13 alleged members and associates of the Raza Unida street and prison gang with the commission of violent acts in aid of racketeering
Gang Members Indicted By Federal Grand Jury Corpus Christi, TX KZTV10.com : "eight-count indictment charging 13 alleged members and associates of the Raza Unida street and prison gang with the commission of violent acts in aid of racketeering (VICAR) was unsealed today following the appearance of all defendants charged before a U.S. Magistrate Judge, United States Attorney José Angel Moreno announced today along with Immigration and Customs Enforcement - Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Director John Morton, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Special Agent in Charge J. Dewey Webb, Inspector General John Moriarty of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Office of the Inspector General's Office (TDCJ-OIG) and Corpus Christi Police Department (CCPD) Chief Troy Riggs.
'This multi-agency effort will produce a safer community for our citizens, said U.S. Attorney Moreno. 'We will continue to aggressively target gangs who prey upon our communities and ensure that they are brought to justice.'
All 13 defendants named in the indictment - Preston Mascorro, 29, Karlos Bouchot aka Karlos Gustavo Bouchot, 35, Rudy Rodriguez, 31, Martin Guardiola III, 35, Ricky Alejandro, 25, Israel Plazola, 26, Michael Ornelas, 31, Anthony Torres, 34, Jerome Aranda, 31, Johnny Joe Guerra, 33, Orlando Garcia aka Orlando Amador Garcia, 32, Valerie Botello, 28, and Stephen Ayala, 34, are now in federal custody."
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