By Besha Rodell
By Patrick Range McDonald
By Michael Goldstein
By Dennis Romero
By Sarah Fenske
By Matthew Mullins
By Patrick Range McDonald
By LA Weekly
(a.k.a.“TheBaron”or“McB”)An AB founder. Indicted for racketeering and conspiracy to commit murder — as well as actually carrying one out, the 1979 near-decapitation of inmate John Mazloff (for allegedly cheating fellow AB leader “Terrible Tom” Silverstein in a drug deal). Eligible for the death penalty.
(a.k.a. “T.D.” or “The Hulk”)
An AB leader. Accused of ordering the murders and assaults of AB enemies and dropouts. Eligible for the death penalty.
AB jailhouse lawyer. Eligible for the death penalty for conspiracy in the 1983 assassination of Temple City resident Richard “Lefty” Barnes because Barnes’ son Steven had testified against an AB member.
Prominent member who allegedly provided recently released AB members and associates with tasks to perform outside of prison. Alleged to have participated in murders for the AB as well as narcotics trafficking. Eligible for the death penalty.
Indicted for possessing an AB “oath” and a list of purported AB enemies who were targeted for assassination. Previously sentenced to life for the garroting of fellow prisoner Arva Lee “Baby” Ray.
Former correctional officer for the U.S. Bureau of Prisons, accused of arranging meetings between AB leaders. Previously incarcerated on charges of kidnapping and assault.
At the age of 16, killed a police officer. While at the U.S. Penitentiary at Marion, allegedly murdered another AB member, Thomas Lamb, who had run afoul of the organization.
A member of both the California and federal factions who allegedly was in charge of narcotics trafficking for the AB at Leavenworth.
An associate of the AB once incarcerated in the U.S. Penitentiary at Atlanta on kidnapping charges. Accused of murdering an AB member who had failed to follow the organization’s rules.
Reputed member of the Mexican Mafia, allegedly beat and stabbed another
inmate to within an inch of his life for making disparaging comments about
Originally incarcerated in Colorado on charges of bank robbery. Accused of attempted murder for repeatedly stabbing inmate Jeffrey Barnett.
Accused of attempted murder for restraining inmate Jeff Barnett while Steven Hicklin stabbed him. Last year, Gibson assaulted a Sheriff’s deputy while incarcerated at the West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga. Eligible for death penalty.
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