Last May, President Trump spoke to a group of law enforcement officers in New York, where he called the violent MS-13 gang, “animals”.

The Democrat Party immediately came out in defense of MS-13, parading Rep. Nancy Pelosi out to condemn President Trump’s remarks. In her defenced of the violent MS-13 gang, whose members are mostly illegal aliens, many whom came here as “children”, Nancy reminded Americans that no person deserves to be called an “animal”.


Tell that to the residents of Long Island, NY, who are being terrorized by the violent MS-13 gang…

There is a specter haunting the Hamptons — one that’s turning some of the priciest properties in the country into fortresses equipped with bulletproof glass, weaponry and panic rooms.

“I sleep with a gun underneath my pillow: a Walther PPK/S, the same one James Bond carried,” said John Catsimatidis, owner of Red Apple Group and Gristedes Foods, who has a vacation property in East Quogue. “[My wife] Margo prefers a shotgun. Although, once, she thought she heard something, got the shotgun out and shot through the door.”

John And Margo Catsimatidis

The billionaire and his family, like others in the Hamptons, are shaken up over concerns that the vicious Salvadorian gang MS-13 is too close for comfort. In April, members of the gang massacred four young men behind a soccer field in Central Islip. Three months later, a Hampton Bays brothel raided by police was found to be tagged with an MS-13 sign. And in 2016, a man with MS-13 connections broke into a Southampton home and sexually assaulted a woman.

Last year, Southampton Town Police Chief Steven Skrynecki publicly expressed concern that the gang might spread further east. When he deployed police equipped with antiterrorism gear, including automatic weapons, along the perimeters of summer 2017 charity galas, locals took note.

One Southampton homeowner, who requested to remain anonymous for security reasons, recently outfitted her East End manse with bulletproof glass and hidden cameras throughout.

“[MS-13 is] in Suffolk County,” she said. “What’s an hour car ride? They are near.”

She’s not alone in her concern. “The home-security business is very event- and news-driven,” said Gary Blum, president of Armored Entry, a company that installs bullet-proof, super-secure windows and doors. “We get business when there is a tremendous amount of fear being generated.”

Chris Cosban of Covert Interiors heads inside a panic room he built in a home he sold to a friend. – Stefano Giovannini

Blum’s products aren’t cheap, starting at $6,000 for a single window “that you can beat with a sledgehammer without making a dent.”

But the high price might actually be a selling point.


Nine months ago, police on Long Island, New York, arrested five MS-13 gang members and associates at gunpoint on Dec. 6.

The five were charged with conspiracy in the second degree after allegedly trying to abduct and murder a 16-year-old male.

All five are illegal aliens from El Salvador, with three having entered the United States as unaccompanied minors, according to the Suffolk County Police Department.

The attempted abduction occurred in Brentwood, a community on Long Island that has been beleaguered by MS-13 gang violence.


Suffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy Sini said police received complaints on the morning of Dec. 6 that three to four Hispanic males in a van were approaching young, Hispanic boys and harassing them.

“In one incident, [the men were] hitting the individual in the arm with the bat, and in another incident, hitting the individual in the leg,” Sini said at a press conference on Dec. 7.

That same afternoon, near Brentwood High School, detectives observed a van load of five individuals approach and attempt to coerce a 16-year-old boy into the van.

“It’s those detectives that foiled the plot to kill a 16-year-old boy,” said Sini. –Epoch Times

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