SWS (Solid Wood Soldiers) Criminal Enterprise

2014 A Southeast Texas man, Tanner Lynn Bourque, connected to a faction of the Aryan Brotherhood was sentenced to life in a federal prison for ordering the murder of James Lee Sedtal after Sedtal apparently assaulted a member of the Aryan Brotherhood. According to court documents, the SWS is a race-based organization operating inside and outside of jails and prisons in Texas and elsewhere. SWS was founded during the 1990s by inmates within the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.VideoVideo: 2013 Today in Judge Marcia Crone's court, she sentenced a 32-year-old Vidor man for his role in a March 2011 murder.Kenny Don Stanley pleaded guilty on June 25 of this year to murder in aid of racketeering and was sentenced to life.According to testimony, Stanley, along with Tanner Lynn Bourque, Kristopher Leigh Guidry and Vicki Stark-Fitts used a firearm to murder James Lee Sedtal in Liberty County.The defendants murdered Sedtal in retaliation on behalf of the Aryan…

SWS (Solid Wood Soldiers) Criminal Enterprise, also known as Solid Wood Soldiers, Separate White State is a group formed c. 1995.
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