Suffolk DA: Five Arrested In Alleged MS-13 Gang Kidnap-Murder Plot To Be Arraigned Today
Local News, Crime
By Long Island News & PR
Published: December 20 2017
The suspects were indicted by a grand jury last Friday, December 15.
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
Suffolk County, NY - December 20, 2017 - Five suspects with alleged ties to the MS-13 street gang who were arrested December 6 in Brentwood for trying to coerce a teenage male into a van will be arraigned on an indictment in the First District Courthouse in Central Islip today (Wed. Dec. 20) before State Supreme Court Justice Fernando Camacho.
Defendants Miguel Rivera, 20, Oscar Fuentes, 18, 17-year old Lilliana Villaneuva, 18-year-old Vidal Contrera-Ortiz and Jorge Bermudez-Cedillos, 18, were indicted by a grand jury last Friday, December 15.
Suffolk police charged each defendant with conspiracy in the second degree after the attempted abduction.
Other than Miguel Rivera, the defendants are Brentwood High School students.
Justice Camacho will call the court calendar at 9:30 am.
A criminal charge is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.