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Mafia Insane Vice Lords Are Going Down

By Rachelle Bowden in News on May 21, 2004 11:58AM

Mafia Insane Vice Lords Are Going DownIn the second major gang/drug bust in a week, state and federal authorities arrested 50 people and seized $37,000 in cash, 5 handguns, 2 rifles and 1 hand grenade. Included in those arrested was Troy Martin, known as "King Troy," the head of the Chicago gang, Mafia Insane Vice Lords. Authorities say that the gang raked in as much $235,000 a day in crack, heroin and marijuana sales. Last week the FBI indicted 47 members of the Black Disciples, including it's "king" Marvel Thompson. Chicagoist was scared when in 2003 we were crowned Murder Capital, with more homicides reported than any other city nation-wide. These major gang busts are helping to ease our minds just a little bit.