Attorney General Pam Bondi News Release


April 3, 2013
Media Contact: Molly McFarland
Phone: (850) 245-0150

Attorney General Bondi Announces Sentencing for Bradenton Gang Members

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –Attorney General Pam Bondi announced that two members of Bradenton's SUR-13 criminal street gang entered guilty pleas and were sentenced to substantial prison sentences for gang-related activity. Danny “Boom” Robledo, 27, pleaded guilty to racketeering, conspiracy to engage in racketeering, and he was sentenced to 15 years in prison. “Lucky” Luciano Muniz, 22, pleaded guilty to racketeering, conspiracy to engage in racketeering, theft, and two battery charges. Muniz was sentenced to 15 years in prison and five years probation.

“Thanks to the strong partnerships among my Office of Statewide Prosecution, the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office, the Bradenton Police Department, and the State Attorney’s Office, we have made great progress in removing this dangerous gang from the Bradenton area,” stated Attorney General Pam Bondi. “To date, this case has resulted in 11 SUR-13 gang members behind bars and nearly 90 years in prison time.”

The case was investigated by the Manatee County Sheriff's Office, with assistance from the Bradenton Police Department, and it was prosecuted through a partnership between the Attorney General's Office of Statewide Prosecution and the State Attorney's Office for the Twelfth Judicial Circuit of Florida.

The status of the other SUR-13 defendants is as follows: