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Last week’s homicide echoes Nampa’s past (Nampa, ID): The unsolved homicide of Jose Cruz Corona in Nampa on March 8 has echoes of Nampa’s gang-plagued past, Nampa police sergeant and former gang unit officer Jason Kimball said.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: March 16, 2015

Police: Pocatello man who shot girlfriend meant to threaten boy (Idaho Falls, ID): A Pocatello man accused of killing his girlfriend at a party caused her death in the process of threatening a 16-year-old boy with a gun in an action stemming from gang activity, Eastern Idaho authorities say.
Source: Idaho State Journal    Date: March 2, 2015

1 dead in Caldwell stabbing, suspect at large (Caldwell, ID): One man is dead and two more are injured after a Christmas Eve stabbing in Caldwell. According to Caldwell Police, three men were stabbed outside a home in the 2000 block of Rice Avenue around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: December 26, 2014

Federal jury indicts 14 in Nampa, Caldwell, for alleged gang-related crimes (Nampa, ID): Thirteen members of the group face drug-related charges, including 22 counts of distributing methamphetamine, according to a Monday press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Source: Idaho Statesman    Date: November 24, 2014

Nampa Police looking for two suspects in gang-related stabbing (Nampa, ID): Nampa Police are asking for help locating two suspects in connection to a stabbing Friday night at the Walmart on Franklin Road in Nampa. The suspects are Angel Torres, 20, and Anthony Villa, 21. The stabbing was gang related, police say.
Source: Idaho Statesman    Date: September 20, 2014

Gang member sentenced for domestic battery, attempted strangulation (Caldwell, ID): A 22-year-old gang member has been ordered to serve up to 15 years in prison for domestic battery and attempted strangulation.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: January 8, 2014

Boise man enters final guilty plea in Aryan Knights case (Boise, ID): Joshua Nall, 31, pleaded guilty Tuesday in United States District Court to unlawfully possessing a firearm, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. Nall is among 23 people charged with drug trafficking and firearms violations as part of an investigation involving the Aryan Knights gang, and he's the 23rd person to enter a guilty plea.
Source: Idaho Statesman    Date: May 21, 2013

Nampa gang member sentenced for unlawful firearm possession (Boise, ID): A Nampa man was sentenced Wednesday to 64 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for unlawful possession of a firearm and for violating the terms of his supervised release, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: April 12, 2013

Last gang members convicted in local operation (Boise, ID): Local and federal law enforcement agencies have put a significant dent in gang activity in southwestern Idaho, United States Attorney Wendy J. Olson said, with the successful prosecution of several members of the Brown Magic Clica gang.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: April 12, 2013

Gang in western Idaho, eastern Oregon crushed by crackdown, prosecutors say (Nampa, ID): Local and federal officials say their organized efforts to crack down on the activities of a street gang operating in southwestern Idaho and eastern Oregon have paid big dividends.
Source: The Oregonian    Date: April 12, 2013

Officials: Cassia County gun incident could be gang-related (Burley, ID): Cassia County Sheriff Detective Dan Renz said shots fired into two Burley mobile homes Monday could be gang-related. "There are multiple gangs operating in our area," Renz said.
Source: Twin Falls Times-News    Date: March 27, 2013

Law enforcement, prosecutors force gangs back into the shadows (Canyon County, ID): The problem of gang violence is multifaceted, and so are its solutions. And while law enforcement and local prosecutors have made tremendous progress over the last decade, it’s a constant game of co-evolution.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: February 17, 2013

Gang-prevention academy downsizes as Nampa sees gang activity drop (Nampa, ID): A Nampa academy created to deter youth from gang activity is downsizing. And really, that's a good sign, said Steve Torrano, who founded the Original Gangster's Basic Academy of Delinquency (OG's BAD) in 2004.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: January 10, 2013

Police show evidence used to convict 'Slayer' gang (Boise, ID): Several months after police made multiple arrests, local, state and federal agencies gave KTVB a look at evidence they collected to help prosecutors take down a violent street gang, known as the Slayers.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: December 30, 2012

Gang member linked to shooting in Payette gets 20 years in prison (Nampa, ID): An Oregon gang member accused of shooting a man in Payette last year has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for a gun crime.
Source: Idaho Statesman    Date: December 20, 2012

Two gang members sentenced for Caldwell stabbing (Caldwell, ID): A judge has sentenced two gang members convicted for stabbing an 18-year-old man to death at an April party in Caldwell.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: December 18, 2012

Uptown Kellogg businesses vandalized (Kellogg, ID): Several Uptown Kellogg businesses were the victims of vandalism late Friday after unidentified individuals used a glass cutter to tag possible gang-related symbols onto the storefront windows of at least four businesses on McKinley Avenue.
Source: Shoshone News Press    Date: November 27, 2012

ACLU Reacts to 'Gang Activity' in Idaho’s Largest Prison (Boise, ID): The American Civil Liberties Union of Idaho says a private contracting company running Idaho’s largest prison is in violation of a settlement reached two years ago.
Source: East Idaho News    Date: November 15, 2012

Idaho inmates claim gangs run prison (Boise, ID): A gang war that appears to have taken over parts of an Idaho private prison is spilling into the federal courts, with some inmates contending prison officials are ceding control to gang leaders in an effort to save money.
Source: The Boston Globe    Date: November 13, 2012

Sixth Brown Magic Clica gang member sentenced in Boise (Boise, ID) : Juan "Chango" Gonzalez, 27, was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Boise, where he pleaded guilty in July to conspiracy to participate in a racketeering enterprise.
Source: Idaho Statesman    Date: October 18, 2012

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