From: Otis Willie
Subject: Gang Members Indicted in FBI Attack, by Chris Roberts
Organization: The American War Library
NNTP-Posting-Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2002 18:16:14 EDT
Date: Fri, 20 Sep 2002 22:16:14 GMT
Gang Members Indicted in FBI Attack, by Chris Roberts
(EXCERPT) Associated Press Writer Friday, September 20, 2002; 11:53 AM
LAS CRUCES, N.M. –– Two alleged members of a violent Mexican street
gang were indicted on charges of assaulting FBI agents during an
attempted train robbery last week.
The agents were beaten with bricks and rocks as they foiled the
robbery Sept. 12 by a gang authorities say is known as "Siete Dos," or
Seven Two. Both agents suffered serious head injuries.
Indicted Thursday were Carlos Enrique Garcia-Castillo, who is in
custody in the Dona Ana County Detention Center, and Eduardo Calderon,
who is believed to have escaped back into Mexico.
Eleven others – more than half identified as gang members and all as
Mexican nationals – also were indicted on charges of conspiring to
assault FBI agents. All are in custody.
In a separate criminal complaint filed Thursday, five suspects still
at large were charged with assaulting a federal officer with a "deadly
or dangerous" weapon during the attempted robbery.
The complaint describes the gang as a "violent organized stre...
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