An apparent plea bargain has resulted in guilty pleas by a group of Vancouver drug-gang members for conspiring to murder their rivals, the notorious Bacon brothers.
According to the Vancouver Province, five members of the United Nations Gang entered guilty pleas in B.C. Supreme Court on Monday, closing a case that began in 2008 when Jonathan Barber, an innocent car-stereo installer, was gunned down on a suburban Vancouver street as he drove Jamie Bacon's Porsche Cayenne SUV.
The mistaken hit was part of a war over drug turf between the UN Gang and the Bacons' Red Scorpions that would take dozens of lives, including eldest Bacon brother Jonathan. He was killed in August 2011 when his Porsche Cayenne was riddled with bullets outside a luxury resort hotel in Kelowna, B.C.
The two surviving Bacons are in jail. Jarrod Bacon is serving a 12-year sentence for conspiracy to traffic cocaine and Jamie is doingRead More »from Vancouver gangsters plead guilty to conspiring to knock off notorious rivals