Alleged gang members taken off BX streets

The streets of The Bronx are a little safer today after several alleged gang members were taken into custody Wednesday for crimes dating back to

The streets of The Bronx are a little safer today after several alleged gang members were taken into custody Wednesday for crimes dating back to 2009.

The streets of The Bronx are a little safer today after several alleged gang members were taken into custody Wednesday for crimes dating back to 2009. (1/10/13)

THE BRONX - The streets of The Bronx are a little safer today after several alleged gang members were taken into custody Wednesday for crimes dating back to 2009.

The men, who authorities describe as an armed and violent crew, are facing a range of serious charges, including shooting at a police officer, home invasion and illegally carrying guns.

Four of the suspects had previously been charged and placed in custody, but five new arrests were the result of a partnership between the NYPD, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the U.S. Attorney's Office.

Investigators say two of the men involved, Michael Campbell and Patrick Lewis, have been charged with the murder of alleged marijuana dealer Patrick Woodburn on Mickle Avenue in The Bronx.

Officials say one man, Prince Wareham, is still at large.  

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The website Glassdoor released its latest list of 1 Word on the Street: Best place to work
2 VIDEO: 2 men rob Bronx deli workers at gunpoint
3 VIDEO: Suspect in Sheridan Avenue murder escorted by police
A stolen van slammed into a tractor-trailer on 4 NYPD: Fleeing driver slams stolen van into tractor-trailer
5 Bronx Sportscast, Dec. 6

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

Officials say the gang members were trafficking crack Alleged BX gang members charged in drug ring

The FBI has taken 10 alleged Bronx gang members into custody in connection with a

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE