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Gang violence role investigated in Albany double murder (Albany, GA): Prosecutors say gangs may have been involved in Friday night's double murder in East Albany.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: November 24, 2014

Cordele Gang Activity brings Indictments, Arrests (Cordele, GA): No community is immune to gang-related activity, as Cordele learned recently. Officers and investigators, however, have taken action resulting in indictments and arrests.
Source: The Valdosta Daily Times    Date: November 24, 2014

Gang violence role investigated in Albany double murder (Albany, GA): Prosecutors say gangs may have been involved in Friday night's double murder in East Albany.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: November 24, 2014

Grand jury indicts man in March 16 Stubbs shooting (Floyd County, GA): Floyd County grand jurors indicted a Riverdale man on Friday in connection with a gang-related shooting, Superior Court records and authorities said. Police say Stephen R. Miller, 21, was connected to the “Bloods” street gang when on March 16 he shot Willie Stubbs, 26.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: November 22, 2014

Criminal alien MS-13 members headed to federal prison (Atlanta, GA): At least two so-called undocumented immigrants won't be enjoying President Barack Obama's Christmas gift to illegal aliens -- his executive orders on immigration -- thanks to law enforcement. On Friday, two members of the notorious Mara Salvatrucha 13, or MS-13, street gang were sentenced to federal prison for their roles in perpetrating violent crimes as part of their criminal gang activities, according to the U.S. Justice Department.
Source: Examiner    Date: November 22, 2014

Court: Suspected gang boss 'Kermit Da Gunman' threatened to kill officers during arrest (Columbua, GA) : Investigators say Kenneth Earl Cotton told officers that "a lot of people would like (to see) four dead white cops" when police arrested the alleged Gangster Disciples 7414 leader at a Steam Mill Road home Saturday, according to court testimony.
Source: Ledger-Enquirer    Date: November 18, 2014

Alleged 18-year-old gang leader arrested Saturday morning (Columbus, GA): According to police reports, an 18-year-old male was arrested on Saturday Nov. 15 at 1:00 a.m. for multiple charges. Kenneth Earl Cotton was charged with possession of dangerous drugs, felony participation in criminal street gangs, second-degree burglary of a business and felony theft by taking of a motor vehicle, according to authorities.
Source: WTVM 9 News    Date: November 15, 2014

Police arrest alleged Athens gang member on gun charge (Athens, GA): Athens-Clarke County police recently arrested another alleged member of a local street gang that has been involved in several violent crimes this year.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: November 12, 2014

DeKalb DA seeking death penalty in gang-related shooting of baby (DeKalb County, GA): DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James said Wednesday he will seek the death penalty against a gang member charged with murdering a 9-month-old boy during a home invasion that was part of a string of shootings last May.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: November 12, 2014

City leaders suggest tightening curfew to curb crime (Savannah, GA): We’ve seen more and more teenagers committing crimes. So WJCL News asked city leaders what’s being done to curb criminal activity involving juveniles. Leaders have an idea: lowering the curfew. But not all Savannah neighbors think that will solve the problem.
Source: WJCL News    Date: November 12, 2014

Man arrested on gang activity, drug charges (LaGrange, GA): An 18-year-old man was arrested on misdemeanor charges of street gang activity, obstruction, evidence tampering and possession of a schedule II narcotic Tuesday near Carver Street.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: November 12, 2014

Floyd County sheriff at seminar: Gangs turning to scams for money (Rome, GA): Gangs are evolving into a network of organized crime that is turning to phone scams to drain money from regular people. That was the message from members of the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office to a group of about 20 residents during a special gang awareness seminar Tuesday evening at The Forum.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: November 12, 2014

A Leader of Murderous MS-13 Gang in Atlanta Sentenced to Life (Atlanta, GA): A leader of the reputed MS-13 gang that have staked to claim in the Atlanta metro region has been sentenced to life for his role in the robbery murder of a rival gang member, the U.S. Department of Justice reports.
Source: Atlanta Daily World    Date: November 11, 2014

Purported Athens gang member pulls gun on police officer (Athens, GA): A purported Athens gang member and parolee was arrested early Thursday after allegedly pulling a gun on an officer, Athens-Clarke County police said.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: November 7, 2014

Purported Athens gang member re-arrested months after allegedly wounding three in drive-by shooting (Athens, GA): A purported member of an Athens street gang was re-arrested Tuesday, less than two months after he was granted bond on charges he wounded three people in a drive-by shooting.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: November 6, 2014

Police link Athens home invasions, one involving torture and the other an alleged rape (Athens, GA): Authorities have connected a home invasion last year in which an Athens man was tortured to another days later in which a woman was allegedly raped.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: November 2, 2014

Gangs using social media to recruit and intimidate (Atlanta, GA): There was a time when gangs did their advertising the old-fashioned way: through graffiti on walls; spreading their message slowly, one block at a time.
Source: WMAZ 13 News    Date: November 1, 2014

MS-13 gang member gets life in prison (Atlanta, GA): A member of a violent international street gang was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for his role in a killing in metro Atlanta. Remberto “Pitufo” Argueta, a member of MS-13 with roots in Latin America and the United States, was sentenced for his part in a murder and attempted murders against rival gangs, U.S. Attorney Sally Quillian Yates said.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: October 29, 2014

Gang arrests, activity at unprecedented levels (Brunswick, GA): Glynn County Police Chief Matt Doering says there are more street gangs and gang members in Brunswick today than he’s seen in his 30-year career as a police officer. He said Glynn County and Brunswick officers working on the Joint Violent Crimes Task Force have identified 30 active street gangs and 150 active gang members since the task force was created in late 2012.
Source: The Brunswick News    Date: October 28, 2014

62 arrested in GA, AL on gang-related charges (Columbus, GA): The Columbus Police Department's Gang Task Force announced several arrests related to gang activity in the Chattahoochee Valley. In a media briefing Monday, CPD Major Gil Slouchick said 62 people in Georgia and Alabama were arrested, following the police department's partnership with several other law enforcement agencies.
Source: WTVM 9 News    Date: October 27, 2014

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