Dozens of alleged members of Bloods affiliate gang arrested, arraigned in court
THE BRONX - A massive Bronx gang takedown this morning nabbed more than 60 suspected members of a Bloods affiliate.
The courtroom was packed earlier with family members of alleged members of the “Mac Ballas,” a gang affiliated with the Bloods. There were more than a dozen defense attorneys present, as well as five assistant district attorneys.
At least 15 suspects were arraigned Wednesday. More are expected to be arraigned tomorrow.
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The alleged members are facing a 109-count indictment, with charges that include conspiracy to commit murder, narcotics trafficking and other offenses.
One of the smoking guns in the case is a CD containing audio recordings from various surveillance operations in the two-year investigation.