Prosecutors: Ex-officer and Gangster Disciple sentenced

Vancito Gumbs (DeKalb County Police Department)

A former police officer and Gangster Disciples member was sentenced to 15 years of imprisonment followed by five years of supervised release for racketeering conspiracy involving murder, federal prosecutors in Atlanta announced Monday.

Vancito Gumbs, 28, of Stone Mountain, Georgia, was recorded by federal agents on phone calls passing leaders of the gang information from law enforcement, while he was employed as a DeKalb County Police Officer. Prosecutors say Gumbs also provided a gun to a fellow gang member.

Gumbs was convicted in May 2019 after a jury trial.

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