Silver Spring man indicted for involvement with MS-13 subset

Michael Contreras, 22, allegedly arranged a murder in Lynchburg, Va.

SILVER SPRING, Md. - A Maryland man was indicted by a federal grand jury for his alleged involvement with the gang MS-13. 

Twenty-two-year old Michael Contreras, of Silver Spring, was one of eight men arrested who were supposedly members of the Sailor's Clique, a subset of MS-13. 

Prosecutors said Contreras arranged for members of the Sailor's Clique to travel to Lynchburg, Va., where they allegedly murdered a victim in Bedford County.
 
Contreras is also charged with conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute controlled substances, which carries a penalty of up to 20 years in prison. 


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