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Indictment: Gang members killed teen to ‘maintain their status’ (Atlanta, GA): The 17-year-old killed outside a Carroll County bar last month was shot by two gang members hoping to “maintain (their) status,” an indictment alleges. As many as 100 people — some alleged members of rival gangs — were gathered in the streets outside Carrollton’s Westside Bar and Grill when Timbaland Crowder was shot and killed in the early hours of May 31.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: June 23, 2015
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Smyrna Man Indicted for Alleged Gang Activity (Cobb County, GA): A Smyrna man has been indicted on 16 charges related to his alleged participation in a criminal street gang, the Cobb County District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.
Source: Smyrna-Vinings Patch    Date: June 16, 2015
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New suspects named in fatal Wings Cafe shootout (Macon, GA): A 72-count indictment adds five new names to the list of people accused in the December fatal shootout at Macon’s Wings Cafe that left three men dead.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: June 16, 2015
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Cobb County heroin trafficking ring busted, dozens charged (Cobb County, GA): A Cobb County grand jury returned a 269-page indictment Thursday involving 46 people accused in an investigation of a heroin and methamphetamine distribution ring, District Attorney Vic Reynolds said.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: June 11, 2015
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Arrest made in gang shootout in west Athens (Athens, GA): Athens-Clarke County police this weekend made a second arrest in a shootout between rival gang members that occurred last week in west Athens.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: June 9, 2015
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Shooting injures 2 in LaGrange (LaGrange, GA): Two people were injured Monday afternoon in a shooting at a gas station in south-central LaGrange.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: June 9, 2015
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DeKalb makes more arrests in 2012 gang-related killing (DeKalb County, GA): DeKalb County deputies arrested two more men on gang-related charges Friday, contending they were involved in murdering a young man more than three years ago.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: June 5, 2015
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Police: Praised war hero also a local gang member (Gwinnett County, GA): No one disputes Jean Carlo Bermudez is a war hero. He recieved a Purple Heart, but police say he is also a known gang member. Although he insists he's being targeted, Norcross police say his arrest prevented a crime.
Source: WSB-TV 2 News    Date: June 3, 2015
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Believed leader of ‘La Gran Familia’ among 13 arrested in raids (Gwinnett County, GA): A two-year investigation conducted by Gwinnett and federal authorities led to the arrest of the believed leader of the “La Gran Familia” street gang, as well as a dozen of his underlings, police said.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: June 2, 2015
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Teen killed during fight possibly involving 100 people, gangs (Carrollton, GA): Police believe as many as 100 people — rival gang members among them — may have been involved in the Sunday morning melee that ended with a teenager’s shooting death outside a Carrollton bar.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: May 31, 2015
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Man faces numerous drug trafficking charges (Moultrie, GA): A Moultrie man, who was the only one of five defendants acquitted in a 2012 gang trial in which two co-defendants received life, sentences now faces numerous drug trafficking charges.
Source: The Moultrie Observer    Date: May 29, 2015
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Police: Man shot Lil Wayne’s tour buses for gang status (Atlanta, GA): The man accused of firing multiple shots at rapper Lil Wayne’s tour buses was trying to get higher status with his gang, according to his arrest warrant.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: May 27, 2015
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City has ‘serious’ problem (LaGrange, GA): For more than an hour Tuesday, LaGrange City Council members sat transfixed during a council meeting as public safety officials laid out statistics, facts and figures regarding the city’s increasingly public gang problem.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: May 27, 2015
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Two suspects indicted in taxi shooting case (Marietta, GA): The two men who police say were involved in the shooting death of a Marietta taxi driver’s son have been indicted by the Cobb grand jury on 11 criminal charges.
Source: The Marietta Daily Journal    Date: May 26, 2015
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4 ‘Nine Trey Bloods’ gang members convicted in drug-related killing (Fulton County, GA): Four ‘Nine Trey Bloods’ gang members were sentenced to decades in prison after being convicted Tuesday in a November 2013 shooting death in southwest Atlanta, the Fulton County District Attorney said.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: May 26, 2015
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MS-13 gang member, wanted for N.Y. murders, arrested in Hall Co. (Hall County, GA): A reputed MS-13 gang member wanted for execution-style murders in New York was arrested this week in Hall County.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: May 21, 2015
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Alleged gang member, 21, pleads in LaGrange armed robbery (LaGrange, GA): A LaGrange man will serve 18 years behind bars for his role in the violent armed robbery of a 79-year-old man. Ladarius Dozier, 21, smiled at his family as he was escorted into Troup County Superior Court on Tuesday morning by sheriff’s deputies.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: May 20, 2015
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Update: ‘Bloods’ gang member gets life in DeKalb killing spree (DeKalb County, GA): A DeKalb judge sentenced a man who had pledged allegiance to the Bloods gang to life in prison for a double killing in which one of the victims was the person he had tried to protect, authorities said Wednesday.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: May 20, 2015
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Known gang member banned in Rolling Ridge after preaching (Athens, GA): A known gang member was barred from Rolling Ridge apartments on Wednesday following a complaint by management that he was preaching as he wandered about the complex, according to an Athens-Clarke County police report.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: May 15, 2015
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Zodiac shooter sentenced to 15 years in prison (Macon, GA): Moments before he was sentenced, the Macon gang member who shot a man multiple times inside the Zodiac Lounge apologized to his victim’s family.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: May 15, 2015
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