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Former Augusta State Medical Prison guard guilty of smuggling drugs (Augusta, GA): A former guard at Augusta State Medical Prison pleaded guilty Wednesday to smuggling drugs to inmates. Lucritia N. Davis was a member of Sisters of the Struggle, a female branch of the Gangster Disciples.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: April 23, 2014
http://chronicle.augusta.com/...

Cobb County teens given prison sentences for gang-related burglary (Cobb County, GA): Two teens who made off into the woods after burglarizing a home in a gang-related incident have been sentenced to 10 and 11 years in prison, respectively. The two pled guilty to five counts of violating Georgia's Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act.
Source: Smyrna-ViningsPatch    Date: April 17, 2014
http://smyrna.patch.com/...

Two Cobb County men receive prison time in gang case (Marietta, GA): Two Cobb County men will go to prison for their gang-related crimes, Cobb District Attorney Vic Reynolds said. Jamal Akeem Lisbon, 18, of Smyrna, and Calvin 'Roscoe' Jermaine McKinney, 17, of Austell, each pleaded guilty Tuesday to five counts of Violation of Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act for their involvement in a gang-related burglary.
Source: The Marietta Daily Journal    Date: April 16, 2014
http://mdjonline.com/...

Gang members sentenced to prison (Cobb County, GA): Two Cobb County teens will spend time in prison after being convicted of a gang-related burglary. Both men pleaded guilty to five counts of violating Georgia's Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act. They are members of the Triple G gang, described by prosecutors as a "hybrid gang," or one that can easily be absorbed by a larger, better known gang.
Source: WXIA 11 News    Date: April 16, 2014
http://mableton.11alive.com/...

Athens police stand by to prevent gang violence (Athens, GA): Athens Clarke County police said officers were tied up for more than two hours Sunday night as they remained at an eastside apartment complex to prevent possible gang violence from breaking out.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: April 15, 2014
http://onlineathens.com/...

Accused killer had history of gang activity (Dalton, GA): Weeks before Orlando Ramirez was charged with murdering one bar security guard and wounding a second, a fellow member of the Hard Time Surenos gang was beat up in a fight at the bar.
Source: The Daily Citizen    Date: April 13, 2014
http://www.daltondailycitizen.com/...

Dalton's gangs still active (Dalton, GA): About six years ago, Dalton's "gang problems" garnered enough public attention to prompt police and community leaders to hold meetings and forums aimed at addressing the issue.
Source: The Daily Citizen    Date: April 13, 2014
http://www.daltondailycitizen.com/...

Macon man indicted in alleged gang shooting (Macon, GA): A 27-year-old Macon man was indicted Tuesday on three counts of aggravated assault in the Jan. 12 shooting of three men inside a house in the 2700 block of Roy Street.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: April 8, 2014
http://www.macon.com/...

Gangs have brought their violence here (Jesup, GA): This is the first of a two part series on the growth of gangs in Wayne County. Unnoticed by most residents, the signs of gang activity are all across the county. Associated drug traffic and violence have forced the realization of the growing presence of gangs in rural areas of Georgia—including here.
Source: The Press-Sentinel    Date: April 8, 2014
http://www.thepress-sentinel.com/...

The Path Project brings hope to local youth (Loganville, GA): Jim and Melinda Hollandsworth started a Christian outreach center in a dilapidated trailer with 23 bullet holes in the walls and blood soaked carpeting. Within five years they opened five community centers and changed the lives of more than 300 impoverished kids in Gwinnett County.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post    Date: April 6, 2014
http://www.gwinnettdailypost.com/...

Georgia anti-gang law holds people guilty by association (Macon, GA): Bibb County District Attorney David Cooke is on the warpath against Macon's violent street gangs, but some defense attorneys say the statute at the core of Cooke's new strategy can be used to curtail a defendant's right to a fair trial.
Source: GPB News    Date: April 2, 2014
http://www.gpb.org/...

30 Deep gang member arrested (Atlanta, GA): Authorities arrested a member of one of Atlanta's most notorious street gangs on Thursday. Brian Kennedy, a member of the violent 30 Deep gang was arrested after U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force's Counter Gang Unit (SERFTF-CGU) and the Atlanta Police Department's Fugitive Unit joined forces to get him off the streets.
Source: FOX 5 Atlanta    Date: March 28, 2014
http://www.myfoxatlanta.com/...

DeKalb men indicted on drive-by shooting that struck toddler (DeKalb County, GA): A pair of DeKalb County men are accused of illegal gang activity in connection with a drive-by shooting that seriously injured a 5-year-old girl.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: March 28, 2014
http://www.ajc.com/...

Gang violence waging in south Albany (Albany, GA): A south Albany family is on edge after someone opened fire on their home for the second time this week. It happened around 11pm on 2500 block of south Washington Street.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: March 28, 2014
http://www.walb.com/...

Police serve more warrants on gangsters (Albany, GA): Law enforcers were back out on Albany and Dougherty County streets serving warrants Thursday. Some of the dozens of suspects they're looking for in an operation include accused gang members suspected in a rash of shootings and attacks this week.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: March 27, 2014
http://www.walb.com/...

Gang member indictments returned (Albany, GA): Eight Dougherty County men and women are indicted for a gang kidnapping in December that uncovered stolen guns and a burglary ring. Prosecutors say Bloods gang members Aaron Barnes, Demontra Gresham, Dominik Scott, and Dontavious Scott kidnapped two Westside Rattlers gang members.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: March 27, 2014
http://www.walb.com/...

Bibb Co. district attorney: Aggressive new anti-gang strategy is working (Macon, GA): A judge sentenced 25-year-old Bernard Bullard to life in prison last week for a gang killing in East Macon. In cases like that one where witnesses might be afraid to talk, the key is to prepare the jury, Cooke said.
Source: GPB News    Date: March 26, 2014
http://www.gpb.org/...

Officials suspect gang activity in attempted theft (Marietta, GA): Three alleged gang members are in jail without bond after police say they broke into a home and destroyed the television and game system they were trying to steal before they could get away.
Source: The Marietta Daily Journal    Date: March 25, 2014
http://mdjonline.com/...

Albany police suspect gang activity in gun fire incidents (Albany, GA): Albany police are investigating multiple incidents involving firearms that have occurred in the last week.
Source: WFXL FOX 31 News    Date: March 25, 2014
http://www.mysouthwestga.com/...

New murder, gang charges for men tied to Norcross teen's killing (Norcross, GA): Additional murder counts and gang charges are included in a new indictment for the final two suspects in the killing of Norcross teen Nick Jackson.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post    Date: March 20, 2014
http://www.gwinnettdailypost.com/...

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