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Vice President Of Motorcycle Gang Sentenced To Six Years In Prison For Firearms Offense

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of California

SAN FRANCISCO – Michael Warren of Santa Rosa was sentenced yesterday to six years in prison, United States Attorney Melinda Haag announced. According to information presented in court, Warren was the Vice President of the Barbarian Brotherhood gang, also known as BBH, a gang operating in Santa Rosa.

Warren, 39, of California, was indicted by a federal grand jury on July 10, 2012. He was charged in the Indictment with one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 922(g). Warren pleaded guilty to the offense on December 14, 2012.

The sentence was handed down by the Honorable Jeffrey S. White, U.S. District Court Judge. Judge White also sentenced the Warren to a three-year period of supervised release, the terms of which prohibit him from associating with other members of the Barbarian Brotherhood gang. Warren will begin serving his sentence on September 23, 2013.

Randy Luskey is the Assistant U.S. Attorney who prosecuted the case with the assistance of Daniel Charlier-Smith. The prosecution is the result of a joint investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Santa Rosa Police Department.



Updated November 18, 2014