BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore’s “number one trigger-puller,” Montana Barronette, 21, has been arrested, according to Police Commissioner Kevin Davis.
He was arrested over the weekend and charged with first-degree murder, handgun violations and “other related charges.”READ MORE: Chesapeake's Crab Population At Lowest Since 1990, Survey Finds
He’s “an absolute poster child for what a repeat offender is in Baltimore City,” Davis said.
Police say he’s a Black Guerilla Family member and has been linked to at least a dozen murders, including the death of Alfonso Williams.
On May 3, 2013, police say a man, now identified as Barronette walked up to Williams on West Lafayette Avenue and shot him over and over again.READ MORE: WJZ's Furever Friend: Snuffy
Barronette frequented the areas of Sandtown-Winchester, Pedestal Gardens and Pennsylvania Avenue, and “terrorized those communities,” according to Davis.
“We are still following up on numerous, numerous cases that we believe Barronette is responsible for. Remember his name. You’ll hear it again very soon.”
Police were able to bring charges against him as part of the city’s “War Room” strategy, which targets repeat violent offenders.MORE NEWS: Park Heights “Renaissance Row” Apartment Building Opens With New Affordable Housing Units