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Cops arrest 7 alleged members of Grayson’s ‘Ydubb’ gang (Gwinnett County, GA): Larnell Sillah, the purported leader of the Young Wavey Goonz gang, has been incarcerated since Feb. 8, 2013, penance for the robbery and murder of an innocent 14-year-old boy. He’ll likely remain in prison for the rest of his life. His gang, though, is alive and well.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post    Date: March 13, 2015

Richmond County Sheriff's Office releases results from community survey (Augusta, GA): The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has released the results of their first ever citizen satisfaction survey. The Sheriff's Office says they will use the feedback they received to better train their officers and prioritize the areas they should concentrate on.
Source: WAGT Augusta 26 News     Date: March 12, 2015

Albany Gang Unit trained on Georgia law (Albany, GA): Officers of the Albany Police Department’s special gang unit have been in class all week, learning how to better identify gangs and gang members, and also to fully understand Georgia’s gang law.
Source: The Albany Herald    Date: March 12, 2015

Five Macon men indicted in fatal Wings Cafe shootout (Macon, GA): Alleged members of two Macon street gangs accused in a Dec. 12 fatal shootout at Wings Cafe were named in two 51-count indictments Tuesday.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: March 10, 2015

Warner Robins man indicted in 2013 Zodiac Lounge shooting (Macon, GA): A 25-year-old Warner Robins man was indicted Tuesday on charges connected to the July 5, 2013, fatal shooting outside Macon’s Zodiac Lounge that left a teenager dead and a man shot eight times.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: March 10, 2015

Parents Brush Up On Gang Knowledge (Augusta, GA): Parents may think people claiming Bloods, Crips or Folk Nation are just in places like Chicago, Los Angeles or Atlanta, But one police officer opened a few eyes and ears about the truth: Gangs are in Richmond County.
Source: WJBF NewsChannel 6    Date: March 10, 2015

Grandmother among gang members named in racketeering case (Newton County, GA): Investigators say they have arrested several members of a violent drug gang and a grandmother who they say played a key role in the case. Channel 2 investigative reporter Mark Winne was the only Atlanta reporter in court Monday as members of the Ghost Face Gangsters faced racketeering charges.
Source: WSB-TV 2 News    Date: March 9, 2015

Man arrested in gang-related beating (Cobb County, GA): A Blue Ridge man was arrested by Cobb Sheriff’s deputies Feb. 14 after they say he beat a man earlier in the month. Justin Joseph Keiser, 23, of Blue Ridge, admitted to deputies he was a member of a gang called Ghost Face Gangster, according to a warrant for his arrest.
Source: The Marietta Daily Journal    Date: March 5, 2015

Fugitive in 2001 Cobb gang-related shooting captured (Cobb County, GA): Fourteen years after a fatal gang-related shooting in Cobb County, a fugitive suspect was arrested Thursday. Noy Siharah, also known as James Siharah and “Loonie,” was taken into custody in Ellenwood by FBI agents and Atlanta police officers, the FBI’s Atlanta office said in a news release.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: March 5, 2015

Police: Gangs behind 15 Atlanta Craigslist robberies (Atlanta, GA): Two Atlanta street gangs are behind at least 15 robberies that stemmed from fake used car ads on Craigslist, according to police.
Source: Atlanta Business Chronicle    Date: March 4, 2015

‘You’re lucky,’ Bibb County judge tells teen in gang slaying (Macon, GA): It was a few minutes past 9 Thursday morning when Bibb County Superior Court Judge Howard Simms’ courtroom came to order. The place was mostly empty except for a few bailiffs, a sheriff’s deputy, a lawyer or three and two young men in jailhouse jumpsuits.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: February 26, 2015

New York man indicted on murder charges in Houston County killing (Perry, GA): A New York City man accused of a Houston County killing and a related Thanksgiving drive-by shooting has been indicted on multiple charges, including malice and felony murder.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: February 25, 2015

Thomas sentenced to 20 years in 2012 gang-related shooting (Elberton, GA): Timothy Eugene Thomas, 23, of Hartwell became the first individual in Elbert County to be convicted and sentenced for gang-related activity. Thomas entered a guilty plea to five counts of aggravated assault and five counts of violation of the street gang terrorism and prevention act and was sentenced by Superior Court Judge John Bailey Friday.
Source: The Elberton Star    Date: February 24, 2015

New details emerge in alleged gang prostitution of 15-year-old (Bibb County, GA): New details emerged Thursday in the alleged gang prostitution of a 15-year-old advertised on an online classified ad site. Asialeena Sapp, 26, is accused of paying for area motel rooms where the girl was forced to have sex for money in the last three months of 2012, said prosecutor Larissa Olliverre at a hearing in Bibb County Superior Court.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: February 19, 2015

Macon teen denied bond in alleged 2014 gang car-jacking spree (Macon, GA): As a 61-year-old man lay on the ground, a 15-year-old Macon teenager kicked him. It was late on the night of Oct. 4 or early Oct. 5. The man had been walking to his car at the Macon Marriott City Center on Coliseum Drive when he was approached at gunpoint.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: February 19, 2015

Albany State raises awareness of campus gang activity (Albany, GA): Albany State University Police gave faculty and staff information on how to spot gang activity on campus on Wednesday. For the second year in a row, officers hosted a seminar, teaching instructors how to identify gang members and activities that could lead to violence or crimes.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: February 18, 2015

Teen gang member sentenced in shooting (Kennesaw, GA): An Acworth man pleaded guilty Monday to his part in a gang-related shooting. Alexander Market, 19, was convicted of three counts of violating Georgia's Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act.
Source: WXIA 11 News    Date: February 18, 2015

Suspected gang members arrested for drugs (Newnan, GA): Newnan police arrested four suspected gang members Friday after officers pulled them over and found drugs and firearms in their possession. Because officers identified all four men as members of the Lynch Park Sharks, they were each charged with violating the Georgia Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act as well, and they were all transported to the Coweta County Jail.
Source: The Newnan Times-Herald    Date: February 18, 2015

Jailed Zodiac Lounge shooting suspect accused of having contraband (Macon, GA): A man awaiting trial in the 2013 beating and shooting of a man at Macon’s Zodiac Lounge was indicted Tuesday on allegations he was caught with contraband at the Bibb County jail.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: February 17, 2015

Violent Atlanta-Area Gang Members Sent to Federal Prison (Atlanta, GA): Three members of a international crime group — two of whom are from Gwinnett County — have been sentenced to federal prison for their participation in violent gang activities in the Atlanta area, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Friday.
Source: BufordPatch    Date: February 13, 2015

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