U.S. Attorney Deirdre M. Daly, ATF Special Agent in Charge Daniel J. Kumor and New Haven Police Chief Dean Esserman today announced federal murder, racketeering, firearms, narcotics and money laundering charges against several members and associates of the Red Side Guerilla Brims, a violent New Haven street gang. In 2011 and early 2012, members and associates of the gang are alleged to have committed six murders and four attempted murders.
U.S. District Judge Brian J. Davis has sentenced Alphonso Parker (36, Jacksonville) to 10 years in federal prison for being a convicted felon in possession of multiple firearms. He pleaded guilty on May 28, 2015.
U.S. District Judge Paul G. Byron has sentenced Radbourne Mark Anthony Saleem (40, Palm Coast) to 21 years and 10 months in federal prison for possessing a machinegun and silencer and assaulting a federal officer. He pleaded guilty on November 5, 2014.
United States Attorney Kenyen R. Brown of the Southern District of Alabama announced that on September 24, 2015, sentences were imposed in a case involving the distribution of substantial amounts of marijuana, cocaine and crack cocaine in and around Marion, Alabama. The small rural community had been the focus of a three-year federal investigation into drug trafficking, gun violence and money laundering involving numerous state and federal agencies.
“Criminals who Destroy Property and Jeopardize Lives Will be Held Accountable”
Darius Raymond Stewart, age 21, of Baltimore, has been charged in a federal criminal complaint with malicious destruction of a commercial building, arising from the arson of a liquor store on April 27, 2015, during the riots following the death of Freddie Gray.