(WJBK) - Thirteen alleged gang members in a local street gang have been indicted after the federal government executed multiple search warrants across metro-Detroit but police are still searching for two more.
Flaunting their guns and drugs in music videos on YouTube and flashing stacks of cash on Facebook, investigators say many members of the Smokecamp street gang, formerly the Runyon Boys, are under arrest.
Twelve were busted by the feds in a major operation early Wednesday morning. Neighbors say they woke up to doors being busted down.
"I just heard boom boom, boom like gunshots," a neighbor said. "It looked like SWAT was out there and everything."
The AFT busted down doors from Detroit's east side, which was home base for Smokecamp, to the suburb of Canton to the home of one of the gang's leaders, Jerray Key.
With the help of Detroit and state police, members were taken into custody, accused of robbery and extortion, trafficking in guns and drugs in multiple states, and selling to undercover ATF agents.
"They're involved in firearms trafficking, narcotics trafficking - (a) very violent group operating in Detroit's fifth and ninth precincts," said Marcus Watson, assistant special agent in charge.
The following members were indicted:
Korey Sanders aka "No Loan Corleon," "Staxs"
Jerray Key aka "Chino," "Dre"
Deshawn Langston aka "Pook" "Slips"
Richard Langston aka "Dub," "Rich," "Blow"
Hakeem Bunnell aka "Lb Dub"
Keenan Nielbock aka "Dolla," "Keno"
Caraun Key aka "Luch," "Ron," "Slick
Darryl Key aka "Db," Big Baby"
Tyree Williams aka"Snoop"
Romale Gibson aka "Santana"
Cary Dailey aka "Cease"
Antonio Langston aka "Tone"
Carlos Davis aka "Los," "Loso"
The ATF is still searching for Smokecamp gang members Darryl Key and Carlos Davis.
According to the ATF, ground zero for Smokecamp was on 7 Mile near Albion. They called it the "A" block -- part of the larger red zone claimed by the Bloods street gang.
The federal indictment alleges the gang members dealt crack cocaine, heroin, and ecstasy outside vacant homes and in front of stores trying to conduct legitimate business.
The arrests are welcome news for business owners in the area who say customers were often intimidated by the people hanging around outside their stores.
"They'd be all in front of the stores - and they be like drinking and smoking, doing all of what they want to do in front of the stores," said Laura, who lives in the area.
However, Watson says this is just the tip of the iceberg.
"We're working several other significant investigations. We believe there will be others that will come forward because unfortunately it's a violent city. But the partnership in the law enforcement community is strong," he said.
Again, the ATF is still searching for two members. Anyone with information call 800-ATF-GUNS.