Daily Archives: March 3, 2014

Ten members of Bronx Gang “280” Indicted for Murder Conspiracy in Violent Turf War

Last in a series of prosecutions targeting four gangs: Shootings drop in the NYPD’s 44th Precinct and surrounding area

BRIDGET G. BRENNAN, New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor, New York City Police Commissioner WILLIAM J. BRATTON and Bronx District Attorney ROBERT JOHNSON announced today the arrest and indictment of 10 leaders and members of the “280” gang, based in the Morrisania section of the Bronx, who are charged with conspiring in numerous shootings during turf disputes with rival violent narcotic gangs. An eight-count indictment charges the defendants with conspiracy to commit murder, assault, narcotics possession and weapons possession.

The new …