Barrio Azteca Gang Member Sentenced to Life Behind Bars

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

A Barrio Azteca Gang Member will spend the rest of his life in a prison cell.

The judgment came down on Wednesday for 41-year-old Carlos Hernandez.

He was sentenced on racketeering and drug charges.

During testimony of the trial, it revealed that Hernandez and others agreed to carry out the mission of the gang by distributing drugs, intimidation and violence.