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Member of 'Trained to Go' gang sentenced to 35 years in federal prison

Posted: 4:22 PM, Sep 20, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-20 16:22:44-04
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BALTIMORE — A member of the violent "Trained to Go" gang was sentenced to 35 years in federal prison for federal racketeering, drug conspiracies and related firearm charges.

According to the Department of Justice, 31-year-old Dennis Pulley to 35 years followed by five years of supervised release for conspiring to participate in a drug distribution conspiracy and a violent racketeering enterprise.

The racketeering conspiracy included eight murders, as well as drug trafficking and witness intimidation. Pulley and his co-defendants were also convicted of a drug distribution conspiracy involving heroin, marijuana, and cocaine.

According to the evidence presented at their trial, Pulley and his co-defendants are all members or associates of TTG. As part of the conspiracy, each defendant agreed that a conspirator would commit at least two acts of racketeering activity for TTG.

The evidence at trial showed that members and associates of TTG sold heroin, cocaine, and marijuana, and worked to defend their exclusive right to control who sold narcotics in TTG territory. Pulley served as one of TTG’s primary suppliers of heroin and marijuana.

In addition, the evidence proved that between May 20, 2010 and January 9, 2017, Pulley, his co-defendants, and other members of TTG committed acts of violence, including murders, shootings, armed robbery, and witness intimidation.