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Montgomery County Executive asks for $850K in funding for new initiative to combat gangs (Rockville, MD): In an effort to curb surging gang violence, Montgomery County plans to commit nearly $900,000 of additional funds to local law enforcement agencies.
Source: FOX 5 DC Date: September 19, 2017
Father, son members of gang arrested in Rifle (Rifle, CO): A father and son are behind bars in Western Colorado, accused of selling drugs and having guns illegally. According to the Garfield County Sheriff's Office, Moses Alfonso Gallegos and Moses Delfino Gallegos are part of the local Sureno street gang.
Source: KKCO 11 News Date: September 19, 2017
Quadruple homicide among weekend shootings leaving 10 dead, 29 wounded (Chicago, IL): Ten people were killed, four of them in a single shooting, and 29 others were wounded in attacks across Chicago between Friday evening and Monday morning, inching the city closer to 500 homicides this year.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: September 18, 2017
Fort Bragg gang members arrested in assault (Fort Bragg, CA): Fort Bragg police have arrested two suspected gang members in connection with a violent assault Saturday night after the suspects and a third person used their vehicle to block a car returning home from a trip to the store, authorities said.
Source: The Press Democrat Date: September 18, 2017
SJPD: Man killed in San Jose police shooting was a Norteño gang member wanted for string of violent crimes (San Jose, CA): San Jose police say the suspect fatally shot by an officer last week was a Norteño gang member who was wanted in connection to a string of violent crimes.
Source: KRON 4 News Date: September 18, 2017
Freeport police investigating gang-related shooting that injured one (Freeport, IL): Freeport police say they are investigating a Sunday morning gang-related shooting that hospitalized a 28-year-old man with non-life-threatening injuries.
Source: Journal Standard Date: September 18, 2017
Utah State Prison inmate faces death penalty in brutal gang-related murder (Salt Lake City, UT): The Salt Lake County District Attorney’s office has filed notice it intends to seek the death penalty in the case of a Utah State Prison inmate charged with stabbing and kicking another prisoner to death.
Source: Gephardt Daily Date: September 18, 2017
Sentence reduced for man in death of South Bend 2 year old (South Bend, IN): The young man who received the most severe sentence of all those involved in the shooting death of 2-year-old John Swoveland Jr. three years ago is back in St. Joseph County for his sentence to be reduced.
Source: South Bend Tribune Date: September 18, 2017
Sheriff: Gang members in Vista shooting have terrorized county for years (NewBerry County, SC): When Newberry County Sheriff Lee Foster heard the news about a weekend shootout in Columbia's popular Vista entertainment district that left eight people wounded, he was not surprised when he heard the names of the suspects who were allegedly involved.
Source: WIS 10 News Date: September 18, 2017
Savannah teen in fatal Sunday shooting held on probation violation (Savannah, GA): A judge on Monday ordered a 16-year-old self-proclaimed gang member detained for violating an earlier probation in wake of an early Sunday shooting in which the victim died.
Source: Savannah Morning News Date: September 18, 2017
Police: 2 teens hurt in gang shooting in Grant Hill (San Diego, CA): Two teenagers were injured in a gang-related shooting in the Grant Hill neighborhood of San Diego late Saturday night, authorities said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune Date: September 17, 2017
Teenager injured in Kearns shooting (Kearns, UT): Suspects in a car fired several rounds into a group of juveniles on Sunday morning in Kearns, according to police. According to witnesses at the scene, one group was wearing red and another group was wearing blue, which means the shooting might have involved gangs, Lohrke said.
Source: KSL News Date: September 17, 2017
ASO: Known gang member abducts longtime girlfriend (Gainesville, FL: A Gainesville gang member was arrested early Saturday morning after deputies said he abducted his longtime girlfriend at gunpoint from the car of the victim’s friend, according to an ACSO arrest report.
Source: The Gainesville Sun Date: September 17, 2017
Deadly Buffalo gang boasted of crimes in rap music videos, prosecutors say (Buffalo, NY): When the FBI began gathering proof that the Schuele Boys were an organized street gang, agents came across some unusual evidence – two rap music videos.
Source: The Buffalo News Date: September 16, 2017
New process creates streamlined way to challenge listing on Oxnard's gang injunctions (Oxnard, CA): Oxnard’s two largest street gangs have lived under court orders barring them from specific activities that police identify as a public nuisance since the early 2000s.
Source: Ventura County Star Date: September 15, 2017
Oxnard gang injunctions' effectiveness difficult to measure (Oxnard, CA): More than a decade after Ventura County authorities linked a slew of violent incidents to Oxnard’s largest street gang to make a case for a civil restraining order against the group, it’s unclear whether the injunction has been effective because of imprecise data collection.
Source: Ventura County Star Date: September 15, 2017
Aurora police make 2nd arrest in June gang murder (Aurora, IL): A second man has been charged with gunning down a 34-year-old man in Aurora in a June gang-related killing.
Source: Daily Herald Date: September 15, 2017
Gang Members in Everett Busted (Everett, WA): The gang members didn't see this one coming Thursday until it was too late. Before they knew what was happening, they were staring at a sea of blue and badges as multiple law enforcement agencies assisted the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Department with the service of a search warrant at several locations within the city of Everett.
Source: Sky Valley Chronicle Date: September 15, 2017
Burlington City gang member heads to prison without parole (Mount Holly, NJ): A judge sentenced a Burlington City gang member Friday to 30 years in state prison without parole for killing another man on a crowded street in his hometown.
Source: Courier Post-Online Date: September 15, 2017
S. Texas ICE deports MS-13 gang member wanted in El Salvador (San Antonio, TX): South Texas ICE say that a Salvadoran member of the Mara Salvatrucha gang, wanted for aggravated homicide, was deported Thursday by ICE's agents and Enforcement and Removal Operations.
Source: CBS Austin Date: September 15, 2017
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