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Shut down of major Ariz. gang operation (Phoenix, AZ): A multi-agency investigation led by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office has resulted in the indictment of more than 60 Arizona prison and jail gang members.
Source: KNXV 15 News    Date: June 7, 2011

Gang activity foiled inside MCSO jails (Phoenix, AZ): Over 60 prison and jail gang members were arrested Tuesday following a multi-agency investigation inside Maricopa County jails.
Source: KTVK-3TV News    Date: June 7, 2011

Arizona operation nets arrests of 61 tied to prison gang (Phoenix, AZ) : State and local authorities have indicted 61 people on suspected crimes tied to a prison gang, Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery said Tuesday afternoon.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: June 7, 2011

BP agents identify 10 criminals attempting to enter U.S. (Tucson, AZ): Ten criminals, including eight from dangerous Mexican street gangs, were arrested while attempting to enter the United States illegally over the weekend.
Source: KVOA 4 News    Date: June 6, 2011

Five teens arrested in gang-related arson fires (Phoenix, AZ): Five teenagers are being charged with felonies in a series of arson incidents that have terrorized the northwest Valley over the past couple months. Investigators say the teens are part of gangs in the area of 43rd Avenue and Bell Road, and are using arson as a means of retaliation against their rivals.
Source: KNXV 15 News    Date: May 19, 2011

Mesa students facing gang charges following fight (Mesa, AZ): The Mesa Police Department has recommended that six Fremont Junior High boys involved in a gang-related fight be charged with participating in a criminal street gang, a felony punishable with jail and fines.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: March 25, 2011

Largest federal gang sweep to-date nabs Yuma County suspects (Yuma, AZ): The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement latest gang sweep operation is being considered the largest sweep of its kind to date. ICE's Project Southern Tempest has lead to the arrest of hundreds of members from 133 gangs and 168 cities.
Source: KSWT 13 News    Date: March 2, 2011

Phoenix gang sweep nets arrest in homicide (Phoenix, AZ): For more than three years, rumors swirled about who fatally shot 17-year-old Daniel Ramirez at a Fourth of July party when he stood to give his seat to a girl.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: February 28, 2011

Gang arrests in Winslow (Winslow, AZ): Two men were arrested on weapons, drug and gang-related charges in Winslow Sunday morning. According to information from the Winslow Police Department, officers from the police department and the anti-gang task force responded to a call of a "weapons offense" on the 1900 block of North Park Drive.
Source: Arizona Daily Sun    Date: February 26, 2011

Gang busted in 'Justice In Paradise' (Phoenix, AZ) : A group of kids who just liked to hang out turned into a violent street gang, police said. Twenty-four people were arrested in operation Justice in Paradise. Investigators in a joint-task force spent nine months looking into the group before they busted up the group.
Source: KPHO 5 News    Date: February 23, 2011

Man injured in Chandler gang shooting (Chandler, AZ): A man was hospitalized after what police say was a gang-related shooting Friday morning in Chandler.
Source: East Valley Tribune    Date: February 18, 2011

24 arrested after nine month Phoenix gang probe (Phoenix, AZ): The Department of Public Safety announced the arrest of a suspect in a 2007 gang-related murder, along with 23 other people suspected of gang activity.
Source: KNXV 15 News    Date: February 18, 2011

Chandler police searching for teenager in gang-related shooting (Chandler, AZ): Chandler police are looking for a 17-year-old boy wanted in connection to a gang-related shooting behind a Little Caesar's pizzeria that left a 19-year-old man hospitalized on Saturday night.
Source: East Valley Tribune    Date: February 9, 2011

Chandler teen arrested in connection with gang shooting (Chandler, AZ): Gang violence erupted in Chandler on Saturday as a gang member, 15, fired multiple shots at a member of another gang on Erie Street near Arizona Avenue, police said.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: February 6, 2011

Two Havasu men arrested in gang bust (Lake Havasu City, AZ): Two Lake Havasu City men were arrested Wednesday, along with six others during an Arizona Department of Public Safety gang task force Operation “Sand Castle” stemming from an incident on the Colorado River shores of Bullhead City in July.
Source: Today's News-Herald    Date: December 10, 2010

Five suspected gang leaders arrested in El Mirage (El Mirage, AZ): Escalating violence in El Mirage neighborhoods led state and local authorities to arrest five people suspected of being street gang leaders and two others early Thursday.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: December 2, 2010

Yuma police arrest four teens for armed robbery (Yuma, AZ): Authorities have arrested four teenagers in connection with an armed robbery that occurred Tuesday afternoon in Yuma, police said.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: November 30, 2010

Police, schools watching ‘Juggalos’ - Classified as gang in Arizona (Show Low, AZ): Juggalos consider themselves a family and fans of a rap group’s music. But due to reported criminal acts by some of them, Show Low school administrators and police are keeping a close eye on young people who identify themselves as Juggalos.
Source: White Mountain Independent    Date: November 23, 2010

Arizona group targeting gang violence in south Phoenix (Phoenix, AZ): A group of four Valley and state organizations have quietly started a peacekeeping effort to prevent violence in south Phoenix and help gang members turn their lives around.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: November 11, 2010

Agents arrest gang member (Tucson, AZ): Following is a rundown of activities that occurred over the past 48 hours within the Tucson Sector. This is only a thumbnail of each incident.
Source: The Herald    Date: November 9, 2010

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