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White supremacist gang member in Orange County sentenced to death

Johnson200A white supremacist gang member in Orange County was sentenced to death today for his involvement in the murder of a fellow gang member who had divulged gang secrets on television, authorities said.

Billy Joe Johnson, 46, was convicted last month of assisting two other men  in the March 2002 murder of Scott Miller, a founding member of the gang, the Orange County district attorney’s office said in a  statement.  Miller was featured in a Fox News broadcast a year earlier that focused on a criminal case against known leaders of the gang.

Fellow gang members were offended by his actions, prosecutors said. Although Miller’s voice and face were disguised during the television broadcast, other gang members were able to identify him by his tattoos.

Gang members Michael Allen Lamb, 35, and Jacob Anthony Rump, 34, were also convicted for their role in the murder.  Last year, Lamb was sentenced to death in the case, and in 2007 Rump received a sentence of life without the possibility of parole.

-- Baxter Holmes

Photo: Billy Joe Johnson. Credit: Daily Pilot

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Why can't we give all these racist animals the death penalty? Their lives offer absolutely no redeeming value. Nice parents they must have. What kind of parents allow their children to harbor such resentment and hatred? And don't give me the "these are adults who make their own choices" argument. If they were raised by any decent parents in a proper environment and instilled proper values do you think they would have ended up in a white supremacy gang???

From his picture it's easy to see that Mr. Johnson is oozing and effusing remorse and certainly looks like a respectful, law-abiding, and useful member of society. Good thing for him the state of California residents are cowards and his "death sentence" will be at least ten more year sof life for him - at our expense. Wonder why the Girlyman Governor can't get a grip on his terminator testicles and get the gas chamber hissing with joy, once more. It's about time - we need the space - and Mr. Johnson should be strapped into it and provided a final Syonara Cyanido Cocktail on us, the taxpayers.

HAHAHAHAHA ok its 4:07pm wondering where all the comments are? I mean you bigots are ready to crucified a latino or an immigrant if they commit a crime but when it comes to a white supremacist you keep you mouths shut. I am not surprised, how sad that you will attack a juvenile delinquents latino for stealing a cell phone from a purse and make raciest comments about how there from the trash of east la, but you cant make a comment of this white parasite that committed a murder and who know what other crime he has done. But you sit back and say nothing in the comments section of the LA times story but when it comes to a LAtino you are ready to give him the death sentence for a lesser crime.

Lets see if the LA Times will post this.

Hate is contagious! Remember that!

Boy, that is one upstanding citizen in the photo. I wonder if some people doesn't deserve to be born.

Anyone for retro active abortion?

this guy looks extremely intellegent. we should give him a job at Bank Of America as a customer service rep

One less skinhead, a brighter christmas it will be.

At age 8 I was robbed by 2 black teens at gun point, Age 13 assulted and new bike stolen by 20yr old black male, went to jail age 18 got stabbed by black guy for "being a rich white kid" 2nd day there. Just cause I grew up in the south bay doesn't mean we were rich, just hard workers. Now you see how people like this guy become what they are. I wasn't raised to hate but these people made me not trust and hate blacks. Sorry but it's their own fault for treating me like they did.

Death Penalty? In this state? You must be kidding. A sentence like that means nothing in the state of California. All it means is you and I get to house these idiots until they die at a cost of roughly $100 thousand dollars a year of which you and I pay for. How's that for a death sentence?

If it is going to happen, please don't waste 20 years. Just Do It

ok city of racist angels, they posted it...anything else?

I find it peculiar that there is no specific 'gang' mentioned, only the vague all incusive 'white supremicist' nomenclature, effectively demeaning and or shaming, or attempting to, anyone deemed white by the lefty lou's and the minority tarantulas.

Billy Joe Johnson literally asked to be given the death penalty. According to the L.A. Times, he made this request for two reasons: 1) the living accomodations on San Quentin's Death Row are much better than the conditions in the general population and 2) there's a very strong likelihood he'll die of old age before his appeals are exhausted. Even though he's not the nicest guy in the world, I have to give Johnson credit for gaming the system. After all, he knows he can't function outside of prison, so why not make his stay there as comfortable as possible.

Can you imagine this "comfused individual" pulling up to your house and saying "I here to take you daughter out to dinner."
Another sign of the apocalypse.

Didn't I read a story in the LA Times that this guy wanted the death sentance because they had better treatment in prison & he knew it would be more then ten years to carry out & by that time he figured he had lived long enough?


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