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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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Postell: Gang force is a man's world (Albany, GA): Albany City commissioner Tommie Postell stands by his comment that a man should lead Albany's gang task force. He says the task force began deteriorating under a woman's leadership. "I said they should not be in charge of the gang task force."
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: May 12, 2015
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Reputed gang leader indicted (Albany, GA): The man thought to be the leader of the Black Gangsta Disciples is accused of ordering gang members to shoot up two homes, and trying to kill people inside. Alfarus Clay was indicted on eight counts of aggravated assault and four counts of street gang terrorism.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: May 7, 2015
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Gang member guilty in killing over jacket (Jonesboro, GA): Sentencing is expected to be held May 11 for a Riverdale gang member convicted Monday of killing a man for looking at his jacket.
Source: Clayton News Daily    Date: May 4, 2015
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Macon man guilty of murder in Zodiac Lounge shooting (Macon, GA): Jurors deliberated about four hours Friday before finding a Macon man guilty of fatally shooting a 17-year-old outside the Zodiac Lounge July 5, 2013.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: May 1, 2015
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Chief Davis: Gangs are here (Hartwell, GA): Gang violence plagues major cities such as Atlanta and Dallas, but evidence shows that gang-related activity is making its way into Hart County. “Years ago, I wanted to gain more knowledge of our gang situation in Hartwell,” said Hartwell Police Department Chief of Police Anthony Davis.
Source: The Hartwell Sun    Date: April 30, 2015
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Grand Jury indicts three in Craigslist killing (Marietta, GA): Three Marietta men allegedly involved in the killing of a man lured by a Craigslist ad were indicted on Thursday. The Cobb Grand Jury indicted Jordan James Baker, 19, Jonathon O'Neil Myles, 19, and Kalynn Shiquez Ruthenberg, 21, in the shooting death of James.
Source: WXIA 11 News    Date: April 30, 2015
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Forsyth police chief says gangs a growing problem in city (Forsyth, GA): Forsyth's police chief says he's trying to rid the city of what he calls a growing problem -- gangs. Chief Keith Corley says he's starting to see more incidents in surrounding counties and wants to teach residents what to look for to keep their neighborhoods safe.
Source: WMGT 41 NBC News    Date: April 27, 2015
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Suspected gang member, shooting victim pleads guilty (Newnan, GA): This week, a local gang member pleaded guilty to an armed robbery he committed only a few months after he was the victim of a violent assault in March 2014.
Source: The Newnan Times-Herald    Date: April 24, 2015
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2 suspects in Macon’s Zodiac Lounge melee plead guilty (Macon, GA): Two men pleaded guilty Thursday to their roles in the 2013 Zodiac Lounge melee that left a 17-year-old fatally shot and another man critically injured.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: April 23, 2015
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Bibb Sheriff's Office cracks down on youth crime (Macon, GA): Macon-Bibb County invited the Department of Justice to work with the Sheriff's Office to figure out how much property and gang-related crimes involves juveniles.
Source: WMGT 41 NBC News    Date: April 20, 2015
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6th Wings Cafe murder suspect arrested (Bibb County, GA): A sixth murder suspect is behind bars in the Dec. 12 fatal shootout at Wings Cafe that killed three people Bibb County deputies booked 27-year-old Emmanuel McGhee of Moreland Avenue into the Bibb County Law Enforcement Center after his arrest at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, according to jail records.
Source: The Telegraph Herald    Date: April 20, 2015
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Charges dismissed in gang trial (Troup County, GA): The trial of a 21-year-old man accused of street gang activity was dismissed Thursday in Troup County Superior Court just before a jury was to begin deliberations.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: April 17, 2015
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Convicted murderer, mother and others indicted on gang and racketeering charges (Covington, GA): A convicted murderer, along with his mother and several other associates, has been indicted in Newton County on racketeering and gang-related charges.
Source: Rockdale Citizen    Date: April 17, 2015
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Shots fired leads to arrest (LaGrange, GA): An 18-year-old man was arrested on weapons, gang, obstruction and theft by receiving charges Wednesday on Daniel Street after leading police on a foot chase through a wooded area.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: April 16, 2015
http://www.lagrangenews.com/...

Gang trial may close today (Troup County, GA): The trial of a 21-year-old Newnan man suspected of gang activity in Troup County is expected to head into closing arguments and juror deliberation today in Troup County Superior Court.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: April 16, 2015
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