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Alleged Gang Members Charged With Gun, Drug Charges

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Nine alleged members of the Yellow Tape Money Gang in Newburgh have been charged with gun and drug charges.

The gang “pumped large quantities of crack cocaine into the streets of Newburgh,” Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said in a press release. An indictment was unsealed in White Plains federal court on June 1.

The following were charged with narcotics conspiracy: Tyrin Gayle, Laquan Falls, Gabriel Warren, David Brown, Brendan Germaine, Rashun Evans, Laquavious Boykin, Brittany Hall and Christopher Johnson. The suspects allegedly conspired to sell crack cocaine in the Newburgh area from about Oct. 2015 to May 2016, police said. Narcotics conspiracy involves the possession and distribution of 28 grams, or more, of crack cocaine. The charge carries a minimum prison term of 5 years, and a maximum of 40 years.

Evans was also charged with possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. The charge carries a minimum prison term of five years and a maximum term of life in prison.

For the complete story see the Friday, June 3 editions of The Sentinel and Orange County Post.

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