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Two arrested during Rome-Floyd Metro Task Force search on Flannery Street (Rome, GA): A Rome man and woman face a string of drug charges following the execution of a seach warrant Friday by the Rome-Floyd Metro Task Force. Police said the woman is a member of the Bloods criminal street gang.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: August 9, 2014

Gang recruitment increases (Albany, GA): Gang Unit officers say the first week of school is one of the busiest times for gang recruitment. The Albany Police gang unit has been watching closely around the Dougherty County schools this week for gang activity close to the campuses.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: August 8, 2014

Savannah-Chatham police partnering with state to search for signs of gangs (Savannah, GA): Savannah-Chatham police are joining forces with gang experts from the State of Georgia to assess possible gang-related activity in the city. Officers will fan out across the city Friday night to talk with residents and check on youths under supervision by the Department of Juvenile Justice.
Source: GPB News    Date: August 8, 2014

Prosecutor: Defendant's slaying of Savannah man last year gang-related, senseless (Savannah, GA): A prosecutor told jurors on Wednesday that Rodrick Richardson was slain in his car "for nothing" last year in a gang-related slaying as he drove to work.
Source: Savannah Morning News    Date: August 7, 2014

Juvenile attacked in gang-related skirmish (Tifton, GA): A juvenile was injured Saturday morning following a fight at a local bar, which resulted in him having to go to the hospital. According to an incident report filed at the Tifton Police Department, Officer Lynn McCulley reported early Saturday morning that she responded to a fight in progress call at Santos Bar on South Main Street.
Source: The Tifton Gazette    Date: August 4, 2014

New billboard targets gangs (Rome, GA): The month of July saw a plethora of gang arrests—from two alleged members of the Ghost Faced gang arrested in the Floyd County Jail for beating another inmate to six people arrested for beating two men on Callahan Street claiming to be a member of the Bloods gang.
Source: WRGA News    Date: August 4, 2014

Suspected gang youth arrested for drive-by gunplay (Newnan, GA): Two Newnan men and a juvenile suspected of acting together to perform a gang-related crime were arrested Saturday after they attempted to flee Newnan Police officers.
Source: The Newnan Times-Herald    Date: July 30, 2014

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

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