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Judge imposes remaining sentence on gang member

A 22-year-old gang member was was found to have violated the good behavior of his sentence, resulting in 30 more years of incarceration.

Cesar Augusto Pisconte was originally arrested for his involvement in a Dec. 24 2011 knifepoint robbery of a Chinese food delivery man in Ashburn and in Dec. 31, 2011 robbery of a Dulles hotel. Pisconte, a member of the 18th Street Gang, and a 15-year-old Sterling boy robbed a Fairfield Inn and Suite hotel on the 23000 block of Indian Creek Drive. A week later, Pisconte threw a glass bottle at an employee at a McDonald's drive-thru in Sterling.

In Aug. 2012, Pisconte was sentenced to 15 years in prison with an additional 30 years of suspended time for two counts of robbery, one count of conspiracy to use a firearm in the commission of a felony and one count of gang participation. Pisconte said the robberies was part of a "gang mission." The McDonald's incident was not included in the sentencing.

Since his sentencing, however, Pisconte, from jail, has written threatening letters to U.S. President Barack Obama, the F.B.I. and federal judges, including white powder or wires in some of the envelopes. Pisconte admitted he was in violation of the good behavior concession and requested to be sentenced immediately. Judge Thomas Horne found him in violation of his probation and imposed the remaining 30 years to his sentence.

Pisconte's anticipated release is 2050, however he may still face time from probation violations in both Prince William and Fairfax counties.


If this Judge had to run in a election I would vote for him. Someone from the past did a good job for Loudoun County getting Judge Thomas Horne appointed.

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