Category Archives: True Crime

Racketeer Influenced and corrupt Organizations Act

By Mike Enemigo The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, commonly referred to as the RICO Act or simple RICO, is a United States federal law that provides for extended criminal penalties and a civil cause of action for acts performed as part of an ongoing criminal organization. The RICO Act focuses specifically on racketeering […]

Thomas Tootie Reese

By Mike Enemigo Thomas C. Reese entered the cocaine trade in 1965 and eventually established an ongoing relationship with an Iranian heroin supplier. Reese’s organization consisted of six employees, including brothers Ron and Conway Waddy.  Though Reese’s operation and his reputation grew in the 1970s, he often conducted business personally rather than delegating tasks to […]

California Ab Prison Gang Members & Others Indicted By Feds: A True California Prison Story

By Mike Enemigo On May 21, 2019, a 143-page federal indictment was filed that described criminal violations allegedly committed by Ronald Yandell, Daniel Troxell, William Sylvester, Travis Burhop, Brant Daniel, Donald Mazza, Pat Brady, Jason Corbett, Matthew Hall, Samuel Keeton, Michael Torres, Jeanna Quesenberry, Kevin McNamara, Kristen Demar, Justin Petty and Kathleen Nolan. The indictment […]

Rayful Edmond

By Mike Enemigo Rayful Edmond III (born November 26, 1964) was a drug trafficker in Washington, D.C. in the 1980s. Edmond is largely credited with having introduced crack cocaine into the Washington, D.C. area during the crack epidemic, resulting in an escalating crime rate in the city which became known as the “murder capital of […]

Murder Rap: The Life and Murder of Mac Dre

By Mike Enemigo Mac Dre is one of the Bay Area’s most beloved hip-hop figures of all time. Born Andre Hicks on July 5, 1970, in Oakland, California, he was raised in Vallejo, California in the Country Club Crest neighborhood, often called “The Crest,” or “Crest Side” by its residents. At the time of Dre’s […]