Tag: Aryan Brotherhood

Aryan member pleads guilty in Trejo slaying

A high-ranking member of the Aryan Brotherhood prison gang pleaded guilty Thursday to federal charges involving the 1995 slaying of a Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy. Federal prosecutors said Paul “Cornfed” Schneider admitted that Deputy Frank Trejo was shot and killed at the beginning of a crime spree by two gang associates under orders from Schneider to raise money by committing robberies. Schneider, 41, also was the co-owner of two enormous dogs that mauled a woman to death in San Francisco in 2001. He is expected to be sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy and racketeering in