Crime Trackers

Member Of New Bedford Latin Kings Gets 3 Years Of Supervised Release For Racketeering Activity

By Tiffany Williams –

On Tuesday, Taliyah Barboza, a/k/a “Queen Taliyah,” 27, of New Bedford, Massachusetts was sentenced to time served (approximately six days in prison) and three years of supervised release.

Barboza, who is a known member of the Massachusetts Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation, in November 2020, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to conduct enterprise affairs through a pattern of racketeering activity.

PDuring an ongoing investigation it was determined that Barboza drove gang members to a robbery and shooting in 2019. Additionally, Barboza participated in the drug distribution activities of the gang.

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