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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

National Night Out prompts one community to talk gang violence (Myrtle Beach, SC): National Night Out gives local communities the opportunity to meet with law enforcement, but one local community took it one step further and honed in on one specific issue.
Source: WMBF News    Date: August 5, 2014

Gang resistance program graduates 30 from new non-school effort (Columbia, SC): The Gang Resistance Education And Training program, or G.R.E.A.T. for short, graduated 30 children Friday, the first summer graduating class from the "Show Them We Care" after-school center in an apartment complex in Columbia.
Source: WLTX 19 News    Date: August 1, 2014

Teen suspects in Northwoods Mall shooting face attempted murder, robbery charges (North Charleston, SC): One of two teenage boys suspected in a shooting this week outside the Northwoods Mall had been arrested early this year after North Charleston officers reported finding drugs, guns and signs of gang activity in a house where he was.
Source: The Post and Courier    Date: July 30, 2014

Camden woman arrested in connection with gang-related homicide in CA (Kershaw County, SC): A 27-year-old Camden woman has been arrested in connection with a gang-related homicide that took place in California last year.
Source: WIS 10 News    Date: July 24, 2014

Chester summit's focus: Gangs (Chester, SC): To curb Chester County's troubles with gangs and youth violence, parents need to be engaged, residents need to be more proactive and relationships between public officials must improve, about 50 concerned residents said Thursday night.
Source: The Herald    Date: July 24, 2014

Two suspects arrested, one still wanted for a gang-related Edgefield incident (Bluffton, SC): The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office has arrested two men and are searching for a third who is wanted in connection with an alleged gang-related assault that left a 22-year-old Bluffton man in a coma.
Source: Bluffton Today    Date: July 23, 2014

Rock Hill man pleads guilty in fatal shooting, faces 20-40 years in prison (Rock Hill, SC): Forty years is the most time a Rock Hill man will serve in prison after he pleaded guilty Monday to fatally shooting another man during a drug deal in January.
Source: The Herald    Date: July 21, 2014

Police chief: Teen shooting could be gang-related (Chester, SC): Investigators released new information Sunday about the shooting death of a Chester teen. Police Chief Andre Williams told Channel 9 Robert Graham,17, admitted to investigators he fatally shot Shyheim Kennedy, 16, on July 16. Chief Williams also said Sunday he believes the shooting was gang-related.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: July 20, 2014

Gang activity suspected in two Rock Hill drive-by shootings (Rock Hill, SC): Gang activity might be involved in two drive-by shootings reported in Rock Hill on Thursday after residents told police a large group of teenagers attacked their relatives and fired shots at their homes, according to authorities.
Source: The State    Date: July 18, 2014

Activists, families take stand against violence as tri-county body count rises (Charleston, SC): For a year, Tamika Myers has looked at her front door and expected her daughter to open it. If she had walked in, Sierra Truesdale would have talked about the teenage pregnancy and domestic violence she saw in her community or about how gun violence ended too many lives around her.
Source: The Post and Courier    Date: July 12, 2014

RCSD, CPD gang task forces arrest three 'known gang members' (Columbia, SC): Three known gang members have been arrested following a joint effort by the Richland County Sheriff Department Gang Task Force and the City of Columbia Police Department Gang Unit, according to Sheriff Leon Lott.
Source: The State    Date: July 1, 2014

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