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Deadly Corinth Shootings Blamed On Gang Violence (Corinth, MS): An investigation into gang ties in a deadly double shooting in Corinth, Mississippi, over the weekend. Police say two men were shot to death outside an apartment complex Saturday night. At least 80 shots were fired from four different guns, and tonight, neighbors are still on edge. According to police and residents, gang related crime is bad and getting worse.
Source: localmemphis.com    Date: April 6, 2015
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Simon City Royals street gang member found with guns, ice, pot in Pascagoula (Pascagoula, MS): Narcotics agents Tuesday arrested a member of the Simon City Royals street gang after he was pulled over in a traffic stop that resulted in the seizure of methamphetamine, said Keith Havard, commander of the South Mississippi Metro Enforcement Team.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: March 26, 2015
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Three accused in bomb-making for gang feud in Bay St. Louis (Bay St. Louis, MS) : Police arrested three people this week on charges related to making explosive devices for use in retaliation against another gang.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: March 17, 2015
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Two more associates of Black Gangsta Disciples gang enter guilty pleas in meth trafficking case (Gulfport, MS): Two more associates or members of the Black Gangsta Disciples street gang accused of trafficking meth in George County and Mobile have entered guilty pleas.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: March 11, 2015
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Two accused in meth trafficking conspiracy associated with street gang plead guilty (Gulfport, MS): One associate of the Black Gangsta Disciples street gang and one other accused of trafficking meth in George County and Mobile have entered guilty pleas in the case, records show.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: February 18, 2015
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Mom of burned teen's ex-boyfriend refutes gang rumors (Courtland, MS): Internet rumors have swirled around the death of a 19-year-old girl who died after being set on fire, a case that even after almost two months still remains unsolved.
Source: USA Today    Date: January 30, 2015
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MPD is Cracking Down on Gang Shootings (Meridian, MS): Demarcus Temple is the latest person to be arrested in connection with a shooting and gang-related activity.
Source: WTOK 11 News    Date: January 28, 2015
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Police, public share role in fighting crime (Meridian, MS): In a bid to curtail criminal activity in city, the Meridian Police Department consolidated units to put more officers on the street, improved its relationship with the public and created a gang unit in order to assist in all areas of fighting crime.
Source: The Meridian Star    Date: January 25, 2015
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FBI and others apprehend gang members on federal drug charges (George County, MS): Six members or associates of the Black Gangster Disciples Street Gang have been arrested on federal drug charges in George County, Mississippi, and Mobile, Alabama.
Source: The Clarion-Ledger    Date: January 13, 2015
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Sollie: New gang in town (Meridian, MS): The weekend arrest of alleged gang members by the Meridian Police Department had officials at Monday's East Mississippi Business Development Corporation's Council of Governments talking about gang problems in Meridian and greater Lauderdale County.
Source: The Meridian Star    Date: January 13, 2015
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MPD Arrests Two for Violent Gang Activity (Meridian, MS): The Meridian Police Department’s Gang Unit has arrested two teenagers for multiple violent charges in the city. Nineteen-year-old Harvey Anderson is charged with two counts aggravated assault, causing a felony by a person under 17, shooting into an occupied vehicle and participating in or conducting gang activity.
Source: WTOK 11 News    Date: January 10, 2015
http://www.wtok.com/...

Trial set for alleged gang members in federal case (Oxford, MS): The trial of 14 alleged members of white supremacist prison gang in Mississippi is scheduled for April 27 in U.S. District Court in Oxford. The 14 are each charged with racketeering tied to violent crimes and drug distribution.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: January 6, 2015
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Jessica Chambers: Anonymous Goes After Gang Money; Gas Station Employee Cleared (Panola County, MS): When someone set Jessica Chambers on fire in Panola County, Mississippi, they couldn’t have known how much would get scorched before it was all over. A country cries out for justice for the teen who was burning alive when paramedics found her, but died later before identifying her attacker.
Source: WebProNews    Date: December 18, 2014
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Four now charged with murder in Hattiesburg shooting (Hattiesburg, MS): Three more Hattiesburg men have been charged with murder in the Nov. 29 shooting death of Nathan Alexander, bringing to four the number of suspects charged with murder in his death.
Source: The Hattiesburg American    Date: December 15, 2014
http://www.hattiesburgamerican.com/...

9th suspect arrested in Hattiesburg's 12th homicide (Hattiesburg, MS): Hattiesburg police have arrested the ninth suspect in connection to the city's 12th homicide of 2014. The drive-by shooting that occurred Nov. 29th at 312 West 4th Street and took the life of Hattiesburg resident Nathaniel Alexander, 39.
Source: WDAM 7 News    Date: December 9, 2014
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Ruffin Charged with Shooting, Gang Activity (Meridian, MS): Just months after being arrested for aggravated assault, a Meridian teenager is behind bars again in another shooting case. Jaylon Ruffin, 15, was charged Wednesday with shooting into a dwelling Nov. 9 and gang activity.
Source: WTOK 11 News    Date: December 3, 2014
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UPDATE: 8 suspects in custody in connection to 12th homicide (Hattiesburg, MS): Hattiesburg police have arrested eight suspects in connection to the city's 12th homicide of 2014. The drive-by shooting that occurred Saturday night took the life of Hattiesburg resident Nathaniel Alexander, 39. The suspects appeared in court today for their initial appearance.
Source: WDAM 7 News    Date: December 3, 2014
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3 of 8 suspects wanted by Hattiesburg police in custody (Hattiesburg, MS): Hattiesburg police have arrested three of eight suspects in connection to the city's 12th homicide of 2014 and are searching for five more. Anthony Crosby, 22, Brandon McNair, 27, and Michael May, 20, were all arrested Monday evening and charged with conspiracy to commit a felony, as well as street gang activity in connection to the Saturday night shooting death of Nathaniel Alexander, 39.
Source: WDAM 7 News    Date: December 2, 2014
http://www.wdam.com/...

MPD Using New Tactics to Combat Gangs (Meridian, MS): Meridian police say they're now more ready than ever to tackle the city's gang problems. The MPD's gang unit attended a training session last week with police from all across the South at an undisclosed location.
Source: WTOK 11 News    Date: November 20, 2014
http://www.wtok.com/...

Inmates, experts: Gangs rule Miss.'s prisons (Jackson, MS): Inside Mississippi's prisons, gangs rule. If you refuse to join, they will beat you, stab you, addict you, extort you, abuse you and-or rape you. And there is no place to hide because corrections officials won't let you live separately from gangs — despite a state Department of Corrections policy that declares "zero tolerance" for them.
Source: The Clarion-Ledger    Date: October 4, 2014
http://www.clarionledger.com/...

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