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Investigator: Gangs active in Canton (Canton, MS): What appeared to be a simple dress-code violation at Canton High School is turning out to be something much bigger. About 100 students were given in-school-suspension on their first day of school Wednesday for wearing the wrong shoes. We've learned concerns about gang activity are behind the strict rules.
Source: WJTV 12 News    Date: August 9, 2012
http://www2.wjtv.com/...

Suspects accused in gang-related federal gun-trafficking ring entering guilty pleas (Gulfport, MS): Thirteen people accused in a federal gun-trafficking ring involving members or associates of the Simon City Royals street gang are pleading guilty, according to U.S. District Court records.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: August 6, 2012
http://www.sunherald.com/...

South Mississippi drug probes target 149 suspects, gang members (Gulfport, MS) : Probes of drug dealing on the Coast have led to 80 arrests, including federal charges that authorities said have dealt a major blow to cocaine-trafficking by the Black Gangsta Disciples street gang in Moss Point and Gulfport.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: August 1, 2012
http://www.sunherald.com/...

Gang members convicted in violent attack (Madison, MS): Three members of the Latin King Gang have been convicted for their involvement in a kidnapping and attack that happened last year. Madison and Rankin Counties' District Attorney Michael Guest says Latin Kings are one of the largest and most organized street gangs in the United States and have just recently begun to organize and recruit members in Mississippi.
Source: WJTV 12 News    Date: July 10, 2012
http://www2.wjtv.com/...

Three inmates hospitalized after Yazoo jail brawl (Yazoo City, MS): One inmate was left with serious injuries after a fight at the Yazoo County Correctional Facility. Sheriff says the fight was between gangs, and said he believes inmates were copying recent disorder at two prisons.
Source: The Clarion-Ledger    Date: June 21, 2012
http://www.clarionledger.com/...

Two others accused in Gulfport gun-trafficking case orderd held without bond (Gulfport, MS): The last of 15 suspects in a federal gun-trafficking case involving alleged associates or members of the Simon City Royals street gang will remain jailed pending trial.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: June 12, 2012
http://www.sunherald.com/...

Defendants in South Mississippi gun-trafficking case plead not guilty in Gulfport court appearance (Gulfport, MS) : U.S. Magistrate Judge John M. Roper on Monday denied bond for seven defendants accused of trafficking guns that went to the Simon City Royals street gang.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: June 4, 2012
http://www.sunherald.com/...

Feds bust gang-related gun operation in South Mississippi (Pascagoula, MS): A three-year investigation into a gang-related gun operation in South Mississippi has resulted in 15 individuals being charged in a 30-count, federal firearms indictment, the U.S. Attorney's office in Gulfport announced Thursday.
Source:     Date: May 31, 2012
http://blog.gulflive.com/...

Sheriff: Marshall Co. teen's attack was gang-related (Marshall County, MS): He's the 18-year-old who shouldn't be alive today. Charles Hardeman survived a vicious attack in April. Cops say he was almost killed and robbed by his sister and three others, all over $500.
Source: WPTY ABC24 News    Date: May 23, 2012
http://www.abc24.com/...

Sheriff: Gang started prison riot in Mississippi (Jackson, MS): As many as 300 inmates, some of them armed with makeshift weapons such as broomsticks, rioted at a privately run prison for illegal immigrants, beating a guard to death and injuring 19 people, a sheriff said Monday.
Source: Globe Gazette    Date: May 21, 2012
http://globegazette.com/...

Gang members kidnap, rob Biloxi teen (Biloxi, MS): Two members of the Vice Lords street gang kidnapped and robbed a 17 year old at gunpoint after the teen won $3,500 in an illegal gambling game, Detective Craig Shows said.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: May 11, 2012
http://www.sunherald.com/...

Man pleads guilty to gang activity (Hattiesburg, MS): Four of the six suspects involved in an alleged gang-related homicide in 2010 have pleaded guilty. Another suspect is expected to plead today.
Source: The Hattiesburg American    Date: May 1, 2012
http://www.hattiesburgamerican.com/...

Gang members sentenced (Gulfport, MS): Three Coast residents associated with a street gang have been sent to prison for tampering with a witness in a federal investigation.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: April 10, 2012
http://www.sunherald.com/...

Gang members killed in shooting (Batesville, MS): J'bri Martin says the two men murdered were well-known here in Batesville, and now the news that they died because of gang-related shootings just makes no sense.
Source: WREG NewsChannel 3    Date: March 30, 2012
http://wreg.com/...

Gang member gets prison time in firearm case (Gulfport, MS): A Pass Christian man identified as a member of the Simon City Royals street gang was sentenced to five years in prison today on a firearm violation.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: March 29, 2012
http://www.sunherald.com/...

Gang members get prison, fines in meth conspiracy (Gulfport, MS) : Four Coast members of the Simon City Royals street gang have been sentenced to prison and fined for a conspiracy to manufacture meth in Harrison County, U.S. Attorney John Dowdy said.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: March 27, 2012
http://www.sunherald.com/...

Gang violence on increase in Panola (Sardis, MS): A rash of shootings in Panola County has people on edge. We're told most are gang related, marking an escalation of gang violence in the county. The most recent shootings sent bullets flying near Sardis three nights in a row.
Source: WREG NewsChannel 3    Date: March 12, 2012
http://www.wreg.com/...

Police say gang feud lead to fatal shooting (Batesville, MS) : Authorities believe a feud between rival gangs lead to the shooting death of Jeremy Wright on a Batesville street on Jan. 16.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: February 7, 2012
http://www.sunherald.com/...

Court hearing confirms shooting stemmed from feuding gangs (Batesville, MS): Two rival street gangs brought guns to a fight January 16 in Batesville that left one of their members, Jeremy Wright, shot on Vance Street, a police detective testified this week.
Source: The Panolian    Date: February 3, 2012
http://www.panolian.com/...

Gang member sentenced for counterfeiting (Gulfport, MS): A Gulfport man, identified as a gang member, has been sentenced to 16 months in prison and fined $3,000 for making counterfeit money.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: January 12, 2012
http://www.sunherald.com/...

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