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Gangs and contraband major security issues in Georgia jails (Albany, GA): Atlanta corrections agencies meet to crack down on jail gangs and contraband being smuggled inside. South Georgia jail officials say they have also seen an increase in gang activity behind bars, and welcome new ideas how to deal with it.
Source: WTVM 9 News    Date: July 23, 2014

Keeping kids out of gangs (Augusta, GA): Everyone wants to belong, but the search for protection and care can sometimes land teens in the wrong group. Gang activity is on the rise, and one man is making it his mission to help kids find another way.
Source: WRDW News 12    Date: July 20, 2014

A growing problem (Statesboro, GA): Reports of graffiti, increased crime and the arrests of suspects with admitted gang connections have local law enforcement keeping a close eye on a growing problem.
Source: Statesboro Herald    Date: July 19, 2014

Athens police arrest three suspected gang members (Athens, GA): Three men linked to a street gang in Athens, including one suspect who was already sought on a charge of violating the state’s gang law, were arrested Wednesday, Athens-Clarke County police said.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: July 17, 2014

Another arrest made for gang activity (Floyd County, GA): Rome Police have arrested a 28-year old man for criminal gang activity in connection with an incident that occurred last week. According to Floyd County Jail reports, Reginald Demetrius Chatman, of a Moran Lake Road address, participated in the beating of a woman on July the 8th.
Source: WRGA News    Date: July 15, 2014

Floyd County Jail inmate charged with gang activity, beating up another inmate (Floyd County, GA): An inmate at the Floyd County Jail received new charges Sunday after allegedly beating up another inmate and tagging his cell with gang insignias.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: July 14, 2014

Two more charged in alleged gang beating at Floyd County Jail (Floyd County, GA): The Floyd County Sheriff's Office has charged two more inmates in connection with possibly gang-related violence, according to Floyd County Jail reports.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: July 14, 2014

Another alleged gang member arrested for east Athens home invasion (Athens, GA): Authorities on Thursday arrested one of two purported gang members wanted in connection with a home invasion armed robbery earlier this week in east Athens.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: July 12, 2014

Woman charged in alleged gang-related beating (Rome, GA): A Rome woman was being held without bond Saturday morning after she was arrested in connection with the assault on another woman earlier this week, according to Floyd County Jail reports.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: July 12, 2014

Two charged in gang-related shooting (McDonough, GA): Two men have been charged in what police said are gang-related drive-by shootings in Hampton and Locust Grove. The unintended targets included a 10-month-old baby who was not reported injured, according to arrest warrants. One woman suffered a shot to her right arm, said police.
Source: Henry Daily Herald    Date: July 10, 2014

Two additional suspects charged with gang-related beating (Floyd County, GA): Two Rome men were being held without bond Tuesday night after they were arrested and charged with participating in a gang-related assault on two men, according to Floyd County Jail reports.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: July 9, 2014

Athens police announce reward in search for alleged gang members (Athens, GA): Athens-Clarke County police have announced rewards of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of two suspected gang members wanted in connection with an armed robbery and assault early Tuesday morning at an eastside apartment complex.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: July 9, 2014

Teen arrested on gang, robbery charges (LaGrange, GA): A 17-year-old of LaGrange was arrested Tuesday around 11:40 a.m. in the area of Newnan Street and Thornton Street for his involvement in a robbery that occurred earlier in the week.
Source: LaGrange News    Date: July 9, 2014

Athens police arrest alleged gang member, seek three others in eastside armed robbery (Athens, GA): Athens-Clarke County police said they arrested an alleged gang member and are searching for three others in connection with an armed robbery and assault Tuesday at an eastside apartment complex.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: July 8, 2014

Four from Augusta Youth Development Campus face gang charges (Augusta, GA): Four youths are facing additional charges for gang activity at the Augusta Youth Development Campus in April.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: July 3, 2014

Parents question Savannah gang indictment as suspect enters plea (Savannah, GA): "Let it go, man. Leave him alone." That's what Rev. Leonard Small says 19-year-old Tiyates Franklin's friends told him the weekend of Labor Day 2012, when Frankin was shot to death in an argument on River Street.
Source: WTOC 11 News    Date: July 2, 2014

16 people arrested in Macon racketeering investigation (Macon, GA): Sixteen people in Macon have been arrested, and law enforcement is looking for six more, all accused of stealing identities and credit card information, then applying it to Bibb County and Georgia prisoners' accounts.
Source: WMAZ 13 News    Date: July 2, 2014

New charges filed against alleged Macon Mafia gang leader accused in 2011 killing (Bibb County, GA): New charges were filed Tuesday against an alleged Macon gang member accused in the July 2011 shooting death of a man outside Wings Cafe on Bloomfield Drive.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: July 1, 2014

Arrests made in gas station shooting, suspected gang members involved (Warner Robins, GA): Four people in connection to a murder incident at Murphy Oil gas station have been arrested and charged. The incident happened on Jan. 23.
Source: WMGT 41 NBC News    Date: June 30, 2014

Suspected gang members accused of Warner Robins killing (Warner Robins, GA) : Four suspected gang members from Atlanta are charged in connection with the killing of a Macon man as he pumped gas at a Booth Road station.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: June 30, 2014

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