12 Suspected MS-13 Gang Members Arrested in Connection with String of Heinous Crimes

12 Suspected MS-13 Gang Members Arrested in Connection with String of Heinous Crimes


Twelve gang members linked to the MS-13 gang have been arrested in Virginia in connection with four killings last year.

The deaths of Milton Beltran Lopez, 40; Jairo Geremeas Mayorga, 39; Eric Lanier Tate, II, 25; and  Antonio Kaoul Smith, 37, were part of the year-long investigation into “Sitios Locos Salvatruchas,” a group within MS-13, according to Robert E. Bornstein, Acting Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Washington Field Office Criminal Division.

The victims “were killed in cold blood for no apparent reason. They were randomly targeted individuals,” said Prince William County Police Acting Chief Jarad Phelps, according to WUSA-TV.

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Police say five members of the gang are charged with killing Smith in 2019 to advance their status in the gang.

“They were random and done at the benefit of the gang,” Phelps said of the murders, according to Fox News. “That is unacceptable. Any murder is unacceptable. This

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