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Alleged Gang Members Learn Not to Taunt Law Officers

January 22, 2008  | 

Two alleged Miami-area gang members who posted a YouTube video showing them posing with guns and taunting the Miami-Dade Police Department got busted on federal firearms violations.

Rudy Villanueva and Tony Logan, alleged members of a Miami County street gang called the Bird Road Boys were arrested by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement last week.

Villanueva, who reportedly goes by the aliases King Bird Road and Bird Road Rudy, is the alleged leader of the gang. He is seen on the video saying, "Metro Dade Gang Unit, here I am, baby."

Logan is shown in the video saying, "Come get it." He also flashes gang signs and brandishes and dry fires two handguns.

The feds were not amused. "Villanueva and Logan threatened law enforcement. They brandished weapons and told us, 'Here I am, baby.' And 'Come get us if you want.' Villanueva said come get me, and we did. We will not tolerate gang threats to our police officers," U.S. attorney Alex Acosta said in a statement.

Agents say that a search of Logan's home yielded an AK-47 assault rifle, a shotgun, and several handguns.

Villanueva is a three-time convicted felon who is prohibited from possessing a gun.

The video was titled "Bird Road Getting in Trouble." It has been removed from YouTube.

Comments (6)

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40cal.xd @ 1/22/2008 7:51 PM

looks like they got what they deserved!

ROB ROY @ 1/23/2008 10:21 AM


Chief367 @ 1/23/2008 7:11 PM

Not too many times do we get to see the federal government tap dance on some low life's arrogance, on behalf of our brother officers...well done!!!

Randy Janes @ 1/23/2008 9:37 PM

OK unemployed rocket scientists - what part of this process don't you get! Thanks for flying on our airlines!

americanvin @ 1/26/2008 11:39 AM

Thank goodness you don't have to be smart to be a criminal!!

jwpedraza @ 1/27/2008 6:17 PM

Like the old saying goes: Be careful of what you ask for. You just might get it!!!

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