According to court documents, Elley, Loveall, and other ABT gang members and associates agreed to commit multiple acts of murder, robbery, arson, kidnapping, and narcotics trafficking.
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The ABT was established in the early 1980s within the Texas prison system, and modeled itself after the Aryan Brotherhood, a California-based prison gang founded in the 1960s.
Goldman reportedly facilitated communication of criminal activities among imprisoned gang members. She faces up to life in prison.
Cooke, along with 11 other ABT members, beat a prospective member for violating their rules of conduct, causing serious bodily injury.
Court documents show that David Harlow and 11 other ABT gang members beat a prospective ABT member at the home of one of the gang leaders.
Eleven of the 12 defendants in the case have pleaded guilty, and 43-year-old gang member David Harlow was found guilty by a judge last March.
Manning faces up to life in prison, and the minimum sentence is 25 years.