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Alleged gang members arrested for northside Athens armed robbery, another hospitalized with gunshot wound (Athens, GA): Athens-Clarke County police have arrested two alleged gang members in a northside armed robbery in which one of their accomplices was shot and seriously injured.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: June 6, 2014

Murder suspect booked into Floyd County Jail, records indicate his involvement with "Bloods" gang (Rome, GA): A Rome man who was booked into Floyd County Jail this morning on charges stemming from a fatal shooting at the Chevy Club on Cave Spring Road in April is reportedly a member of a national street gang, according to police and jail records.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: June 4, 2014

Juvenile burglary suspects charged with gang activity (Columbus, GA): Officers are searching for two men accused of contributing to the delinquency of a minor after two juveniles were charged with breaking into a Cape Code Drive residence, according to a Columbus police report.
Source: Ledger-Enquirer    Date: June 3, 2014

Woman accused of posting nude photos of girl online to solicit sex (Macon, GA): A Macon woman has been charged as a party to the crime of rape after allegations that she posted nude photos of a 15-year-old girl to a website to solicit sex.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: June 3, 2014

ATF announces reward for gang-related violence (Atlanta, GA): The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Atlanta Field Division has announced a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the successful prosecution of persons involved in gang-related violent offenses, in addition to any gang-related activity, that recently occurred in the Rome, Floyd County area.
Source: WTVM 9 News    Date: May 30, 2014

Alleged gang leader accused of prostituting a woman for gang, charged as a party to rape (Macon, GA): The alleged leader of Macon's Money Over Everything street gang is being held at the county jail without bond, accused of prostituting a woman for money for the gang.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: May 30, 2014

Northwest Georgia Housing Authority looks to partner with Rome police to block gang activity (Rome, GA): Northwest Georgia Housing Authority Security Director Melvin Scott said he is working with Rome police after identifying some potential gang activity in Rome in recent months.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: May 29, 2014

Bibb Co. arrests four at alleged 'gang house' (Bibb County, GA): Bibb County deputies today arrested four people, including a suspect in a recent shooting, at an alleged "gang house."
Source: WMAZ 13 News    Date: May 27, 2014

Police say summer perfect time for gangs to recruit (Albany, GA): A warning from police now that summer break is underway for Dougherty County schools. Officers say summer is a big opportunity for gangs to recruit new members.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: May 26, 2014

Gang activity has Chamblee police preparing for a busy summer (Chamblee, GA): A new section of the City of Chamblee was annexed on January 1. But even before that police were getting ready for an expected increase in calls for service.
Source: WGCL CBS Atlanta    Date: May 26, 2014

Court: 'Winston Squad' gang member no stranger to CPD (Columbus, GA): When police first encountered Antwann Barnes, he was 13 years old. Now, the 18-year-old suspect is accused of participating in a generations-old gang connected to burglaries, motor vehicle thefts, drug activity and homicide, according to court testimony.
Source: Ledger-Enquirer    Date: May 22, 2014

Police arrest second 'Winston Squad' gang suspect (Columbus, GA): A second suspect police sought in connection with a Benning Drive-area gang called the "Winston Squad" surrendered to authorities today, investigators said.
Source: Ledger-Enquirer    Date: May 16, 2014

Court: Burglary ring suspect Jakeith Robinson tied to 'Winston Squad' gang (Columbus, GA): After months of investigation, Columbus detectives have named a 19-year-old suspected leader of a generations-old Benning Drive-area street gang, according to court testimony.
Source: Ledger-Enquirer    Date: May 15, 2014

Housing Authority holds gang awareness training (Tifton, GA): "By the time communities and institutions acknowledge that they have a gang problem, the situation may be out of control" was one of many topics that were discussed at a gang awareness training, hosted by the Tifton Housing Authority.
Source: The Tifton Gazette    Date: May 10, 2014

Athens teen charged under gang statute for fight outside Classic City High School (Athens, GA): An alleged gang member was arrested Thursday in connection with a fight two months ago outside Classic City High School in which the suspect and five others allegedly sought out two students and beat them up, Athens-Clarke County police said.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: May 9, 2014

Two Valdosta men arrested for drugs, weapons, theft (Valdosta, GA): "The Valdosta Police Department along with the FBI Gang Task Force served a couple of warrants at 1712 Williams St. after an investigation. We had received several complaints from the area about narcotics activity, large crowds, things of that nature.
Source: WCTV News    Date: May 8, 2014

DA Cooke says gang initiative working (Macon, GA): "They're tired of it, and so am I." Those were Superior Court Judge Howard Simms comments from the bench just before sentencing Mafia street gang member Bernard Bullard to life without parole for murdering John Johnson, an 18-year-old member of the rival Crips gang.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: May 7, 2014

Gang member sentenced to 16 years in prison (Valdosta, GA): Michael J. Moore, United State Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, announced that Wesley White, Jr., a/k/a "Westside", 39, of Valdosta, Georgia, was sentenced on May 5, 2014 to serve 16 years (200 months) for possession with intent to distribute more than 28 grams of "crack cocaine".
Source: WCTV News    Date: May 6, 2014

Tifton gang violence escalating (Tifton, GA): Tifton Police are investigation several cases relating to escalating violence in the city. This past weekend, an innocent bystander was shot in a shooting at the Brookfield Mews Apartments. Before that, a man was braised in the face by a bullet during a drive-by shooting on 13th Street.
Source: WFXL FOX 31 News    Date: May 2, 2014

Five men indicted for gang-related shootings in Cobb (Cobb County, GA): A Cobb County grand jury has indicted five men for their involvement in two gang-motivated shootings in Kennesaw, authorities said Monday.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: April 28, 2014

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