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Monday, 28 September 2015 13:43

MGU Investigation Leads to Federal Indictment of Gangster Disciple Members

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Memphis - Sept. 28, 2015 - U.S. Attorney Edward L. Stanton III; Shelby County District Attorney General Amy Weirich; Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong; Shelby County Sheriff Bill Oldham; Special Agent in Charge for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Steven Gerido; and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Special Agent in Charge Todd McCall announced the indictment of several alleged members of the Gangster Disciples for their roles in the attempted murder of five teenagers in South Memphis.
Ranito Allen, aka Nito, 35; Florence Anthony, aka Nikki, 36; Edwin Carvin, aka Ren, 38; Brandon Milton, aka Lil Folk, 30; and Erik Reese, aka E, 35, all of Memphis, were each charged with five counts of attempted murder in aid of racketeering, among other offenses.
Candies Wesley, 29, also of Memphis, was charged with being an accessory after the fact of attempted murder in aid of racketeering.
This case is being investigated by the FBI, which is a part of the Multi-Agency Gang Unit (MGU).
MGU consists of officers and agents of the Memphis Police Department; Shelby County Sheriff’s Office; U.S. Attorney’s Office; and the Shelby County District Attorney General’s Office, Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the FBI.