Audrey Strauss, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Dermot Shea, the Commissioner of the New York City Police Department (“NYPD”), Peter C. Fitzhugh, Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of Homeland Security Investigations (“HSI”), and Raymond P. Donovan, Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field Division of the Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”), today announced a Superseding Indictment in United States v. Lawrence, et al. 19 Cr. 761 (JPO). In the initial indictment, unsealed on October 24, 2019, 13 defendants were charged in connection with the activities of the Mac Baller Brims gang that operated in and around the Mount Hope section of the Bronx between 2017 and 2019. In the Superseding Indictment, defendants DERRICK CASADO, a/k/a “Big Bank,” a/k/a “Papa D,” and CARLOS ROSARIO, a/k/a “Baby Bottle,” a/k/a “Carlito,” a/k/a “Barlito,” a/k/a “Barlos,” are charged with offenses relating an October 5, 2019 robbery in Manhattan, during which ROSARIO shot and killed Jonathan Rodriguez, 27. A racketeering conspiracy charge was added against defendant JUAN TEJEDA, a/k/a “Gotti.” The case is proceeding before U.S. District Judge J. Paul Oetken.