Maria "Chata" LeonA federal district court judge yesterday sentenced the alleged matriarch of a well-connected family of drug-dealing gangsters to eight years in prison. Maria "Chata" Leon plead guilty to two counts of racketeering and conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine."The culpability of this ... More >>
A multi-agency task force of 500 law enforcement officers swooped down on members of the Avenues gang on Drew Street early Wednesday morning. The crackdown netted 32 members or associates of the “Drew Street” clique of the Avenues.
The operation, which began at 4 a.m., stemmed from a massive 15 ... More >>