Undercover Images of Boston Gang Members

More than 60 alleged gang members have been charged and more than 70 guns seized as part of a drug and firearms investigation, local and federal law enforcement announced Thursday.

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Luis "Catracho" Serrano is a member of the 18th Street Gang who was involved in the sale of cocaine base and at least 6 firearms including 2 assault rifles.
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Members of the 18th Street Gang were arrested for trafficking firearms.
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The 18th Street Gang members and associates had access to large quantities of firearms throughout Chelsea and Boston.
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Oscar "Droopy" Oliva, one of the leaders in the 18th Street Gang was a central figure in the firearm trafficking.
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Oscar "Droop" Oliva is depicted here during a firearm trafficking bust.
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Oscar "Droop" Oliva was involved in at least 12 firearm deals totaling 13 firearms.
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Luis "Catracho" Serrano is a member of the 18th Street Gang who was involved in the sale of cocaine base and at least 6 firearms including 2 assault rifles.
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Luis "Catracho" Serrano was involved in the sale of crack and at least 6 firearms including two assault rifles.
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Jose "Lil Joker" Pineda-Ramirez is a member of the 18th Street Gang who was involved in at least 4 firearms deals involving 4 separate firearms.
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Jose "Lil Joker" Pineda-Ramirez was also involved in cocaine trafficking.
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Cristian 'Bombio' Velasquez is a member of the 18th Street Gang.
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Cristian 'Bombio' Velasquez is a member of the 18th Street Gang who was involved in at least 7 firearms deals involving 10 separate firearms as well as cocaine base.
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Omar "Negrito" Villegas is a member of the 18th Street Gang.
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Omar "Negrito" Villegas was involved in multiple firearms and cocaine base deals.
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Lester "Chapin" Martinez is a member of the 18th Street Gang who sold cocaine base and at least three firearms in three separate deals.
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Lester "Chapin" Martinez sold cocaine base and at least three firearms in three separate deals.
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Angel "Stackzz" Mejia is one of the leaders of the East Side Money gang who investigators learned was involved in the illegal sale of firearms, distribution of over a kilogram of cocaine base, multiple attempted murders, and arming other gang members, including juveniles.
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Josue "Superbad" Rodriguez is a member of the East Side Gang who played a significant role in the gang's violence, firearm, and drug trafficking.
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Roberto "Forty" Jimenez is a member of the East Side Money gang who distributed cocaine base and possessed a firearm.
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Brandon "Big Baby" Baez is a member of the East Side Gang was responsible for a shooting that occurred at a gas station in Revere, Mass.
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Emmitt "Easy" Simpkins is a member of the East Side Money Gang and was involved in drug trafficking.
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Henry "Junior"/"Jr" Del Rio is a member of the East Side Money gang and robbed a drug dealer during the investigation.
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Henry "Junior"/"Jr" Del Rio has also publicly flaunted the violent nature of the gang.
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Jerry "Fetti" Leiva is also a member of the East Side Gang and sold a pistol and a pump-action shotgun.
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Elyhas "Boi Boi" Diaz is a member of the East Side Money Gang. He sold cocaine base and heroin during the investigation. He was also involved in the sale of two firearms.
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The Boylston Street Gang operates in Boston and other areas such as Brockton. Members were looking to retaliate against their rival gang the Jamaica Plain-based Mozart Street gang.
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