SAN ANTONIO (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Prosecutors say a Bandidos biker gang leader has pleaded guilty to racketeering, drug trafficking and extortion charges in Texas and faces up to life in federal prison.READ MORE: Dallas Detectives Searching For Man, Woman In Connection To Fatal Shooting At Murphy Express Gas Station
Sergeant-at-arms Justin Cole Forster remains in custody in San Antonio pending sentencing next year.
A gunfight in May 2015 during a bikers’ meeting in Waco left nine people dead and led to more than 170 arrests. Prosecutors in Waco said all the bikers indicted are charged with engaging in organized criminal activity, meaning they’re accused of being complicit in the shooting that also left 20 people injured.READ MORE: Arlington Police Renew Call For Tips In 2020 Shooting Death Of Yago Fountain
Prosecutors in January announced Forster was among several Bandidos leaders indicted and accused of deadly violence against a rival gang since 2013.
Forster pleaded guilty Friday to four counts of a superseding indictment. Prosecutors say the investigation involved conspiracy to participate in murder, attempted murder, robbery, extortion, racketeering and drug trafficking.
Three other Bandidos leaders or members charged in the superseding indictment await trial.MORE NEWS: Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price Gets COVID Vaccine, Encourages Minorities To Sign Up
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