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Reputed Calgary gangsters expected to plead guilty in string of murders 12 (Calgary, AB): Reputed gangsters Nathan Zuccherato and Thoai Van Luc are expected to enter guilty pleas Monday in a series of gangland murders.
Source: Calgary Sun    Date: March 1, 2015

Gang prevention program making a difference, study says (Calgary, AB): Lengthy investigations have succeeded in locking up gangsters responsible for several killings connected to a bloody conflict between two Calgary gangs. Now, police are saying a program established at the height of that war is preventing kids from joining gangs in the first place.
Source: Calgary Herald    Date: February 10, 2015

Short film on gang violence screened in Morley to aid in prevention (Morley, AB): Around 50 people turned out for the screening of A New Warrior for Hope — a short film cast with Stoney Nation members, directed by Jason Gondziola of ycmedia. The screening was part of the gang prevention program run through the Bearspaw Youth Centre — where the screening was held.
Source: Rocky View Weekly    Date: February 9, 2015

Calgary police, Alberta health officials to give parents a crash course on anti-gang resources (Calgary, AB): From getting stabbed to getting arrested, gang involvement can have a detrimental and lasting impact on a young person’s life.
Source: MetroNews    Date: February 1, 2015

Proliferation of gangs in Calgary concerning to police (Calgary, AB): Calgary police say a recent string of what they believe to be gang-related shootings are being investigated as high priority cases.
Source: Global News    Date: January 27, 2015

Canada's gang hotspots — are you in one? (Calgary, AB): In Atlantic Canada, the Bacchus outlaw motorcycle club runs the drug trade, according to police biker crime specialists. In the West, bullets fly when the Red Scorpions clash with the United Nations crew. In the Prairies, the White Boy Posse's migration east from Edmonton has spilled blood in Saskatchewan.
Source: CBC News    Date: January 19, 2015

Four members of Mexican gang La Familia face a combined total of 40 charges (Edmonton, AB): Four members of the notorious Mexican gang La Familia are facing a combined total of 40 drug and weapons related charges after an investigation by the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team in Edmonton.
Source: Edmonton Journal    Date: December 17, 2014

As homicides drop, Edmonton’s rate fourth highest in Canada (Edmonton, AB): Homicide rates continued to drop across Canada last year, reaching the lowest point in nearly 50 years, according to a Statistics Canada report released Monday.
Source: Edmonton Journal    Date: December 1, 2014

Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team predicts spike in gang violence (Edmonton, AB): For the most part, gangsters in Alberta seem to be working together when it comes to conducting business in the world of organized crime. They want to make the most money possible, said ALERT Insp. Darcy Strang, so if someone has 15 kilograms of cocaine they can't move by themselves, they work with other like-minded individuals to make it more beneficial.
Source: Edmonton Sun    Date: November 22, 2014

Mexican drug cartels moving into Calgary, police say (Calgary, AB): Mexican drug cartels are slowly making their way into Calgary as they attempt to secure a foothold in what they see as a wealthy city where users are willing to shell out loads of cash to get high, police say.
Source: Calgary Herald    Date: November 20, 2014

Men previously linked to gang violence arrested in Capital Region drug bust (Edmonton, AB): The Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams has arrested and charged two men who police say are part of an “organized crime group” which operates in the Edmonton area.
Source: Global News    Date: November 13, 2014

Calgary police launch international hunt for gang slaying suspect (Calgary, AB): Have gun, will travel — a way of doing business in the criminal underworld that is making it difficult for Calgary police to capture a local gang member wanted in connection with a homicide six years ago.
Source: Calgary Herald    Date: September 22, 2014

Report offers rare peek into Canadian gang life and high-risk youth (Calgary, AB): He has walked alone through some of the most unsafe neighbourhoods in Calgary in hopes he’d be stopped by gang bangers wanting to know what he was doing on their turf.
Source: The Globe and Mail    Date: September 16, 2014

Nick Chan, FOB gang's purported boss, denied bail in murder cases 7 (Calgary, AB): Purported FOB gang leader Nick Chan will remain behind bars pending trial in two murder cases, a judge ruled Wednesday.
Source: Calgary Sun    Date: September 3, 2014

Morley elder pleads for violence to end (Alberta, Canada): A concerned Morley elder (who has requested to remain anonymous for the safety of her family) approached the Cochrane Eagle and asked for assistance in getting her message out about what has been happening in her community.
Source: The Cochrane Eagle    Date: August 28, 2014

Gangs, youth crime concerns Edmonton ethnic communities (Edmonton, AB): Representatives from Edmonton's ethnic minority groups say gangs and youth crime are the top safety issues their communities face and they are hoping to build a better relationship with police.
Source: CBC News    Date: July 18, 2014

Calgary police launch anti-gang initiative GRIP (Calgary, AB): City police say they’re fine-tuning their strategy to discourage and reduce membership in criminal gangs. A new one-stop-shopping website promoting the Gang Reduction, Intervention and Prevention (GRIP) campaign has been launched to allow everyone from youths to parents to police access to resources undermining gangs, say police.
Source: Calgary Sun    Date: July 8, 2014

Bail denied for FOB gang member accused in murder plot (Calgary, AB): A Queen's Bench Justice has denied a bail application from an FOB gang member accused of plotting to kill a rival gangster. Truong Minh Nguyen, 31, is charged with conspiracy to commit murder, along with Bryan James Balla and Henry Le Nguyen.
Source: Calgary Herald    Date: June 30, 2014

Three purported gangsters to stand trial in 2015 for allegedly conspiring to kill rival gang members (Calgary, AB): Three purported gangsters will stand trial in September, 2015, for allegedly conspiring to murder a rival gang member. The trio were committed to stand trial in February, primarily on the evidence of a confessed murderer, who said all three were members of the rival FOB gang.
Source: Calgary Sun    Date: June 20, 2014

Calgary gang member linked to attempted burglary in Airdrie (Calgary, AB): For the second time this month, police are investigating a burglary connected to a gang member from Calgary. The most recent case happened at 1 a.m. Wednesday, when Airdrie RCMP received a report of a man trying to break into a garage on Kingsbury View.
Source: Calgary Herald    Date: June 18, 2014

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