Feb 26, 2015 5:08 PM

Former NH state rep. facing charges for possible riot involvement


MANCHESTER - A former state representative accused of driving his son to the scene of a fight has been indicted by a grand jury.

Hector Velez Sr. faces two riot charges for the March baseball bat brawl involving his 19-year-old son Hector Velez Jr.

Velez Jr. was sentenced in December and will spend up five years in prison.

Velez Jr. is reportedly a member of the 180 gang and was "settling a dispute" with a member of a rival gang o-t-l.

Velez Sr. faces up to 3 1/2 to four years in prison for each of the riot charges.


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