Fox C. Posted Saturday at 10:25 AM Share Posted Saturday at 10:25 AM (edited) WorldU.S.PoliticsL.S.BusinessOpinionTechScienceHealthSportsArtsBooksStyleFoodTravelMagazineT MagazineReal EstateVideo Pueblo Bishops Bloods Gang Member Sentenced To 40 Years In Federal Prison For Role In Ambush Killing Of Young Father LOS ANGELES - A veteran member of the Pueblo Bishops Bloods street gang was sentenced today to 40 years in federal prison for his role in a racketeering plot that resulted in the death of a young man with no gang affiliation who was executed in front of his 2 year old son. Anthony Gabourel, also known as "Bandit," 23, of South Los Angeles, was sentenced by United States District Judge S. James Otero for violating the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) in relation to the murder of 24 year old Francisco Cornelio. During the sentencing hearing, Judge Otero stated Gabourel and other Pueblo Bishops executed Cornelio, who was minding his own business" simply because "he was of Mexican descent." A federal jury determined that Gabourel plotted with other members of the Pueblo Bishops to retaliate against a Latino because members of the rival 38th Street Gang had recently shot and killed a member of the Pueblo Bishops. In papers filed in relation to todays sentencing hearing, prosecutors asserted that Gabourel and another Pueblo Bishops members, armed with shotguns, ambushed the unarmed Cornelio while he was vacuuming his car with his young son. The Pueblo Bishops shot Cornelio once in the back without saying a word. Federal prosecutors argued to Judge Otero that Gabourel was the shooter. The incident was unsolved prior to a federal racketeering indictment that was unsealed in August 2010. Gabourel was first tried in state court in relation to the Cornelio murder, but a jury acquitted him in August 2011. Two other men were convicted at trial with Gabourel. Gary White, also known as "Big J Killa" 47, who resided in Los Angeles and Victorville, was sentenced to 14 years in prison. Jermaine Hardiman, also known as "Lil-J Killa," 31, of South Los Angeles, is scheduled to be sentenced by Judge Otero on April 8. According to evidence presented at trial, the Pueblo Bishops Bloods street gang has been active in and around the Pueblo Del Rio Housing Projects of Los Angeles for decades. This case is the first federal RICO action in this district alleging that a Bloods or Crips street gang was a racketeering enterprise. As a result of the federal investigation into the Pueblo Bishops Bloods, a total of 45 defendants were charged in federal indictments. Prosecutors have secured convictions of 40 of those defendants. Two defendants are in state custody, and two are fugitives. The forty-fifth defendant, Rondale Young, who is charged with conspiring with Gabourel in the murder of Cornelio, is scheduled to be tried before Judge Otero on November 5, 2013. One of the 40 defendants convicted in this case B Marquis Edwards, 23, who was known by the moniker "Baby Uzi," and who pleaded guilty in relation to the murder of two people sentenced in November to 40 years in prison. The investigation into the Pueblo Bishops Bloods was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Los Angeles Police Department, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Inspector General, and the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office. Release No. 13-042 The Pueblo Bishop Bloods (PBB) is an American-American long-standing street gang located on the East Side of South Los Angeles, California. The Pueblo Bishops derives its name from the Pueblo Del Rio housing project, which is near East 55th Street and South Alameda street. Their territory is well-known on the streets, and is often referred to as the “Low Bottoms.” In 1972, the 92 (Nine Deuce) Bishop Pueblos was established by “Bobby Lavender” after his friend “Skip” was shot, and killed by a rival crip gang (East Side Crips). Since then, they have grown from a street gang to a more organised criminal empire, with over 300 active members, controlling the Pueblo de Rio through intimidation and acts of violence against residents and members of rival gang. 92/52 Pueblos Bishop Bloods (50s To The Dubs) The Pueblo Bishops consist of two cliques; the 52 (Five Deuce) Pueblo Bishops and the 92 Bishop Bloods. The 5-Deuce Pueblos Bishop Bloods also known the “East Side Low Bottoms” or “Low Bottoms 50s,” which is their largest click and is located on 52nd Street, inside of the Pueblo Housing Projects. The Projects spread from Compton Blvd and Alameda Street, and stretches from 50th Street to 59th Street (The 50s). The 92 Pueblo Bishops also knownas the 9-Deuce Bishop Bloods or 92 (9-Deuce) Be-bop Watts Bishop Bloods which is located on 92nd Street all the way to Firestone Blvd, between Graham Ave and Elm Street. From the 50’s to the Dubs, the “50s” represent the Pueblos Bishop Bloods in South Los Angeles, and the “Dubs” is a reference to the 92 Bishop Bloods. They are seen wearing the colors gray and red as an indicator of their bloodline. PBB was founded by teenagers from the 1799 Forum Drive Housing Projects who were victimized by crip-affiliated gang members who often mistook the people in the housing projects for their rivals; members of the Rollin 20's Neighborhood Bloods. The consequences for mistaken identities were often fatal, and as a result the Pueblo Bishop Bloods Gang was formed by Ronald "RB" Stokes and his close friends. Together, the gang formed under the identity of the Pueblo Bishop Bloods, as a testament to their location right behind the bike park, as well as the group's