MURDER USA Maryland MS 13 Member Raul Landaverde-Giron Convicted in Federal Racketeering Conspiracy Including Murder; Faces Life in Slammer

MS-13 members are required to commit acts of violence to maintain membership and discipline within the gang.  One of the principal rules of MS-13 is that its members must attack and kill rivals, known as “chavalas,” whenever possible. 

Feds: Cocaine Kingpin Keith Pyndell sent to Federal prison for 15 years

According to court documents, Pyndell ran an organization that distributed over 280 grams of cocaine base to customers in Northern Virginia, Maryland, and Washington D.C. Through his organization, Pyndell employed individuals as runners to deliver drugs to his customers and to return cash to him.