MS-13 gang members face federal charges in 2018 machete death, authorities say
HOUSTON – Five MS-13 gang members appeared in court Tuesday morning on charges of conspiracy and murder in aid of racketeering, federal authorities said. Wilson Jose Ventura-Mejia, 24, Jimmy Villalobos-Gomez, 23, Angel Miguel Aguilar-Ochoa, 35, Walter Antonio Chicas-Garcia, 23, and Marlon Miranda-Moran, 21, are all charged with conspiracy and murder in aid of racketeering after the 2018 death of a police informant whose body was found in Cullinan Park. Wilson J. Ventura-MejiaMarlon A. MirandaMiguel Aguilar-OchoaThe indictment alleges they committed the June 6, 2018 murder of 25-year-old Victor Castro-Martinez to get ahead in the MS-13 enterprise. The victim was hacked to death with a machete, according to police. If convicted, they could face a potential death sentence.
2 men stabbed with machete at northwest Houston gas station
HOUSTON – Houston police is investigating a fight that sent two men to the hospital on Sunday. Around 9:27 a.m., police received a call about a fight at a Valero gas station on Antoine Drive in northwest Houston. They found two men in their 30s that had been stabbed heavily with a machete. Police have not said what caused the fight, but said they are checking surveillance video and collecting witness statements. Police have not said what caused the fight, but said they are checking surveillance video and collecting witness statements.
Actor Danny Trejo saves trapped baby from overturned car
1944: Actor Danny Trejo, best known for his roles in movies like "Heat," "Con Air," "Desperado" and "Machete," is born in Los Angeles. (CNN) - One of Hollywood's best-known villains, Danny Trejo, came to the rescue of a baby that was trapped in an overturned vehicle in Los Angeles. The overturned vehicle that was sitting on its roof still had a baby strapped into a car seat inside. "The only thing that saved the little kid was his car seat," Trejo told a photographer on the scene. "Everything good that has happened to me has happened as a direct result of helping someone else," Trejo told CNN affiliate KABC.
Actor Danny Trejo of 'Machete' fame pulls young boy from overturned car
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hollywood actor Danny Trejo, known for his tough-guy roles in such films as Machete, helped rescue a young boy who was trapped in a car that overturned in a Los Angeles traffic collision on Wednesday. The boy, strapped into his car seat in the back of the car, and his grandmother, who had been driving, were both trapped in the overturned, partially crushed vehicle. Jackson crawled in on one side of the wreck to unbuckle the boy from his car seat, and Trejo pulled the child out from the other side. He was panicked, and I said, OK, we have to use our superpowers, and so he screamed, Superpowers! and we started yelling, Superpowers, Trejo recounted. KABC-TV reported that nobody was seriously injured, although three people, including the grandmother and young boy, were taken to a hospital for medical evaluation.feeds.reuters.com
Danny Trejo Helps to Save Trapped Baby From an Overturned Car
One of the cars was overturned as a result of the collision and Trejo, and a fellow bystander, jumped into action -- rescuing a child trapped inside, according to ABC7 Eyewitness News. The 75-year-old actor reportedly crawled into the wreckage, but was unable to get the seatbelt unbuckled on the child's car seat. "And the only thing that saved that little kid was his car seat, honest to God," he told the local outlet. The Los Angeles Fire Department shared with ABC7 that three people were taken to a hospital, though none have life-threatening injuries. He was right behind a crash in Sylmar and pulled a special needs baby out of an overturned car.