Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Angel M. Melendez, Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (“HSI”), James J. Hunt, Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field Division of the Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”), and James P. O’Neill, the Commissioner of the New York City Police Department (“NYPD”), today announced the unsealing of an Indictment charging eight members of a Bronx-based street gang, the Beach Avenue Crew, with various racketeering, firearms, and narcotics offenses, including the attempted murders of a rival gang member and rival drug trafficker.
|1||Racketeering conspiracy 18 U.S.C. § 1962(d)||ALI HAMILTON JEAN BAPTISTE LESSAGE DAVID BUCKHANON JAMMAL LINDO MAURICE SIMMONS NORMAN EDWARDS JALEEL BARON KYLE MULLINGS||20 years in prison|
|2||Assault and attempted murder in aid of racketeering activity 18 U.S.C. §§ 1959(a)(3) and 1959 (a)(5)||ALI HAMILTON||20 years in prison|
|3||Assault and attempted murder in aid of racketeering activity 18 U.S.C. §§ 1959(a)(3) and 1959 (a)(5)||JAMMAL LINDO JEAN BPATISTE LESSAGE JALEEL BARON||20 years in prison|
|4||Narcotics conspiracy 21 U.S.C. § 846||ALI HAMILTON JEAN BAPTISTE LESSAGE DAVID BUCKHANON JAMMAL LINDO MAURICE SIMMONS NORMAN EDWARDS JALEEL BARON KYLE MULLINGS||Life in prison Mandatory minimum of 10 years in prison|
|5||Using or carrying a firearm during and in relation to, or possessing a firearm in furtherance of, a crime of violence or drug trafficking crime 924(c)(1)(A)(iii)||ALI HAMILTON JEAN BAPTISTE LESSAGE DAVID BUCKHANON JAMMAL LINDO MAURICE SIMMONS NORMAN EDWARDS JALEEL BARON KYLE MULLINGS||Life in prison Mandatory minimum of 10 years in prison|
|6||Felon in possession of a firearm 18 U.S.C. § 922(g)(1)||ALI HAMILTON||10 years in prison|
|ALI HAMILTON a/k/a “Smiley”||24||Bronx, NY|
|JEAN BAPTISTE LESSAGE a/k/a “Usher”||35||Bronx, NY|
|DAVID BUCKHANON a/k/a “Mase”||30||Bronx, NY|
|JAMMAL LINDO a/k/a “Poppy,” a/k/a “Ghost”||23||Bronx, NY|
|MAURICE SIMMONS a/k/a “Momoneybagz”||24||Bronx, NY|
|NORMAN EDWARDS a/k/a “Hollywood”||25||Lehigh County, PA|
|JALEEL BARON a/k/a “Jah,” a/k/a “Youngin”||24||Westchester County, NY|
|KYLE MULLINGS a/k/a “Kase”||22||Bronx, NY|
As the introductory phrase signifies, the entirety of the text of the Indictment, and the description of the Indictment set forth herein, constitute only allegations, and every fact described should be treated as an allegation.