E.C. man accepts plea deal in federal Imperial Gangster case

2013-02-20T20:00:00Z 2013-02-20T21:49:07Z E.C. man accepts plea deal in federal Imperial Gangster caseTimes Staff nwitimes.com
February 20, 2013 8:00 pm  • 

HAMMOND | An East Chicago man charged along with other alleged Imperial Gangster members has entered a plea agreement in Hammond federal court.

Eddie “Macho” Torres, 43, has agreed to plead guilty to a charge of conspiracy to participate in racketeering activity and a drug charge, federal court records show.

Torres was charged in November along with seven other suspected members of the street gang.

A hearing was held Wednesday on Torres' plea agreement. The court set sentencing for Dec. 5.

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