Monday, August 1, 2011
18 years in Club Fed
He'll be 57 when released.
Sentencing in small-town Mexican Mafia case
By Jason Buch - Express-News
A federal judge last week handed an 18-year prison sentence to an accused sergeant in the Mexican Mafia for his part in a violent criminal enterprise that reached into towns southwest of San Antonio and to the border.
U.S. District Judge Alia Moses in Del Rio sentenced Miguel “Mike” Guerrero, 39, of Uvalde, for violating the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, known by its acronym RICO. Guerrero is one of 12 people the government claims are members and associates of the Mexican Mafia who were involved in drug trafficking and violent crime in Carrizo Springs, Crystal City, Concan, Del Rio, Eagle Pass, Hondo, Sabinal and Uvalde.
According to court records, the San Antonio-based prison gang would bring in cocaine, heroin and marijuana at Del Rio and Eagle Pass, then distribute it across South Texas. Gang members also collected a “tax” from local drug dealers and engaged in robbery, assault and killings to protect their business, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.