend of familiano leader Bobby "Silent" Lopez is murdered after she threatens to expose his role in San Jose's familia connected murders.

August 29, 1991
Salazar meets with James Trujeque and Mendoza to finalize the plto to kill Perez. Ray "Chocalate" Perez is shot to death on the order of Ronald "Lucky" Shelton.

September 1991
A.-"Smiley" Joe Ramirez tells Louie Chavez that he (Chavez) is on the (NF) hit list.

B.-Santos "Bad boy" Burnias phones Jerry Salazar in Utah to return to San Jose to assist with the Jasso murder.

C.-Santos Burnias and Joey Gonzalez shoot Robert Jasso in the head. Jasso survives the attack and Burnias later admits to Skip Villanueva that he was the triggerman in the attack.

October 21, 1991
Louie "Dumptruck" Chavez agrees to testify against members of Nuestra familia.

November 29, 1991
Drugs and prison made weapons are discovered on the fourth floor of the Santa Clara county jail where several members of Nuestra familia are housed.

June 1, 1992
21 Nuestra Familia members are indicted by the Santa Clara grand jury in connection with the gangs San Jose regiments activities. The indicted were Vincent "Chente" Arroyo, Santos "Bad Boy" Burnias, Leonel "Leo" Cano, Andrew "Mad dog" Cervantes, Anthony "Chico" Guzman, Joseph "Pinky" Hernandez, Timothy "Timo" Hernandez, Bobby "Silent" Lopez, Alice Perez Lomelin, Carlos "Gusano" Mendoza, Irene Nieto, Raul "Roy" Reveles, Jerry "Cripple" Salazar, Herminio "Spankio" Serna, Martin Serna, Ronald "Lucky" Shelton, Carmen Trinidad, James "Huevo" Trujeque, Eddie "Flaco" Vargas, Sheldon "Skip" Villanueva and Celeste Williams.

September 27, 1993
Paul Farfan is ambushed during a familia organized robbery and murdered. Farfan's body was found in Watson Park in San Jose. Northern Structure leader Adam Caris and Louis Oliverez Jr., are accused of carrying out the crime.

December 15, 1993
Ronald "Lucky" Shelton, Jerry "Cripple" Salazar the top two figures in the San Jose regiment admit ordering 6 murders in San Jose in exchange for a deal which would remove the death penalty as a possible punishment for them. The two immediately are taken into protective custody by federal authorities.

May 14, 1994
Familiano Joseph Anthony Meza is shot to death for failing to pay for narcotics he was given by higher ranking Nuestra members.

May 31, 1994
Adam Caris is released from San Quentin inadvertantly hours before he is indicted for the murder of Paul Farfan in 1993.

June 2, 1994
8 Nuestra Familia members and associates are indicted in a second wave of pressure on the gangs San Jose regiment. Vincent "Chente" Arroyo, Carlos Mendoza, Deborah Mendoza, Louis Oliverez Jr., Guadalupe Mary Segura and Jeanette Alarcon.

February 23, 1995
Familiano Javier Zubiate and Rafael Ampier Jr., enter not guilty pleas in the robbery murder of Joseph Littlewolf Lincoln in Santa Rosa on February 10.

November 2, 1995
Familiano Javier Zubiate is sentenced to serve 19 years to life for the murder of Joseph Lincoln during a botched robbery.

March 28, 1996
1992 Nuestra Familia trial gets underway 4 years after the initial indictment was handed down.

March 30, 1996
Racketeering indictment handed down against the Stockton regiment. George Albert Quinones Stockton (HoS) pleads guilty to conspiracy to distribute narcotics. Dioncycio T. Gerolaga Sr., Stockton (RSD) also pleads guilty to conducting a criminal enterprise.

June 1996
Familia trial is potponed after Vincent "Chente" Arroyo agrees to plead guilty to robbery charges. Arroyo "a member of la Mesa," agrees to testify on behalf of the prosecution in exchange for a 25 year term with parole eligibility after 17 years.

