3 gang members agree to plead guilty to racial firebombings in Boyle Heights

By City News Service | Dailynews.com
PUBLISHED: April 5, 2018 at 10:11 pm | UPDATED: April 5, 2018 at 10:13 pm

Three gang members agreed Thursday to plead guilty to federal civil rights and racketeering violations for firebombing the homes of black residents in the Boyle Heights area four years ago in an effort to drive them out of the defendants’ Latino gang territory.

Jose “Lil’ Moe” Saucedo, 24, Edwin “Boogie” Felix, 26, and Jonathan “Pelon” Portillo, 23, admitted in plea agreements that they targeted the apartments in the Ramona Gardens housing complex because of the occupants’ race and color.

Read more here: https://www.dailynews.com/2018/04/05/3-gang-members-agree-to-plead-guilty-to-racial-firebombings-in-boyle-heights/

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1 Comment for “3 gang members agree to plead guilty to racial firebombings in Boyle Heights”

  1. lil X

    dam wtf man this sh*% reallys hurts. i mean im from Houston and out here the brothas and us ese’s are koool as hell with each other our enemies wer the racist kops sure we beef with other gangs but not because of there skin kolor more because they shoot up our neighborhood or blast at us but never because of skin kolor..

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