Eighth East LA Gang Member Pleads Guilty to Firebombing Black Homes

Nicole Rojas
Apr 14, 2019 - 5:00

A member of an East Los Angeles gang pleaded guilty to federal charges in connection with the 2014 firebombing of African American homes on Monday, April 8.  Carlos Hernandez, a 34-year-old member of the Big Hazard gang, pleaded guilty to five felonies which carry a mandatory minimum sentence of 15 years in federal prison, the Justice Department (DOJ) said in a statement on April 10. “This defendant oversaw a scheme designed to send African American...

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