#Utah members, associates of white supremacist gangs charged in #drug and #firearms trafficking cases

More than a dozen Utah-based white supremacist gang members and associates have been arrested and charged in 15 federal drug and firearms trafficking cases, unsealed for the first time Friday morning.. More than a dozen Utah-based white supremacist gang members and associates have been arrested and charged in 15 federal drug and firearms trafficking cases, unsealed for the first time Friday morning. The Department of Justice announced the arrests and charges of 21 documented gang members and associates of several Utah-based white supremacy gangs, allegedly responsible for distributing drugs and firearms around the Salt Lake City and Ogden areas. Following a 16-month investigation into Utah members and associates of the Soldiers of Aryan Culture (SAC), Silent Aryan Warriors (SAW) and Noble Elect Thugs (NET) gangs — fifteen methamphetamine and firearms trafficking based-indictments were unsealed in federal court Friday morning. (…) Ultimately leading law enforcement to a number of gang members and associates actively involved in trafficking methamphetamine and firearms. Around 1.65-pounds of methamphetamine were purchased during the investigation and fifteen firearms were recovered, including ten during the investigation and five when the arrest warrants were executed.

via fox13now: Utah members, associates of white supremacist gangs charged in drug and firearms trafficking cases

siehe auch: 21 Members of White Supremacist Orgs Charged for Guns, Drugs. Twenty-one members and associates of white supremacy organizations in Utah are facing charges after court records say they distributed guns and drugs. Twenty-one members and associates of white supremacy organizations in Utah are facing charges over gun and drug distribution. The indictments came after an investigation that started in June 2019 that focused on the Soldiers of Aryan Culture, Silent Aryan Warriors and Noble Elect Thugs.

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