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Man indicted for drive-by shooting in east Athens that wounded three (Athens, GA): A Clarke County grand jury last week indicted a man on charges connected to a drive-by shooting two months ago in east Athens in which three people were wounded.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: September 16, 2014

Police arrest gun-toting alleged Athens gang member at Clarke Central-Cedar Shoals game (Athens, GA): Athens-Clarke County police said they arrested on Friday an alleged gun-toting gang member during the Clarke Central-Cedar Shoals football game at Cedar Shoals High School.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: September 15, 2014

Police: Accused shooter intended to kill rival (Carollton, GA): A police detective says one of three suspects accused in the fatal shooting of a 13-year-old west Georgia boy intended to kill a rival gang member who lived in the same apartment complex.
Source: WDEF News 12    Date: September 14, 2014

Man arrested in 2002 gang-related shootout along I-85 (Gwinnett County, GA): More than a decade later, a reputed gang member has been arrested in connection with a deadly shootout between vehicles speeding down an interstate access road.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post    Date: September 12, 2014

Three men charged with gang participation in Thomasville (Thomasville, GA): Three men are in the Thomas county jail, charged with participating in criminal gang activity. Thomasville Police arrested Artriel Scott, Hiyatah Cochran, and Malik Hayes.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: September 12, 2014

Police probe leads to gang arrests (Thomasville, GA): After receiving complaints from citizens, Thomasville police began an investigation two months ago that uncovered a street gang.
Source: Thomasville Times-Enterprise    Date: September 12, 2014

Painting Savannah: Graffiti complaints target downtown and public murals find life (Savannah, GA): The light yellow bricks of an out-of-the-way wall in the East Victorian District had been hit again with large swirls of deep red spray paint writing. “This wall’s been painted so many times,” said Michael Thomas, work ventures supervisor at the Savannah Impact Program. “They just keep painting it over and over.”
Source: Savannah Morning News    Date: September 7, 2014

Gangs of Valdosta (Valdosta, GA): The South Georgia Gang Task Force has identified more than a dozen active gangs and hundreds of gang members in the Valdosta/Lowndes County area and are working to educate the community about their existence and to persuade potential recruits not to join.
Source: The Valdosta Daily Times    Date: September 7, 2014

Grand jurors indict some on gang charge; others on sexually related charges (Rome, GA): Eight people linked by authorities to a gang beating were indicted Friday by a Floyd County grand jury, Superior Court records state. Authorities say the group beat two men June 7 at a Callahan Street home, shouting “Bloods” as they punched and kicked the victims.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: September 6, 2014

3 men found guilty, 1 cleared in beating death (Marietta, GA): Prosecutors say three Mableton men have been found guilty and one man was acquitted in the beating of a man who later died in suburban Atlanta.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: September 4, 2014

3 men found guilty, 1 cleared in gang-related beating death (Marietta, GA): Prosecutors say three Mableton men have been found guilty and one man was acquitted in the beating of a man who later died in suburban Atlanta.
Source:    Date: September 4, 2014

Another 'Most Wanted' gang member is off the street (Albany, GA): 20 year Tevin Scott, a Black Mamba Rattler, wanted for Aggravated assault, possession of a firearm, affray, battery, and gang participation, is now in APD custody.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: September 3, 2014

Two indicted for killing baby in DeKalb home invasion (DeKalb County, GA): Two gang members accused of killing a 9-month-old boy in May have now been indicted on eight charges that include murder and aggravated assault.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: September 2, 2014

APD names five most wanted gang members (Albany, GA): The Albany Police Department Gang Unit wants to know where these men are. They comprise the Top 5 MOST WANTED Gang Members in Albany. They plan to continue the list to get dangerous gang members off our streets. The Gang Unit says these five gang members all have outstanding warrants, and all of them involve violence.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: September 2, 2014

Assault leads to gang activity charge (Rome, GA): A Rome man was being held without bond Saturday morning on charges that he was allegedly involved in gang-related violence, according to Floyd County Jail reports.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: August 30, 2014

Four men arrested after shots fired (Newnan, GA): Four men believed to be members of a local gang were arrested by Newnan Police officers following a shooting late Wednesday.
Source: Times-Herald    Date: August 29, 2014

Man sentenced to life without parole for murder of rapper Lil Phat (Fulton County, GA): Three men were sentenced in Fulton County Friday in the murder case of a rapper gunned down in an Atlanta parking lot last year.
Source: WSB-TV 2 News    Date: August 29, 2014

Second man arrested in killing of cab driver in Norcross (Norcross, GA): Cameron Hollis, 17, of the 1300 block of Lia Hills Drive in Norcross, has been arrested and charged with the murder of taxi cab driver Afolabi Andrew Odifa, on August 16. Hollis has also been charged with armed robbery and participation in criminal gang activity related to the murder.
Source:    Date: August 28, 2014

Deliberations continue in Cobb County gang-related murder case (Cobb County, GA): Defense lawyers say four men accused in a gang-related homicide, didn't kill the man, but the car that ran over him did.
Source: WSB-TV 2 News    Date: August 27, 2014

Man faces life in prison for 2012 fatal shooting in the West End (Atlanta, GA): A gang member who shot and killed a man in the West End is likely to spend life in prison for the 2012 murder.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: August 26, 2014

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