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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-232

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 30, 2015
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    "Norte 14" Gang Members Convicted And Sentenced For Violent Crimes

    Sheriff David Gee's #1 priority is the elimination of violent crime and gang-related crimes in Hillsborough County.
    • Wednesday
    • April 1, 2015
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Hillsborough County

    "Norte 14" Gang Members Convicted:


    Nahum Calderon, DOB: 5/22/88


    Sergio Calderon, DOB: 12/21/91


    Michael Lugo, DOB: 8/12/90


    Adrian Mata, DOB: 12/12/88


    Oscar Ontiveros, DOB: 9/30/90


    Francisco Quiroz, DOB: 11/21/95


    Domingo Rosales, DOB: 12/15/90


    Michael Workman, DOB: 1/11/94


    Paul Sanchez, DOB: 7/17/88


    Joseph Rondon, DOB: 9/08/88


    Jonathan Rondon, DOB: 2/11/86

    Details:

    Hillsborough County Sheriff Office, the Florida Attorney General's Office of Statewide Prosecution, and the Plant City Police Department collectively investigated and prosecuted members of the "Norte 14" criminal gang who terrorized residents throughout Hillsborough, Manatee and Polk counties by committing aggravated battery, aggravated assault, robbery and homicide.

    The prosecution of the gang included 11 defendants with nine gang members entering pleas prior to trail. The nine members will serve a total of more than 45 years in prison followed by probation.

    Sheriff David Gee's number 1 priority is the elimination of violent crime and gang-related crimes in Hillsborough County. Sheriff Gee pledges to the citizens of Hillsborough County that HCSO will do what is necessary and go wherever is needed to combat violent crime and capture those offenders who seek to ruin the quality of life for others.

    The nine gang members that entered pleas prior to trial include:

    Nahum Calderon, 26, pleaded guilty to one count of racketeering and two counts of conspiracy to racketeer. Calderon is facing three years in prison followed by three years of probation at a upcoming sentencing date.

    Sergio Calderon, 23, pleaded guilty to one count of racketeering and two counts of conspiracy to racketeer. Calderon is facing three years in prison followed by three years of probation at a upcoming sentencing date.

    Michael Lugo, 24, pleaded guilty to racketeering, conspiracy to racketeer, burglary of a dwelling, grand theft and criminal mischief. Lugo was sentenced to eight years in prison.

    Adrian Mata, 26, pleaded guilty to racketeering and conspiracy to racketeer. Mata was sentenced to eight years in prison.

    Oscar Ontiveros, 24, pleaded guilty to one count of racketeering and eight counts of felony possession of firearm. Ontiveros was sentenced to five years in prison with a three year mandatory minimum.

    Francisco Quiroz, 19, pleaded guilty to racketeering, conspiracy to racketeer, felony possession of a firearm and conspiracy to distribute cocaine. Quiroz was sentenced to more than seven years in prison.

    Domingo Rosales, 24, pleaded guilty to one count of racketeering and two counts of conspiracy to racketeer. Rosales was sentenced to three years in prison followed by three years of probation.

    Paul Sanchez, 26, pleaded guilty to racketeering, conspiracy to racketeer, distribution of marijuana and violation of probation. Sanchez was sentenced to more than five years in prison.

    Michael Workman, 21, pleaded guilty to racketeering, conspiracy to racketeer and felony possession of a firearm. Workman was sentenced to more than five years in prison.

    Two additional arrestees were involved in the "Norte 14" Gang R.I.C.O. investigation that resulted in convictions and lengthy prison terms.

    Joseph Rondon, 26, was sentenced to 15 years in prison followed by 10 years of probation, and his brother, Jonathan Rondon, 29, was sentenced to seven years in prison followed by 10 years of probation.

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