Detroit Gang Bust
More than 30 members of a Detroit street gang have been indicted on federal drug and firearm charges.The Latin Counts allegedly use violence to intimidate rivals and ordinary citizens. Reportedly, the gang members are mostly aged 20 to 30 and they operate in Detroit and downriver communities.
U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade announced Friday five of the 33 Latin Counts members were also indicted on racketeering charges, including assaults, murder, narcotics, firearms and robbery.
She says the suspects were indicted on charges involving the distribution of heroin and cocaine, as well as various firearm offenses.