36 years for Va. gang leader
Federal prosecutors say a 28-year-old Portsmouth man is set to spend 36 years in prison for his role in the Bounty Hunter Bloods gang.
Ward had pleaded guilty to racketeering charges and possession of a firearm during a crime of violence in July.
According to court documents, Ward was midlevel leader of the Bounty Hunter Bloods/Nine Tech Gangster street gang that operated in various neighborhoods in Portsmouth, Suffolk and Chesapeake.
-- The Associated Press
Washington Post Editors
| October 13, 2010; 7:46 AM ET
Categories: From the Courthouse, Gangs, Virginia
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