January 12, 1997
The 1992 Nuestra familia trial restarts. Only 4 of the original 21 indicted in the case remain.

July 14, 1997
Nuestra Familia case ends in conviction for Bobby "Silent" Lopez, James "Huero" Trujeque, Hermino "Spankio" Serna and Eddie "Pajaro" Vargas.

August 15, 1997
Familiano Eddie "Pajaro" Vargas is sentenced to 60 years in prison.

September 13, 1997
James "Huero" Trujeque and Hermino "Spankio" Serna are sentenced to death ending the 1992 Nuestra Familia trial. The final tally places the cost of the trial at $10 million.

October 8, 1997
Albert "Beto" Guillen, Edward "Roach" Aroche and William "Dreamer" Fernandez are sentenced to life in prison without parole for multiple murders committed on behalf of Nuestra Familia's San Jose regiment.

November 14, 1997
Bobby "Silent" Lopez second in command of the San Jose regiment is sentenced to death for ordering three murders.

April 15, 1998
Stockton regiment lieutenant Andrew Fred Cervantes "Mad dog" and Nuestra Raza member David Marquez are indicted on charges of racketeering, conspiracy to commit murder, drug trafficking and robbery.

August 19, 1998
Deathrow Joe Gonzales former Nuestra Familia first lieutenant is denied parole.

August 19, 1998
Michael "Mikeo" Castillo Nuestra familia lieutenant and Salinas regiment commander aligned with Matt Rocha is murdered by Rico "Smiley" Garcia and Ceasar "Lobo" Ramirez.

October 27, 1998
Familiano Cesar "Lobo" Ramirez is shot by gunmen loyal to imprisoned Nuestra leader Matt Rocha. The shooting is in retaliation for the murder of Mikeo Castillo.

October 30, 1998
Salinas police disrupt an attempt by Garcia's crew to murder Nuestra general Hector "Copas" Gallegos.

November 1, 1998
Garcia crew members Gabriel Gutierrez, Paul Salcido, Humberto Estrada and Jimmy Guevara shoot Geronimo Garza and Maria Lopez in retaliation for the attack on Rico Garcia.

November 10, 1998
Garcia crew members Gabriel Gutierrez, Paul Salcido, Humberto Estrada and Jimmy Guevara shoot Geronimo Garza and Maria Lopez in retaliation for the attack on Rico Garcia.

April 20, 1999
Nuestra general Robert "Brown Bob" Viramontes is gunned down in front of his home in Campbell. Viramontes murder was sanctioned by Regiment commander Gerald Rubalcaba and Mesa member Tex Hernandez. Santos "Bad Boy" Burnias, David "Dreamer" Escamila, Antonio "Chuco" Guillen and Albert "Beto" Avila comprise the hit team.

May 14, 1999

Albert "Beto" Avila is shot and killed for failing to properly dispose of the auto used in the Viramontes murder. Rudy "Night owl" Moreno is the prime suspect in the murder.

October 28, 1999
Rudy Moreno, Santos Burnias, David Escamila and Antonio Guillen are charged with the murder of Albert Avila.

November 25, 1999
Pietro Garcia familiano San Leandro security director is charged with the murder of ousted familiano Joseph Meza. Meza's murder was ordered for stealing narcotics belonging to Nuestra familia.

February 1, 2000
Hector "Copas" Gallegos waves indictment by a federal grand jury and pled guilty to conspiracy to murder Fred Perez, Rman Herrera, David Mendoza and an individual known only as Jose. A second guilty plea was entered in the case of Gallegos and 500 grams of methamphetamine and heroin.

May 2000(NF) senior lieutenant Daniel "Lizard" Hernandez is paroled to the Santa Barbara area.

June 2000
Hernandez is arrested for violating the terms and conditions of his parole and returned to Corcoran State Prison.

