SCPD reports the arrests of MS-13 gang members (L to R): Jorge Bermudez Cedillos, Lilliana Villanueva, Miguel Rivera, Oscar Fuentes, and Vidal Ortiz Contreras.
Photo by: Suffolk County Police Department
Brentwood, NY - December 8, 2017 - Suffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy D. Sini, joined by Chief of Department Stuart K. Cameron, Chief of Detectives Gerard Gigante and Deputy Chief of Detectives Robert Oswald, announced the arrest of three known MS-13 gang members and two MS-13 associates in the act of attempting to abduct and murder a 16-year-old male in Brentwood yesterday.
Below is a video of a media briefing held today at police headquarters in Yaphank.
Three of the suspects are unaccompanied minors and the other two suspects are undocumented immigrants. All five were arrested at gunpoint by Suffolk County police detectives and gang section officers and were charged with Conspiracy 2nd Degree.
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