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The Second-in-Command of the Massachusetts Latin Kings has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from his lead role in finding and punishing gang members who spoke to the police.

On Tuesday, Feb. 23, Angel “King Big A” Roldan, 35, pleaded guilty in U.S. Senior Court to conspiracy to conduct enterprise affairs through a pattern of racketeering activity, said the U.

S. Attorney’s Office, Massachusetts.

From at least 2018 to 2019, Roldan served as the “Cacique,” aka second-in-command, of the Massachusetts chapter. As part of his leadership role, Roldan was responsible for investigating "snitches," members who had allegedly provided information to law enforcement officials, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.

Once the information was gathered, and the status confirmed, it was Roldan’s job to organize physical attacks on them, both inside and outside of prison.

During the investigation, Roldan was caught on camera selling a “cooperating witness” 100 grams of fentanyl and a firearm.

Roldan’s plea is part of the on-going prosecution of 62 alleged gang members caught up in a sweep of Latin King leadership in 2019.

Roldan is the 36th defendant to plead guilty in this case, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.

Sentencing for Roldan has been scheduled for July. Roldan faces a maximum punishment of up to 20 years in prison and a fine of $250,000.

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Slumping Kings Beat Short-Handed Lakers 123-120

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Buddy Hield shook off a sore ankle to score 29 points and the Sacramento Kings beat the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers 123-120 on Wednesday night.

Los Angeles Lakers guard Dennis Schroder (17) drives to the basket as Sacramento Kings forward Nemanja Bjelica (8) reaches for the ball in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, March 3, 2021. (Hector Amezcua/AP Photo)

Hield’s status for the game was in doubt because of a sprained right ankle but he decided to play through it and helped the Kings win for just the second time in the past 12 games.

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They took advantage of a banged-up Lakers team missing LeBron James and Anthony Davis to bounce back from Sunday’s late-game collapse against Charlotte when they missed five foul shots in the final 69 seconds to blow an eight-point lead.

Sacramento held on at the end to win this one with Harrison Barnes’ layup giving the Kings a 121-120 lead with 30.1 seconds remaining after De’Aaron Fox had just fouled out.

Dennis Schröder and Montrezl Harrell then both missed short shots at the other end and Sacramento got the ball back with 3.0 seconds to play.

Barnes made two free throws and Kyle Kuzma’s desperation 3-pointer at the buzzer was off target to seal the win for the Kings.

Fox finished with 23 points and Barnes had 20 for Sacramento.

Schröder scored 28 to lead Los Angeles, Harrell added 26 and Kuzma scored 25. But it wasn’t enough for the Lakers, who lost for the sixth time in eight games to fall into a tie for third place in the Western Conference.

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James missed his first game of the season for the Lakers with a sore left ankle. James is still expected to play in the All-Star Game Sunday but the Lakers decided to give him a day off.

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“He’s pretty banged up right now, so we took this opportunity to keep him home for this game,” coach Frank Vogel said.

The Lakers were also missing Davis (right calf strain), Marc Gasol (health and safety protocols) and Alex Caruso (neck spasms).

The Kings were also short-handed with rookie Tyrese Haliburton missing his second straight game with an injured left calf. Haliburton is expected to miss one more game before returning after the break.

TIP-INS

Lakers: Los Angeles made 12 of its first 18 shots. … Harrell was called for a technical foul after yelling “And 1!” after scoring a basket early in the second quarter.

Kings: Hield scored eight straight points in a span of 50 seconds in the second quarter to help the Kings erase a 14-point first-quarter deficit to take a 45-43 lead.

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Lakers: Host Indiana on March 12.

Kings: Visit Portland on Thursday night.

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