Category: South

Killer Of New Orleans Wiseguy & Fixer “Frenchy” Brouillette Takes Plea, Cops To Manslaughter

New Orleans musician Bill Bonham pled guilty to manslaughter this week in the murder of Big Easy mobster Kent (Frenchy) Brouillette, a larger-than-life gangland character tied to Carlos (The Kingfish) Marcello, the city’s longtime mafia boss who died back in the 1990s after attaining worldwide infamy for bragging of his role in the assassination of President
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Florida Outlaws MC’er “Speedy” Gerlock Goes Down For The Count, Dies Behind Bars At 77

The Outlaws Motorcycle Club family lost Ocala, Florida chapter member Carlton (Speedy) Gerlock recently. Speedy Gerlock died in a Doral, Florida prison last month while serving a life sentence for a murder committed in the 1970s. He was 77 years old. Although headquartered out of the Midwest, the Outlaws MC dominate biker affairs in Florida and
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The Detroit-West Virginia Drug Connection Absorbs Another Blow, “Tank” Smith Slapped With Life Term

Continuing to combat the forces pulling from Motown that flood Appalachia with drugs, a judge in West Virginia sentenced Detroit native Donald (Tank) Smith to life in state prison for a series of narcotics offenses, incarcerating him under a habitual offender statute. He was indicted four times between 2016 and 2017. The 35-year old Smith will be eligible for
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Rap Artist XXXTentacion’s Murder Makes GR Reflect On Infamous Hip Hop Murders Of The Past

Being a rapper has proven a hazardous profession in some cases the past three decades — just these last two weeks, the rap world lost a trio of promising young lyrical fire spitters, a tragic list led by flourishing Florida artist XXXTentacion. Sadly, a multitude of violent slayings can be linked to the rap music industry since the groundbreaking
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