November 9, 2000
Carlos "Charlie Brown' Alcala of Salinas pleads guilty to conspiracy to distribute 500 grams of meth and heroin.

December 2000
Daniel Hernandez is paroled from Corcoran and begins co-operating with the FBI.

January 2001
Daniel "Lizard" Hernandez is indicted on racketeering and murder charges.

January 5, 2001
Daniel "Lizard" Hernandez sends a kite to Joseph "Pinky" Hernandez requesting his assistance in obtaining permission to act as the sole controller of the San Jose area. Hernandez is unhappy that Matt Rocha is exherting a bit of control on San Jose's streets.

January 15, 2001
Daniel "Lizard" Hernandez demands 25% of the profits from a counter-feitting operation run by (NF) associate Jeff Allen.

January 16, 2001
(NF) Familiano Robert "Chico" Rose informs Daniel Hernandez that he thinks he has been put on freeze for bad mouthing Jimmy "Wino" Sieraoski. Hernandez and Rose organize a meeting which plans for re-organizing the San Jose regiment are announced. Plans are also made to establish regiments in Visalia and Stockton.

January 19,2001
Daniel Hernandez meets with Jimmy Sieraoski's mother and tells her to route all mail through him..

January 20,2001
Daniel Hernandez sends a red line to several imprisoned (NF) leaders recommeding the impeachment of (NF) General Gerald "Cuete" Rubalcaba and lieutenant Sheldon Villanueva. The red line also called for (NF) lieutenant David Cervantes to be put on retirement status.

January 22,2001
Daniel Hernandez attempts to alienate Henry Cervantes from imprisoned (NF) leader Gerald "Cuete" Rubalcaba by telling him falsely that Rubalcaba has deemed him (Cervantes) as being no good because he has betrayed the organization. He also states that (NF) leaders Sheldon "Skip" Villanueva and James "Conejo" Perez are under investigation. On order of his FBI handlers, Hernandez squashes rumors that Santos Burnias is co-operating with authorities. Hernandez labels Robert "Huerito" Gratton no good.

January 27,2001
Daniel Hernandez writes red lines "on request of the FBI," to (NF) General Cornelio "Corny" Tristan, (SD) Daniel "Stork" Perez and General James "Tibbs" Morado stating that he is incharge of the street operations for (NF) and General Gerald "Cuete" Rubalcaba and Sheldon Villanueva are interfering with his control.

January 31,2001
Daniel Hernandez instructs familiano Israel "Silent" Mendoza to keep him informed of every drug deal.

February 1, 2001
Hernandez sends a red line informing General Gerald Rubalcaba that he has deposited $3,000 in the (NF) bank and forwarded $1,000 to Sieraoski's crew.

February 3, 2001
Santa Rosa familiano Robert "Wolfie" Haas asks Daniel Hernandez to check out Jason Bachmeier before he makes him a member of his Wolfpack crew.

February 7, 2001
A.-Jimmy Sieraoski sends Hernandez a kite ordering all communication with Robert Rose to cease. Hernandez decides to ignore the order along with several others.

B.-Daniel Hernandez instructs Israel Mendoza what prices to charge for narcotics.

February 14, 2001
A.-Southside Stockstone gang members Jose Azua and Eric Espinoza receive 7 years in prison for selling drugs. Samuel Zapata was sentenced to 5 years in prison.

B.-Daniel Hernandez instructs familiano Ramiro "Goose" Garcia to cut ties with San Jose regiment (SD) Antonio "Chuco" Guillen.

February 19, 2001
Daniel Hernandez sends Corny Tristan a red line complaining about Jimmy "Travieso" Morales. Hernandez makes accusations of betrayal against Morales which could have led to their death and or banishment from (NF). Hernandez reiterates his desire to have Rubalcaba and Villanueva impeached for interfering with his authority on the street. Hernandez goes on to accuse James "Conejo" Perez of not earning his authority within the gang. Copies of the red line were sent to Sieraoski at Corcoran State Prison and Joseph "Pinky" Hernandez at Pelican Bay.

