- Acting Attorney General Ricardo Solano Jr.
and Criminal Justice Director Deborah L. Gramiccioni
announced that two Camden men were sentenced
to state prison today for dealing drugs for
the Nine Trey Headbustas set of the Bloods
street gang. The men were charged as a result
of an investigation into the criminal activities
of the gang in the Broadway area of Camden.
to Director Gramiccioni, Hector Archeval,
22, of Camden, was sentenced to seven years
in state prison by Superior Court Judge Samuel
D. Natal in Camden County. Archeval pleaded
guilty to racketeering on May 4, 2009, admitting
that he was a member of the Nine Trey Headbustas
and that he distributed narcotics on behalf
of the gang. In addition, Judge Natal sentenced
Keith Jones, 42, of Camden, to seven years
in prison, with three years of parole ineligibility.
He pleaded guilty to racketeering on May 10,
2009, admitting that he dealt drugs on behalf
of the gang.
Attorney General Jill Mayer prosecuted the
defendants for the Division of Criminal Justice.
charges were contained in a July 8, 2008 state
grand jury indictment obtained by the Division
of Criminal Justice Gangs & Organized
Crime Bureau. The indictment charged a total
of 15 members and associates of the Nine Trey
Headbustas, including its two alleged top
leaders, Michael Anderson, 37, who is incarcerated
at Trenton State Prison, and Juan Vargas,
26, of Philadelphia.
indictment resulted from a joint investigation
conducted by the New Jersey Division of Criminal
Justice and the High-Intensity Drug Trafficking
Area (HIDTA) Joint Camden Task Force. The
Nine Trey Headbustas set, which has direct
ties to Philadelphia, was dealing large quantities
of heroin on Broadway Avenue and Stevens and
Benson Streets in Camden
full list of defendants and charges is posted
with the July 8, 2008 press release announcing
the indictment at www.njpublicsafety.com.
Richard M. Carlin, Deputy Attorney General
Mayer and Deputy Attorney General Christopher
St. John coordinated the investigation for
the Division of Criminal Justice Gangs &
Organized Crime Bureau. The following members
of the HIDTA Joint Camden Task Force conducted
and assisted in the investigation: Camden
County Prosecutor’s Office, Camden City
Police Department, Camden County Sheriffs
Department, New Jersey State Police, U.S.
Drug Enforcement Administration, Federal Bureau
of Investigation, U.S. Marshals Service, U.S.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement Municipal
Task Force Alliance, National Guard.