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Richard Reyes

E.C. gang member seeks sentencing delay; newly discovered evidence cited

HAMMOND | Attorneys cited the discovery of new evidence in support of their request Wednesday to delay sentencing for an Imperial Gangster convicted in January of murder, conspiracy to deal drugs and racketeering.

September 24, 2014 9:15 pm

Detective: Informant named someone other than defendant as shooter

HAMMOND | Testimony from an East Chicago detective during the federal trial of alleged Imperial Gangster Richard Reyes on Thursday revealed a confidential informant who claimed Armando Ortega was actually the shooter in the 2007 drive-by killing of Rene Alonzo.

January 23, 2014 8:00 pm

Witness claims he provided E.C. man with gun in 2007 slaying

HAMMOND | One witness testified being inside the van when reputed Imperial Gangster Richard Reyes fatally shot Rene Alonzo in 2007 on the street near the U.S. Sports Bar in East Chicago.

January 22, 2014 7:30 pm

2 witnesses say E.C. man was shooter in 2007 slaying

HAMMOND | Two witnesses claimed to see alleged Imperial Gangster Richard Reyes driving a maroon minivan that was involved in the 2007 drive-by shooting of Rene Alonzo outside the U.S. Sports Bar in East Chicago.

January 21, 2014 8:00 pm

Co-defendant at gang trial links E.C. man to 3 break-ins

HAMMOND | A witness at Richard Reyes' federal trial on Thursday linked Reyes to three separate break-ins to steal money or drugs from dealers in Illinois and Indiana.

January 16, 2014 8:30 pm

First witness testifies in Imperial Gangsters trial

HAMMOND | A jury was selected, opening statements by both sides presented, and a witness for the prosecution testified Wednesday in federal court on the first day of trial for alleged Imperial Gangsters member Richard Reyes.

January 15, 2014 8:30 pm

Reputed gang member on the brink of trial takes plea deal

HAMMOND | A reputed member of the Imperial Gangsters street gang who was days away from standing trial entered a plea agreement, according to court records.  

January 13, 2014 5:23 pm

Winter storm delays start of federal gang trial

HAMMOND | The winter storm that swept through Northwest Indiana this week caused disruptions in the ongoing federal case against the Imperial Gangsters street gang. 

January 08, 2014 6:43 pm

Government won't seek death penalty for some in gang case

HAMMOND | Prosecutors filed a motion Tuesday in federal court stating the government will not seek the death penalty against four defendants in the Imperial Gangsters racketeering case.

July 02, 2013 8:28 pm

Federal judge denies bond to alleged Imperial Gangster

HAMMOND | A U.S. District Court judge on Wednesday denied alleged Imperial Gangster Richard Reyes’ petition to be released on bond as he awaits trial.

June 13, 2013 7:45 pm

Alleged gang member denied bond in federal court

HAMMOND | An East Chicago man charged in the sweeping Imperial Gangsters racketeering case was denied bond in federal court Thursday.

June 10, 2013 7:59 pm

E.C. man asks federal judge to speed up his criminal trail

HAMMOND | Charged in the recent sweeping Imperial Gangsters federal indictment, East Chicago’s Richard Reyes is requesting his day in court.

May 30, 2013 5:56 pm

Another E.C. city employee to face federal charges

EAST CHICAGO | The marina dockmaster of East Chicago is the latest municipal employee to be painted by federal prosecutors into a mosaic of alleged crimes and corruption dating back several decades.

November 23, 2012 12:00 am
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