Five members of the Mad Stone Bloods (MSB) gang have been sentenced in Roanoke for their roles in a a criminal conspiracy that involved the smuggling of drugs and other contraband into Virginia prisons, and the facilitation of the sale of drugs outside the prisons, with the help of complicit corrections officers.
"Gangs that operate out of our prison systems not only bring drugs and violence into prison facilities – they also breed drug-fueled violence in our communities," said Acting Assistant Attorney General Cronan. "The Criminal Division will continue to work together with local, state, and federal law enforcement partners to ensure that these career criminals and those who conspire with them are brought to justice."
Prosecutors said on May 1, Terrance Nathaniel Brown, aka War, 29, was sentenced to serve 20 years in prison on a drug conspiracy conviction.
Clifford Alexander Jennings, aka Big Cliff, 48, of Salem, was sentenced to serve 12 years in prison on narcotics conspiracy offenses.
Ronnie Monroe Nicholas Jr., aka RG, 37, of Crewe, was sentenced to serve 12 years in prison on a racketeering conspiracy conviction.
Michael Jamal Jones, aka M. Stone, 30, of Brooklyn, was sentenced to serve 41 months in prison on a drug conspiracy conviction.
Jermaine Shiquill Epps, aka Money, 28, of Madison Heights, was sentenced to serve 24 months in prison on a drug conspiracy conviction.
More on the story HERE from ABC-13 WSET.