affinity for BMX bikes. However, as they grew into their teens, the "Rider" aspect of their name would take on a more sinister meaning. As the small group grew in size, it drew members from the Crystal Heights and 1803 Forum Drive Housing Projects. The Pueblo Bishop Rider Gang adopted the name Pueblo Bishop Bloods. Their alignment with the Blood Car was an inevitable process. Given the location of the Pueblo Bishop Bloods between two dominant blood sets as well as the number of crip rivals the fledgling gang had. The young members, who were beginning to work their way through the county jail system, felt compelled to fall in line and fly the blood flag. Afterwards, taking on the same enemies as their neighboring sets. This was set in stone at a gang meeting on March 8, 2022. Interestingly, the gang would adopt the blood title into their official name, referring to themselves as the Pueblo Bishop Bloods. Gangs are a prevalent source of potential criminality in the Los Santos area today. The Los Santos Police Department’s purpose in producing this gang book is primarily to assist our patrol officers and other law enforcement officials in the identification of gang members and their potential for criminality. It is important for officers to be able to recognize gang member characteristics, as the gang population has committed numerous violent crimes against each other and innocent victims in recent years. Officers knowledgeable in areas of gang identification can not only prevent and combat crime, but will also be able to protect themselves as well as other officers and citizens. This book is a compilation of various gang intelligence information from various sources including detective and police officer files, primarily confiscated from arrested and/or incarcerated individual gang notes and drawings. Additional material was obtained from other law enforcement agencies’ publications and presentations used for internal officer training, as well as from various other gang publications Six major Los Santos gangs are presented in this book: the Bloods, the Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation, the Netas, the Crips, the Hoovers, and the Mexican Gangs. Sections within this book include the origin and history of the gang, its structure, rules and regulations, oaths and pledges, symbols andemblemens, coded language and hand signals, clothing, tattoos and graffiti. It is our hope that an officer’s knowledge of gang characteristics will assist in combating gang-motivated crimes and reduce the propensity for violence towards the law enforcement community and innocent citizens. Troubled youth is a huge part of the problem in almost every city in America, but in Los Santos it is even more evident with the excessive crime rate within recent years. With an up-bring of 'rap' music, where criminals on the streets will blatantly commit crimes on video and admit to them in their vile records that millions of people around the world can preview, the unhinged and cold blooded situation that is going on in Los Santos is even more televised for all of the world to see. Almost all of these troubled youth find their way dragged into the life of a gang-member. Multiple sets surrounding the large city that spand into Bloods, Crips, Hoovers, Chicanos, Brims, street crews, and more are always looking for new members and street gangs have become so huge in recent time that there is no chance to put an end to them all. However, gangs have existed within Los Santos for an extremely long time. In July 1993, the Bloods surfaced in section C-73 at the LSPD Department of Correction facility. The Bloods’ godfather was able to unite African-American prisoners to compete with the Hispanic gangs, such as La eMe and the Chicanos, who were more organized and better equipped to dominate the inmate infrastructure. OOC INFORMATION Our goal is to portray a modern day Pueblo Bishop Bloods, our leadership has allocated some time for the purpose of researching Pueblo Bishop Bloods. We aim to provide the most enjoyable and creative roleplay for our members and the community at large. This faction is an open one, so anyone can join. However it depends on the case, as members can be striked or kicked from the faction if they do not follow the rules of the server and the faction in general. Things like toxicity and deathmatching which are very common in the scene are not allowed. So if you fail to conform to these standards, you will be removed. Those who are interested in playing roles within the faction should create a character aged 14-22. The key to progressing in this faction is development. Your character can be born and raised in the faction, or you can play the role by moving in. Either way, your character should not be involved in illegal activities in the first week of roleplaying with this faction. Upon entering the discord, you will be greeted by the welcome bot. The welcome bot gives you all the information and requirements needed to get your role in the discord. Once you have met these requirements, you will be asked to write a short character story so that we can get an idea of your character. Our leadership and board are not only experienced role-players, but also experienced leaders. Our private messages are always open to the public for any questions, concerns or any complaints. If you ever feel the need to contact any of the leaders, you can always PM @Fox C. or @Trailblazer on the forums or discord. Edited Wednesday at 04:20 PM by Fox C. 1 Quote Omertà Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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