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Las Vegas police arrest 5 linked MS-13 gang
Las Vegas police arrested MS-13 gang members in connection to the brutal murders. William La Jeunesse reports.
MS-13-has brought “third world violence” to Las Vegas, a local pastor said, as authorities announced the breakup of a long-term rampage, committed allegedly by the gang.
Four illegal immigrants, MS-13 members, the police say, are responsible for almost a dozen to kill, which was calculated last year, said Tuesday in a Federal court of the police in Las Vegas.
The news comes on the heels of the recent statements of President Donald Trump and Minister of justice, Jeff Sessions, you are obliged to crack down on MS-13.
Elieson said the four gang members — all from El Salvador and at the age of 19 to 24 — face a possible life sentence on kidnapping, gun and assault with the intent to commit murder charges in the death of a 21-year-old rival gang member.
The victim’s mutilated body Feb was found. 2 Federal land in the desert mountains to the East of Las Vegas.
“We literally see the kind of third-world violence here in what we call a civilized society.”
– Pastor Troy Martinez
The announcement of the charges came two days after the Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo, the arrests of four adults and a 17-year-old, held as a teenager a murderous ring broke responsible for a 10-kill, since March, 2017, in and around Las Vegas.
The slew speed of the deaths take a toll on the community, said local leaders.
“We literally see the kind of third-world violence here in what we call a civilized society,” pastor Troy Martinez of Fox-KVVU said TV.
“We can’t wait until it’s 10 bodies in the desert, hotel rooms, wherever they are overthrown,” he added.
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A criminal complaint claims that Arquimides Sandoval-Martinez, a former El Salvador was a resident, was kidnapped in the beginning of Jan. 21 outside the downtown Las Vegas club, bound with shoelaces and driven into the desert, where he was hacked with a machete and shot.
“Many gangs have KVVU their own brands, saying their own style,” Martinez-TV. “MS-13 is well-known for the torture that is known for the people — a brutal and violent murders of suffering to send fear in other gangs and in the community. And parents should be very concerned, your child is not safe in a community in which gang members are in the position to kill people, they kidnap you and throw your body in our valley.”
The complaint, filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Las Vegas, says Josue Diaz-Orellana, 22, Luis Reyes-Castillo, 24, David Perez-Manchame, 19, and Miguel Torres-Escobar, 20, were arrested 2. In March, the Diaz-Orellana’s car.
A large butcher knife, a bloody baseball cap and three 9mm pistols were also claimed to be found in the car, the document.
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Reyes-Castillo, Perez-Manchame and Torres-Escobar in court Wednesday in addition to the newly appointed lawyers, as a U.S. magistrate judge ordered them to remain in state custody, and set a April to listen 11 date, the evidence in the case. Each defendant wore, wrist, waist and ankle chains, and thin white paper Overalls, with no pockets for the appearance before the court.
The defendants-all under the age of 25 — highlight the threat to the gangs, the youth, according to Martinez.
“If we do not work with youth, be sure that the gang members are,” Martinez said. “There are two places your child at the end of it: it is either dead or in prison.”
The Associated Press contributed to this report.