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FBI busts dogfighting ring with Columbia Blood gang ties (Gaston, SC): Secret court-approved wiretaps on alleged Columbia cocaine dealers’ cellphones prompted FBI agents to bust a large Lexington County facility used for training pit bulls to fight, authorities said Friday.
Source: The State    Date: October 24, 2014

Drones, SWAT surround Summerville game after gang threats (Summerville, SC): Drones, metal detectors, and a SWAT presence were just a few of the security measures taken Friday night at Summerville's Homecoming game after threats of gang violence.
Source: WCIV 4 News    Date: October 24, 2014

Police: Lake City attempted murder believed to be gang-related (Lake City, SC): A Scranton man accused of attempted murder has a criminal history, according to police records. Luther Fludd, 20, was charged with two counts of attempted murder October 21, Lake City Police Captain Kelly said. The charges stem from two separate incidents happening in May and August.
Source: WMBF News    Date: October 23, 2014

Judge on gang kidnapping case: ‘Not your typical false statement case’ (Columbia, SC): A Columbia woman connected with the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor’s father was sentenced Thursday morning in federal court after she pleaded guilty for making a false statement to federal agents.
Source: The State    Date: October 23, 2014

Report: Alleged Rock Hill gang leader arrested after lying to police (Rock Hill, SC): The leader of an alleged Rock Hill gang was arrested again Monday, this time for lying to police and driving under suspension while on probation, according to a Rock Hill Police report.
Source: The State    Date: October 7, 2014

Three surrender in connection to Colleton Co. gang-related shooting (Walterboro, SC): Investigators with the Colleton County Sheriff's Office say three people have surrendered to authorities in connection to an early-morning gang-related shooting on Sunday that left one man dead and six others wounded.
Source: WCSC 5 News    Date: October 3, 2014

Sheriff: 5 arrestees assumed juvenile was rival gang member, severely beat him near RNE High (Richland County, SC): Four men and one juvenile are facing serious charges after sending a boy to the hospital because they believed the clothes he was wearing indicated he was a member of a rival gang, according to Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott. The alleged assault happened very close to Richland Northeast High School.
Source: WIS 10 News    Date: October 3, 2014

Police issue warrants in connection with gang related Walterboro shooting (Walterboro, SC): Detectives have spent the past few days vigorously following leads, processing evidence, and interviewing individuals in regards to the shooting on Sandy Dam Lane. Based on the information that has been gathered, Investigators have confirmed that the shooting was gang related.
Source: WCBD 2 News    Date: October 2, 2014

Deputies: Sunday morning Colleton County shooting gang-related (Walterboro, SC): Colleton County deputies say an early-morning shooting on Sunday that left one man dead and six others wounded was gang-related.
Source: WMBF News    Date: September 28, 2014

Orangeburg Hosts Annual Gang Conference (Orangeburg, SC): Law enforcement members throughout the state are trying to put a stop to gang crimes during a two-day conference in Orangeburg.
Source: WLTX 19 News    Date: September 15, 2014

8 arrested after fights at South Pointe High School believed to be gang related (Rock Hill, SC): Several South Pointe High students were arrested after the teens, believed to be members of the Weezy Glo and Gangster Disciples gangs, fought Friday at the school, police say.
Source: The Herald    Date: September 15, 2014

Targeting gang tags: MB considers new graffiti ordinance (Myrtle Beach, SC): Lawmakers are considering new ways to clear the city of graffiti, targeting gang-related tags. During Tuesday's Myrtle Beach City Council Workshop, members of the council discussed amending a current ordinance to allow the city to take immediate action to clear graffiti.
Source: WMBF News    Date: September 9, 2014

Alleged gangster admits lying in North Carolina kidnap probe (Columbia, SC): A woman described by prosecutors as a gang member dubbed "Lady Jamaica" has pleaded guilty to lying to FBI agents during their investigation into the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father this year, court documents show.
Source: Reuters    Date: August 29, 2014

Female gang member pleads guilty to lying to FBI in kidnapping case (Columbia, SC): A 24-year-old gang member pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to making a false statement to the FBI in connection with a North Carolina kidnapping case.
Source: The State    Date: August 28, 2014

Benedict police announce arrest of gang member in at least one student robbery (Benedict, SC): A 23-year-old Columbia man who is a reputed local gang member has been arrested and charged with armed robbery in a Monday holdup of Benedict College students near the downtown campus.
Source: The State    Date: August 27, 2014

Lincolnville man wounded in Myrtle Beach shootings arrested on gun charge (Myrtle Beach, SC): A 24-year-old Lincolnville man with alleged gang ties was carrying a stolen pistol when a barrage of gunfire in Myrtle Beach killed three people and wounded him during a motorcycling festival on Memorial Day weekend, according to court documents.
Source: The Post and Courier    Date: August 22, 2014

Gang member sentenced on federal weapons charge (Columbia, SC): A known gang member was sentenced to 3 years and 10 months in prison after pleading guilty in federal court to being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Source: The State    Date: August 22, 2014

Myrtle Beach police to discuss triple homicide at Bermuda Sands Resort (Myrtle Beach, SC): Myrtle Beach police on Wednesday will hold a press conference in Summerville discussing a gang-related shooting that killed three people and wounded a fourth on Memorial Day weekend.
Source: The Post and Courier    Date: August 18, 2014

Third suspect arrested in Bluffton assault (Bluffton, SC): Anthony Grant, Jr., the third suspect wanted in connection with an alleged gang-related assault in Bluffton, has been arrested.
Source: WTOC 11 News    Date: August 6, 2014

FBI, Marlboro County Sheriff's Office continue to take down gangs (Marlboro County, SC): The Marlboro County Sheriff's Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) formed a special task force in 2008 to solve gang-related crimes and put a dent in the illegal drug activity in Marlboro County.
Source: WPDE NewsChannel 15    Date: August 5, 2014

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