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You Tube videos earn Miami gang leader prison time

Bird Road Rudy, the gang leader who posted a YouTube video of himself and buddies waving guns in the air and taunting police to ''come get some,'' admitted to a federal judge Friday what he did was illegal.

Rudy Villanueva, 31, pleaded guilty to being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. He faces up to 10 years in prison and will be sentenced May 14.

A multiagency task force arrested Villanueva -- the leader of the Bird Road Boys gang -- and Anthony Logan, 22, in January, days after The Miami Herald reported on several YouTube videos featuring the men. In one, Villanueva and Logan pointed assault rifles and handguns at the camera in a message directed at Miami-Dade's gang unit.

Read the full story on MiamiHerald.com.

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