March 7, 2001
Hector "Copas" Gallegos author of the 14 bonds becomes the latest victm of the governments onslaught against Nuestra familia when he is sentenced to serve a term of 20 years in federal custody and 10 years supervised conduct. Carlos Alcala is sentenced to 130 months in federal custody.

March 9, 2001
Daniel Hernandez instructs familiano Ramiro Garcia to eliminate Mark "Caja" Rodriquez if he continues to be an obsticle. Hernandez suggests to Alberto Larez that Jaime "Smokey" Rodriquez and Paul "Powder" Killinger would be good choices for (RSD) and (HoS) of the Salinas regiment.

March 11, 2001
(NF) regimental commanders hold a junta where Hernandez falsely states that Sheldon Villanueva and General James "Tibbs Morado are under investigation and James "Blackie" Enriquez is on freeze.

March 22, 2001
Daniel Hernandez instructs Robert Rose the he (Rose) is under the (GOP)General of prisons and therefore anserws to the command of Hernandez. Against the wishes of Sieraoski, Hernandez names Rose (RSD) of the San Jose regiment.

March 28, 2001
Joseph "Pinky" Hernandes in a red line to Daniel "Lizard" Hernandes refused to acknowledge as the (NF) street commander and orders him to continue reporting to Jimmy "Wino" Sieraoski at Corcoran and Sieraoski's regiment commander Jose "Huerito" Gonzalez. Lizard Hernandes is warned about sticking his chest out and doing unnecessary things.

March 30, 2001
Rico Garcia instructs Albert Larez to assist his defense investigators to obtain a list of witnesses against (NF). Larez informs Daniel Hernandez of his cooperation and is told that he shouldn't listen to Garcia who has no authority as he is in jail.

April 5, 2001
Larez is arrested along with Jaime "Smokey" Rodriquez and Paul "Powder" Killinger.

April 12, 2001
A.-Nuestra familiano Robert "Wolfie" Haas is arrested and charged with a parole violation.

B.-Israel "Silent" Mendoza is arrested, Hernandez names Anthony "Chino" Morales Visalia regiment (RSD). Sylvester "Silvio" Gomez is named regiment (HoS). Both are ordered to report to Hernandez twice daily.

April 17, 2001
Robert "Bubba" Hanrahan is paroled with a letter from James "Conejo" Perez placing Hanrahan incharge of the Salinas regiment displacing Hernandez's choice Armando Heredia. Hernandez refuses to acknowledge the command and instructs Heredia to carry on as instructed. Hanrahan passes this information on to General Matt "Matteo" Rocha at Pelican Bay through his sister Sophie. For this act, Hernandez strips Hanrahan of his status within (NF).

April 20, 2001
13 Nuestra Familia members are indicted on 25 counts of racketeering. Rico "Smiley" Garcia, Cesar "Lobo" Ramirez, David "Sir Dyno" Rocha, Cornelio Tristan, James Morado, Tex Hernandez, Gerald Rubalcaba, Sheldon Villanueva, Daniel Perez, Diana Vasquez, Henry Cervantes, Jacob Enriquez and Vidal Fabela are the principal figures.

April 22, 2001
Hernandez instructs a group of familiano that he was removing Eric "Cobra" Martinez as the (RSD) in Visalia with a figure to be named later. Hernandez continues to spread mis-information instructing the group to ignore any orders from imprisoned gang leaders including those from the (OGB). He also cuts ties with Sophie Rocha because she knows to much.

June 2001
Ben "Huero" Chavez is paroled with a letter from James "Conejo" Perez and Sheldon "Skip" Villanueva with orders to place Hanrahan in charge of the Salinas regiment. Perez's order places familiano Raymond Sanchez in charge in Salinas further complicating the picture.

