White supremacist gang members indicted in major Nevada sting operation, reports say

White supremacist gang members indicted in major Nevada sting operation, reports say

More than 20 members of a Nevada white supremacist prison gang were indicted this week on a slew of charges ranging from murder and robbery to drug trafficking and racketeering, according to reports.

The indictment, unsealed Wednesday, was the culmination of a months-long sting operation involving multiple law enforcement agencies, KSNV-TV reported.

It named 23 members of the Aryan Warriors, which has operated in and outside of Nevada prisons since the 1970s.

A seven-month sting operation yielded the indictment of more than 20 members of a white supremacist gang in Nevada, officials said.  (Las Vegas Metro Police Department)

“We spent many months targeting this violent organization, the Aryan Warriors,” Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) A Assistant Special Agent in Charge Daniel Neill told reporters Wednesday. “This organization is a violent, white supremacist organization.”

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Officers arrested 10 members of the gang in Las Vegas as part of a “major investigative takedown,” the DEA said. Other indicted members — including reputed leader Robert “Coco” Standridge, and supposed second-in-command Zackaria “Lil Dog” Luz — were already behind bars, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal

The paper reported that officers seized a trove of contraband, including 30 firearms, two bulletproof vests, multiple stolen vehicles, methamphetamine, heroin, and nearly $10,000 in cash during the sweep.

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Wednesday’s indictment dealt another blow to the already anemic Aryan Warriors.

Earlier this month, the gang’s former leader, 58-year-old James Wallis, died in a Nevada prison, where he had been serving time for multiple crimes, including attempted murder.


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