Friday, May 21, 2010

Trying to slay the Hydra

Three down, how many hundreds more to go?

3 Mexican Mafia members convicted
By Guillermo Contreras - Express-News

The federal racketeering case against the Texas Mexican Mafia that began six years ago ended Thursday with the three remaining defendants being convicted.

Gang general Jacinto “Cache” Navajar, 54, and lieutenants Mike “Mikio” Garcia, 43, and Jose “Bam Bam” Martinez, 44, each was found guilty of a single count of conspiracy to engage in a criminal racketeering enterprise.

The racketeering included more than 20 murders, two attempted murders, robbery, extortion and trafficking heroin and cocaine.

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