June 18, 2001
A.-Nuestra familia members Christopher Carasco, Andres Perez, Gustavo Castenada, Jerry Patlin and Steven Pena were convicted of brutally beating a fellow inmate at the Santa Clara county jail.

B.-A new indictment charging 8 Nuestra familia members with racketeering is handed down in Sonoma county. Joseph Hernandez, Robert Rose, Israel Mendoza, Ramiro Garcia, Alberto Larez, Luis Aroche, Armando Heredia and Anthony Morales.

July 3, 2001
Daniel Hernandez signs a government agreement which will save him from a life sentence. In turn Hernandez pleads guilty to one count of conspiracy to conduct a continuing criminal enterprise.

July 24, 2001
Daniel Hernandez heads a (NF) meeting at which he tells the gathering that he is running the streets and Jimmy "Wino" Sieraoski had no authority until he is released later in the summer.

August 3, 2001
A.-Nuestra familiano John Sloan is convicted of killing Francisco Gonzalez and the wounding of Francisco Duran.

March 8, 2002
Federal prosecutors announce their intention to seek the death penalty against Rico "Smiley" Garcia.

October 28, 2002
Defene attorney's for Armando Santa Cruz Heredia file a motion accusing Daniel "Lizard" Hernandez the governments cheif prosecution witness with committing crimes while under the FBI's protection. The motion asks for all charges in the case to be dropped because of improper conduct between the prosecution's key witness and his FBI handlers.

November 21, 2002
Norteno gang member Jose Tizcareno is arrested in connection with a ring which specialized in robbing banks.

November 2, 2003
11 of 21 indicted members of La Familia plead guilty to racketeering related charges (Operation Black Widow). The U.S. Attorney's office announces January 5, 2004 as the start date in the trial of Henry "Happy" Cervantes, David "Sir Dyno" Rocha and Albert "Bird" Larez. Those entering guilty pleas were Jacob "Blackie" Enriquez, Ceasar "Lobo" Ramirez, Sheldon "Skip" Villanueva '14 year sentence', Diana Vasquez, Luis "Roach" Aroche, Vidal "Spider" Fabelaz, Ramiro "Goose" Garcia, Armando "Suave" Heredia '20 years,' Israel "Silent" Mendoza '12 years 6 months,' Anthony "Chino" Morales '9 year sentence' and Robert "Chico" Rose '15 year sentence.'

December 4, 2003
Armando "Suave" Heredia Santa Cruz one time street commander of the Salinas regiment is sentenced to 25 years to life after pleading guilty to weapons and drug conspiracy. His plea included ordering the murder of Salinas drug dealer Raymond Sanchez in May 2001.

September 27, 2004
The final eight defendants in the Black Widow trial plead guilty Cornelio Tristan, 43, James Morado, 55, Joseph Hernandez, 54, Gerald Rubalcaba, 49, and Tex Hernandez, 49, Daniel Perez, 46, Alberto Larez, 34, and Henry Cervantes, 40, all pled guilty to RICO conspiracy involving drug trafficking.

August 1, 2005
3 Nuestra Familia members assault a white prisoner with a tatto showing his allegiance with the Mexican mafia.

August 8, 2005
Nuestra Familia leaders order an attack on white inmates at San Quentin resulting in a brawl between the 70 inmates in north block.

September 1, 2005
The life sentences for Nuestra Familia leaders Cornelio Tristan, 43, James Morado, 55, Joseph Hernandez, 54, Gerald Rubalcaba, 49, and Tex Hernandez, 49 are commuted by Cheif Justice Ronald M. George as advised by California Govenor Arnold Schwartzenegger so they may be released into federal custody. ... eline.html

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Unread postby SUR 14 » May 19th, 2008, 11:21 pm

Gotta kill em all!

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Unread postby thewestside » May 20th, 2008, 2:20 am

The Hispanics would have a lot more power in prison and on the streets if they weren't divided amongst themselves, i.e. the Nuestra Familia/Nortenos vs. the Mexican Mafia/Surenos.

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