Bounty Hunter Lot Boys, a subset of the Bloods criminal street gang Amaad Thompson a/k/a "Fat-Boy" and Derek Dixon arrested
Amaad Thompson a/k/a "Fat-Boy" and Derek Dixon, both of Somerset, were arrested on Oct. 16.According to Somerset County Prosecutor Wayne J. Forrest, on Oct. 16 the Somerset County Gangs and Guns Task Force and the Franklin Township Crime Suppression Unit saw Thompson sell crack cocaine to Dixon outside the A&G Deli on Millstone Road in Franklin Township.Detectives approached Dixon and Thompson and discovered two baggies of crack cocaine which Dixon attempted to discard. Simultaneously, another group of detectives searched Thompson's residence and found a Smith and Wesson .357 magnum revolver and a Llama .45 automatic handgun, ammunition and controlled dangerous substance packaging materials.He also had two full-grown pit bull dogs in the bedroom.
One of the dogs, unfortunately, was shot and killed for lunging at one of the detectives.Thompson was also identified as a member of the Bounty Hunter Lot Boys, a subset of the Bloods criminal street gang as he has a tattoo on his right hand with the initials B.H.L.B. dripping blood. The pit-bull that was shot was named C.K., which is a Bloods term for Crip Killer. The Crips are a rival gang of the BloodsThe Bloods are the fastest growing criminal street gangs in New Jersey.
Thompson was charged with distribution of cocaine in the third degree, distribution within 500 feet of public housing in the second degree and two counts of possession of a weapon while committing a controlled dangerous substance offense in the second 2nd degree.His bail was set at $150,000.00 cash or bond.Dixon was charged with possession of cocaine in the third degree, loitering to obtain controlled dangerous substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.Dixon was released on he own recognizance.