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Black Guerrilla Family

BGF 'field marshal' sentenced to two years in prison

BGF 'field marshal' sentenced to two years in prison

A woman who helped oversee operations for the Black Guerrilla Family gang is headed to federal prison.

On Friday, U.S. District Judge James K. Bredar sentenced Kimberly McIntosh, 47, to two years in prison, citing "an element of mercy" for the woman, who has Stage 3 breast cancer. She has been receiving chemotherapy treatments since April and is scheduled to have a double mastectomy.

McIntosh was first indicted in 2010 in connection with her activities for the Black Guerrilla Family. That indictment revealed the scope of the gang's influence in the city. It came three years before a sweeping indictment charged numerous gang members...