Photos: Gardere-area gang members indicted

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  • Advocate Staff Photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- High ranking member of the "Big Money Block Boyz", Charles Finister, is led from a staging area to a transport bus at the Louisiana State Police Headquarters on Thursday. A multi-agency operation early morning "round-up" operation netted 24 arrests. The "Big Money Block Boyz" are a criminal organization based out of the Gardere area.

  • Advocate Staff Photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Baton Rouge Police Chief Carl Dabadie speaks with the media regarding 28 indictments associated with criminal organization in the Baton Rouge area on Thursday. A multi-agency operation early morning "round-up" operation netted 24 arrests. The "Big Money Block Boyz" are a criminal organization based out of the Gardere area.

  • Advocate Staff Photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Members of the "Big Money Block Boyz" are led from a staging area to a transport bus at the Louisiana State Police Headquarters on Thursday. A multi-agency operation early morning "round-up" operation netted 24 arrests. The "Big Money Block Boyz" are a criminal organization based out of the Gardere area.

  • Advocate Staff Photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Members of the "Big Money Block Boyz" are led from a staging area to a transport bus at the Louisiana State Police Headquarters on Thursday. A multi-agency operation early morning "round-up" operation netted 24 arrests. The "Big Money Block Boyz" are a criminal organization based out of the Gardere area.

  • Advocate Staff Photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar C. Moore, III speaks with the media regarding 28 indictments associated with criminal organization in the Baton Rouge area on Thursday. A multi-agency operation early morning "round-up" operation netted 24 arrests. The "Big Money Block Boyz" are a criminal organization based out of the Gardere area.

  • Advocate Staff Photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Sheriff Sid J. Gautreaux, III speaks with the media regarding 28 indictments associated with criminal organization in the Baton Rouge area on Thursday. A multi-agency operation early morning "round-up" operation netted 24 arrests. The "Big Money Block Boyz" are a criminal organization based out of the Gardere area.

  • Advocate Staff Photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Capt. M. Doug Cain II is joined by high ranking parish and city officials as he speaks with the media regarding 28 indictments associated with criminal organization in the Baton Rouge area on Thursday. A multi-agency operation early morning "round-up" operation netted 24 arrests. The "Big Money Block Boyz" are a criminal organization based out of the Gardere area.

  • Advocate Staff Photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Members of the "Big Money Block Boyz" are led from a staging area to a transport bus at the Louisiana State Police Headquarters on Thursday. A multi-agency operation early morning "round-up" operation netted 24 arrests. The "Big Money Block Boyz" are a criminal organization based out of the Gardere area.

  • Advocate Staff Photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- Members of the "Big Money Block Boyz" are featured hierarchically at the Louisiana State Police Headquarters on Thursday. A multi-agency operation early morning "round-up" operation netted 24 arrests. The "Big Money Block Boyz" are a criminal organization based out of the Gardere area.