Cherry Hill gang member sentenced to 24 years in federal prison for racketering and murder

Posted at 8:23 PM, Jul 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-08 20:23:18-04

A Cherry Hill gang member was sentenced to 24 years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for conspiracy to participate in a racketeering enterprise with his gang UDH "Up da Hill."

Gregory Sykes-Bay, 22, admitted shooting two people on June 1, 2008 and shooting a rival gang member on May 11, 2012.  Witnesses also identified Gregory Sykes-Bey as shooting and killing a rival gang member on August 28, 2011, according to police.

Sykes-Bey knew that UDH was responsible for the distribution of at least one kilogram of heroin, five kilograms of cocaine, 280 grams for crack cocaine and marijuana.
A total of 35 Cherry Hill gang members have pleaded guilty and 23 of those defendants, including Sykes-Bey have been sentenced to up to 35 years in prison.