Saturday, 11 April 2009
Red Scorpion Gang Leaders are Jonathan, Jarrod and Jamie Bacon
These 3 brothers are believed to be in the top ranks of a drug-trafficking group which has running links to the Red Scorpions. In the last few months hey have been targeted by the UN gang, who they used to align with. Jonathan, 27, has survived two attempted murders, including one in the driveway of his parents’ Abbotsford home in 2006. Other gangsters tried to kill Jamie, 22, on Jan. 20 during a shooting at a Abbotsford intersection in the middle of the day.
Somphavanh Chanathabouala Chanathabouala was charged in Victoria alongside a 16-year-old youth for murder and attempted murder after a shooting outside the Red Jacket nightclub killed Truong and left two wounded. Chanathabouala’s younger brother, Kevin, is a known Red Scorpion drug dealer who, used to live in the same condo where the Surrey Six were killed
Dennis Karbovanec, associateKarbovanec was the target of a gang hit on New Year’s Eve, however thanks to his bullet-proof vest he lived to tell the tale. He is currently facing several weapons-related charges. In 2007, his close friend Jonathan Bacon turned over 114 sticks of stolen dynamite, a grenade, seven handguns, two shotguns, a file and an Uzi submachinegun to Abbotsford police as part of a plea bargain for Karbovanec.
Kevin LeClair, associate 26-year-old LeClair was shot and killed in a violent daylight shooting at an IGA in Langley Feb. 6. Kevin was alleged to have played a key role in both trafficking and money laundering within the Red Scorpions Gang. The day before he was murdered, he was seen having coffee with Jonathan Bacon in Port Moody.
Jimmy (Grover) Lee, associate Lee operated a crack house from which he sold meth, other drugs and used tires. He was gunned down last October. He was associated with UN members in North Surrey through the meth and crack trade.
Konaam Shirzad,Shirzad attempted to get even with a teenager in 2005 who testified against him in court by having another RS Gang member, Nam Hoang, take care of him. The hit went wrong when Hoang’s shooter hitting the wrong Lynn Valley home. Shirzad and Hoang pleaded guilty to mischief endangering life for their involvement.Some known members and associates include: Kyle Daniel Ali, Ashley Marie Apolinario, Hishem Bennink, Raphael Jose Blanco, Justin Houchen, Mark Andrew Hubahib, Mario Kraljevic, Tommy Tung Nguyen, Homayon Rafieyan, Aleksander Reljic, Kurtis Schmidt and John Romar Supena.