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Gang member from Jacksonville sentenced to federal prison (Jacksonville, FL): A Jacksonville gang member has been sentenced to federal prison for possessing a gun as a convicted felon. Chief U.S. District Judge Terrence W. Boyle has sentenced Desean Clifton Moore, 34, of Dale Drive to 30 months in federal prison from an incident when Onslow County Sheriff detectives were serving a warrant for Moore, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s office.
Source: The Daily News Date: May 28, 2020
Gang member sentenced to 30 years in Houston County (Warner Robins, GA): Street gang member Robert Jordan Mahogany was convicted in Houston County under the Street Gang Terrorism Act.
Source: WGXA FOX24 News Date: May 28, 2020
ICE arrests Salvadoran gang member wanted for murder (New York, NY): U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested a Salvadoran national and documented member of the transnational criminal street gang known as “18th Street,” wanted in his home country on charges of manslaughter/murder, injury causing death, and gang participation.
Source: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Date: May 28, 2020
Compton gang member gets 3-strikes prison sentence in connection with Montecito home invasion (Santa Barbara, CA): The Santa Barbara County District Attorney's office says Compton Crips gang member Davion Jones has been sentenced in connection with multiple felony crimes including a Montecito home invasion.
Source: KEYT 3 News Date: May 28, 2020
Cotati Man Shot, Killed In Apparent Gang-Related Shooting: Cops (Rohnert Park, CA): A 30-year-old Cotati man was shot and killed Wednesday night in what police investigators believe may be a gang-related shooting. The man, who was identified Thursday as Alan Albors, was found face down in the westbound lane of Rohnert Park Expressway after being shot in the chest, the Rohnert Park Department of Public Safety said.
Source: Patch Date: May 28, 2020
Gang member sentenced to federal prison for possessing a firearm during struggle with detectives (Greenville, NC): A Jacksonville man was sentenced to 2.5 years in prison for possessing a firearm as a convicted felon. According to court documents, 34-year-old Dasean Clifton Moore attempted to pull a loaded .25 caliber handgun on Onslow County Sheriff’s detectives while they were serving him with warrants for drug-related crimes.
Source: WNCT 9 News Date: May 28, 2020
Gang Members With ‘Lengthy Criminal Records’ Arrested In Castaic (Castaic, CA): Two gang members with “lengthy criminal records,” were arrested in Castaic Wednesday after deputies found that they had several firearms and narcotics.
Source: KHTS AM 1220 News Date: May 28, 2020
BCSO ramps up East Side presence after gang activity, violent crime increase (Bexar County, TX): The Bexar County Sheriff's Office continues to increase its presence on the East Side in an effort to reduce violent crime in the area, Sheriff Javier Salazar said during a news conference Tuesday.
Source: San Antonio Express-News Date: May 27, 2020
Paterson has second triple shooting in two days (Paterson, NJ): After two triple shootings in less than 48 hours, investigators are trying to determine if there is a connection between the incidents, which happened in separate sections of the city where rival drug gangs operate, law enforcement sources said. The gangs from the areas where the two recent shootings took place have a violent history of attacking each other, including numerous retaliatory incidents.
Source: NorthJersey.com Date: May 27, 2020
Uptick In Violence Due To Gang Activity: Meriden PD (Meriden, CT): The Meriden Police Department recently made a statement regarding an uptick in violence in the city during recent weeks. Police said much of this is due to gang activity.
Source: Patch Date: May 27, 2020
Woman shot in the face in SW Houston, police believe it could be gang related (Houston, TX): A woman was shot in the face in southwest Houston early Wednesday morning, and now police are wondering if it could be connected to other criminal activity.
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News Date: May 27, 2020
Five Suspects Arrested In Connection With Multiple Gang-Related San Francisco Shootings (San Francisco, CA): Police in San Francisco on Wednesday announced the arrests of five suspects from cities across the Bay Area this week in connection with three separate gang-related shootings over the past two months that left two people injured.
Source: CBS San Francisco Date: May 27, 2020
Spencer mayor working on plan to end gang violence after latest drive-by shooting (Spencer, OK): Mayor Frank Calvin is working on a plan to end gang violence after a series of shootings in Spencer. Six victims have been shot in four incidents in less than three months in the Spencer area. Four of those victims are now dead.
Source: KOCO 5 News Date: May 27, 2020
Tampa sees alarming surge in violent crime; leaders discuss guns, gangs, solutions (Tampa, FL): The city of Tampa has seen a 36 percent rise in violent crimes involving guns in the first five months of this year compared with the same period in 2019. Violent crime overall has surged by 10 percent. And there have been 15 homicides in the city so far, compared with 12 in the first five months of last year.
Source: Tampa Bay Times Date: May 27, 2020
‘Unusual’ group fight breaks out at Niles cemetery; police identify gang member, suspected illegal drugs (Chicago, IL): A report of a fight inside a Niles cemetery drew a large police response last week, but yielded no arrests as officers were unable to locate victims interested in pursuing criminal charges, a police official said.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: May 27, 2020
Worried Marietta parents can now easily communicate with gang investigators (Marietta, GA): Marietta Police say awareness and prevention are key to keeping children from being lured into gangs. Parents who are worried that their children might be involved in gangs or are being recruited by a gang can now easily and discreetly communicate with gang investigators. Marietta Police set up a dedicated email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Source: FOX 5 Atlanta Date: May 27, 2020
Latin King lieutenant argues for coronavirus release over kidney treatment (New Bedford, MA): A Latin Kings lieutenant out of New Bedford who a federal prosecutor said stands out among over 60 defendants for his violent past asked a judge Wednesday to be released amid coronavirus concerns because of his dialysis treatments.
Source: Boston Herald Date: May 27, 2020
MSFN cracks down on gangs (Loon Lake, SK): The people of Loon Lake and nearby Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation are of the shared opinion enough is enough when it comes to the presence of gangs in their communities.
Source: Northern Pride Date: May 27, 2020
New Bedford Member of the Latin Kings Charged with Being a Felon in Possession (New Bedford, MA): A member of the New Bedford Chapter of the Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation was charged yesterday with being a felon in possession of a firearm as a result of a federal investigation into a shooting on April 19, 2020, in New Bedford.
Source: The United States Department of Justice Date: May 27, 2020
Woodland police report crime rates up slightly during early 2020 (Woodland, CA): The rate of crime was up slightly during the first three months of 2020, before the coronavirus pandemic, forced Woodland’s population to shelter in place.
Source: Daily Democrat Date: May 26, 2020
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