FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A suburban Detroit man has pleaded guilty to carving a local gang’s name into a 15-year-old boy’s chest.
Federal prosecutors said Tuesday that 37-year-old Doniel A. Heard of Canton pleaded guilty to assault with a dangerous weapon in aid of racketeering and admitted being the leader of a Michigan set of the Bloods street gang.READ MORE: First Monkeypox Case Confirmed In Michigan: How To Keep Your Family Safe
Prosecutors say Heard and three other gang members beat and robbed the teenager in November 2017, believing he’d “disrespected” other gang members.READ MORE: Officials Lift Traffic Restrictions To Ease Travel Over Fourth Of July Weekend
Heard then sat on the boy and used a large knife to carve “M.O.B. 662” into his chest as two women held the teen down. M.O.B. stands for “Members of Bloods” with the 662 representing M.O.B. on a telephone keypad.
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