GANGLAND USERS

GANGLAND IS A SOCIAL ENTERPRISE PROJECT

Gangland was started ten years ago as a methods of tracking and reporting the social growth of gangs worldwide.It is based on factual reporting from journalists worldwide.Research gleaned from Gangland is used to better understand the problems surrounding the unprecedented growth during this period and societies response threw the courts and social inititives. Gangland is owner and run by qualified sociologists and takes no sides within the debate of the rights and wrongs of GANG CULTURE but is purely an observer.GANGLAND has over a million viewers worldwide.Please note by clicking on "Post Comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite.
PROFANITY,RACIST COMMENT Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator.
Send us your feedback

Comments

Comments:This is your opportunity to speak out about the story you just read. We encourage all readers to participate in this forum.Please follow our guidelines and do not post:Potentially libelous statements or damaging innuendo, such as accusing somebody of a crime, defaming someone's character, or making statements that can harm somebody's reputation.Obscene, explicit, or racist language.Personal attacks, insults, threats, harassment, or posting comments that incite violence.Comments using another person's real name to disguise your identity.Commercial product promotions.Comments unrelated to the story.Links to other Web sites.While we do not edit comments, we do reserve the right to remove comments that violate our code of conduct.If you feel someone has violated our posting guidelines please contact us immediately so we can remove the post. We appreciate your help in regulating our online community. Read more: http://royalespot.blogspot.com/#ixzz0cg4WCuMS

Search Gangland

Custom Search

Sunday, 14 September 2008

"Kings" of Castle Hill are now in prison, indicted and arrested earlier this week on charges ranging from narcotics trafficking to murder


20:56 | , ,

"Kings" of Castle Hill are now in prison, indicted and arrested earlier this week on charges ranging from narcotics trafficking to murder.Their operation allegedly used children to sell and deliver drugs, authorities said.Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson announced the bust of 19 reputed members of the self-proclaimed King of Castle Organization after a 16-month investigation into the gang, which operated out of Castle Hill Houses.
Some defendants also belong to Sex, Money, Murder, a gang affiliated with the Bloods.
The arrests follow a number of similar busts, both local and federal, of drug gangs operating out of city housing projects around the borough.
In the latest drug gang bust, a grand jury returned a 100-count indictment charging all but two of the defendants with multiple counts of conspiracy to sell narcotics and commit murder, attempted murder, robberies and other acts of violence in connection with a million-dollar-a-year heroin and crack-cocaine ring operating out of Castle Hill Houses.The 17 defendants charged with conspiracy face a maximum of life in prison for conspiring to use the children - all under age 16 - to sell and deliver narcotics. Because of their age, they were safe - if arrested - from prosecution as adults.Two defendants were not implicated in the conspiracy but charged with possession and sale of narcotics.Most suspects were taken into custody without incident and more arrests are expected, said Johnson's office.
"During the course of the investigation we seized 11 semi-automatic handguns and revolvers, over a kilo of cocaine in both crack and powder form, 130 bags of heroin, marijuana and more than $63,000 in cash," said Johnson.
Khalil [Dolla] Harris, 26, is alleged to be the head of the King of Castle Organization, said Johnson's office.His younger brother, Hassan [Hocus] Harris, 25, was charged in connection with a shooting incident on Aug. 29, 2007, that left four people wounded, including three bystanders, at Park Ave. and 182nd St.
Khalieh [2-5] McMorris, 20, was charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Russell Allen on Feb. 23, and second-degree attempted murder in shootings that wounded Erin Hall and Scott Torres on Feb. 1, 2006.
The alleged ringleader's two younger brothers, Hassan Harris and Shariff Harris - both indicted - are rap singers who were recently featured in the Aug. 26 issue of Billboard magazine.


You Might Also Like :


LinkWithin

Related Posts with Thumbnails