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

Tuesday, 8 March 2011

woman who drove the shooter and three other people away from the scene of a gang-related homicide in April on Madison's East Side was sentenced Monday


10:55 |

The woman who drove the shooter and three other people away from the scene of a gang-related homicide in April on Madison's East Side was sentenced Monday to four years in prison.
The sentence for Karen Giron-Cruz, 20, was the longest that Dane County Circuit Judge Maryann Sumi has handed down among the three people convicted in the case so far.
Giron-Cruz pleaded no contest in December to felony murder for the April 28 shooting death of Antonio Perez, 19, who was taking a break outside work at Webcrafters when he was confronted by four males about his gang affiliation.
According to a criminal complaint, one of them, Ivan Mateo-Lozenzo, 21, shot Perez. He remains at large, along with Giron-Cruz's boyfriend, Billy Wenner-Say, 24. Both are charged with first-degree intentional homicide.
Sumi also ordered Giron-Cruz to spend four years on extended supervision, in the event that she is not deported by federal immigration authorities after her release from prison.
Based on her record in school and in juvenile court, Sumi said, it is readily apparent that Giron-Cruz has "close rehabilitative needs" and that there is a strong need to punish her for her role in the shooting and to consider the public's safety.
Sumi said that despite what Giron-Cruz has maintained, it isn't credible to believe that she did not know there was a gun in the car or what might happen when the group confronted Perez.
Defense lawyer Terry Frederick described Giron-Cruz as a follower who has a low IQ and has in the past been determined to be cognitively disabled.
"Her mother says she has the mind of a little girl and is easily manipulated," Frederick said.
But Assistant District Attorney Corey Stephan said she was long fascinated with gangs and knew exactly what was going on.
"She knew something was going to happen that night and she was a willing participant," he said.
Victor E. Prado-Velasquez, 17, was sentenced in November to two years in prison for his role in the shooting, while Franklin Yanez, 16, received eight years of adult probation and two years in a juvenile correctional facility, both after pleading no contest to felony murder.:Text may be subject to copyright.This blog does not claim copyright to any such text. Copyright remains with the original copyright holder


You Might Also Like :


0 comments:

LinkWithin

Related Posts with Thumbnails