Memphis police arrest alleged gang leader

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Police have announced the arrest of an alleged leader of a local gang.

On March 18, officers with the Metro Gang Unit developed the whereabouts of Leantonio Jones, the alleged leader of the Mafia Tide Bizz Gang (MTB).

According to MPD, Jones was wanted on ten active warrants for charges of Robbery, Convicted Felon in Possession of a Handgun, Aggravated Burglary, Attempted Possession of a Controlled Substance with the Intent to Manufacture/Distribute/Sell, three counts of Aggravated Assault, Petition to Revoke a Suspended Sentence, Simple Assault, and Theft of Property $1,000 or Less.

Jones was apprehended in the 2900 block of Mimosa.