Roanoke gang member could face life in prison after pleading guilty to multiple federal crimes
ROANOKE, Va. – A 21-year-old Roanoke gang member could spend the rest of his life in prison after pleading guilty a litany of crimes. Trayvone Kasey, a member of the Rollin’ 30s Crips in Roanoke, conspired with others to commit murder and other gang-related violent crimes, pleaded guilty on Friday in federal court to multiple federal crimes. He was federally indicted in October 2018 on federal racketeering charges, conspiracy to commit murder, and several firearms charges. The Roanoke set of the Rollin’ 30s operated primarily in northwest Roanoke, centered in and around the Lansdowne neighborhood. Levesy has also pleaded guilty to racketeering and conspiracy to commit murder in aid of racketeering.