Two more members of the Hobos street gang were sentenced to prison Friday — both for life.
In handing down his sentence, U.S. District Judge John J. Tharp said Chester had chosen to “advance the cause of evil.”
By going after those at the very top, prosecutors the disrupted, perhaps even destroyed, a criminal enterprise that was larger than its numbers
Jurors said they wanted better pictures of guns Hobos allegedly wielded in a clothing-store robbery.
The juror sent U.S. District Judge John J. Tharp Jr. judge a note on Thursday after the jury’s first full day of deliberation.
The attorney for alleged Hobo gang killer Paris Poe tried to poke holes in a key witness’ testimony at trial.
“It was always a fix,” defense attorney Beau Brindley said.
Gregory “Bowlegs” Chester, 39, is the alleged leader of the Hobos street gang, which has been tied to nine murders.
Prosecutors formally rested their case Monday in the federal racketeering trial of six alleged leaders of Chicago’s so-called “super gang,” the Hobos.
Six alleged Hobo leaders are on trial for racketeering at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse.
Gregory “Bowlegs” Chester, the leader of Chicago’s so-called Hobos “super gang,” claims he’s been set up by lying cops.