Peter Ojeda, one of the original Mexican Mafia bosses, was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison for federal racketeering charges, according to the O.C. Register.
Even though Ojeda was in jail for many years he continued to control crime in local neighborhoods and in the jails via his large gang network.
Ojeda was lucky that he did not get a life sentence. U.S. District Judge James V. Selna gave him the opportunity to earn his freedom if he behaves and renounces his past ways. Continue reading