Paul LePage

A Drug Dealer Behind Angry Criticism From Maine's Governor Pleads Guilty

A leader of a violent New Haven drug gang believed to be responsible for a half dozen murders and drug distribution as far away as the state of Maine faces up to life in prison after pleading guilty in federal court to drug dealing, money laundering, murder and other crimes.

Keith Young, 27, of Hamden - who used the street names "Capo," "Bapo" and "Pancho" - was one of the leaders of a gang called Red Side Guerilla Brims, which was associated with the Bloods street gang.

Young and five other gang members are accused in a 34-count racketeering indictment of distributing...