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Police: Spike in crime ends after arrest of 15 alleged gang members (Atlanta, GA): Channel 2 Action News is uncovering new information in the arrest of 15 gang members accused of carjacking and home invasions. The youngest suspect is 15 years old. Channel 2 Action News has learned he will be tried as an adult.
Source: WSB-TV 2 News    Date: December 26, 2014

Bibb Sheriff monitors eight to 10 gangs (Bibb County, GA): The Wings Cafe shooting has shed more light on Bibb County's gang activity. Sheriff David Davis said they are monitoring eight to ten gangs.
Source: WMAZ 13 News    Date: December 20, 2014

Warrant: Alleged Wings Cafe shooter arrested; 3 men charged with murder (Macon, GA): Three men have been charged with murder, and other arrests are expected as authorities continue to investigate the deadly shootout between rival gangs early Friday morning at Wings Cafe in Macon.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: December 17, 2014

3 men arrested in robbery investigation suspected of gang ties (Gainesville, GA): Three suspects arrested at a Hall County home Sunday following a robbery investigation were charged with having alleged criminal street gang ties.
Source: The Gainesville Times    Date: December 15, 2014

Anti-violence strategist: gang activity in suburbs increasing (Atlanta, GA): Arthur Powell’s journey to becoming a life skills coach and anti-gang advocate began when he was 24. A member of Atlanta’s notorious I Refuse Posse, he participated in the armed robbery of a Sandy Springs fast food restaurant in October 1993.
Source:    Date: December 10, 2014

Arrests made in possible gang-related incident (Winder, GA): City of Winder police responded to a report of a possible shooting On Nov. 30, on Lily Drive in Winder. When officers arrived at the location, they spoke with a resident who at first did not want to cooperate, but did show Facebook posts between a neighbor and a male subject with both parties claiming “Hardigree” as their territory with several references to “bloods” and both parties threatening to fight each other.
Source: Barrow Journal    Date: December 10, 2014

'Hybrid' gangs pop up in Savannah (Savannah, GA): Gang violence is a problem the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police is now publicly acknowledging after a recent string of shootings, many of which investigators believe are related to drug and gang violence. After speaking with experts and digging into social media accounts, just because local gangs aren't your traditional bloods or crips doesn't mean they aren't dangerous.
Source: WTOC 11 News    Date: December 9, 2014

SCMPD investigating rising drug, gang crime (Savannah, GA): From identifying gang activity to finding higher numbers of illicit drugs on the streets of Savannah, police investigators are searching for ways to turn crime problems around in the city.
Source: WTOC 11 News    Date: December 9, 2014

Athens men indicted under state gang act for shooting at car (Athens, GA): A Clarke County grand jury recently indicted two alleged Athens gang members who reportedly shot more than a dozen times at an occupied car at an eastside apartment complex two months ago.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: December 4, 2014

Former Floyd prison inmate to face riot, gang charges (Floyd County, GA): A Brunswick man who was previously incarcerated at the Floyd County Prison was in the Floyd County Jail on Wednesday to face riot and gang-related charges.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: December 4, 2014

Athens man, teens indicted under state gang act for armed robbery (Athens, GA): A Clarke County grand jury recently indicted a man and three teens under the state’s anti-gang statute for an armed robbery that occurred five months ago in east Athens.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: December 3, 2014

'Hybrid' gangs responsible for multiple shootings, murder (Griffin, GA): The Griffin Police Department said they are trying to get a handle on a new type of gang terrorizing the streets. The so-called Hybrid Gangs are responsible for three of the past six shootings in Griffin, according to Chief Steve Heaton.
Source: WBRC FOX6 News    Date: December 2, 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

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

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