Gang-Related News Articles
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14 alleged gang members indicted on racketeering charges (Baltimore, MD): Fourteen men have been indicted on racketeering and drug trafficking offenses as alleged members of a notorious gang.
Source: WBAL 11 News Date: June 10, 2015
3 face drug-related charges after Manchester raid (Manchester, NH): Three men were arrested and are facing drug-related charges after a SWAT raid in Manchester early Wednesday morning.
Source: WMUR 9 News Date: June 10, 2015
Bloods Gang Member Gets 18 Years in Jail for Barbeque Slaying in Essex County (Essex County, NJ): An Essex County judge sentenced an admitted member of the Bloods street gang to 18 years in state prison on Wednesday for gunning down a father of three during a 2013 Memorial Day barbeque in Newark.
Source: NewarkPatch Date: June 10, 2015
Seven indicted for gang-related activity in Butler Co. (Butler County, OH): The Butler County Prosecutor's Office indicted seven people Wednesday for gang-related activity. According to prosecutor Mike Moser, the seven individuals are suspected members of the Crips. The suspects are wanted on various drug trafficking and criminal gang involvement charges.
Source: WXIX FOX19 News Date: June 10, 2015
Governor's Crime Commission and Kinston police look at growing gang problem (Kinston, NC): Gangs and how to cut crime was on the minds of law enforcement officers in Kinston this morning. The Governor's Crime Commission met with officers from Lenoir and surrounding counties to talk about how to improve engaging the community to fight crime.
Source: WITN 7 News Date: June 10, 2015
King City police discuss recent crimes and joint gang task force (King City, CA): King City police said Brian Zuniga was behind a shooting that sent one person to the hospital Tuesday night. Officers are now looking for Zuniga, who they said is armed and dangerous.
Source: KION 46 News Date: June 10, 2015
Police: crime rate in Waterloo is not what you'd expect (Waterloo, IA): A chart put together by Waterloo Police Chief Dan Trelka shows the crime rate in Waterloo is not as bad as many believe. Trelka says it's not a secret Waterloo has faced a challenging reputation for quite some time, but contrary to what many people may believe, the crime rate has been on a downward trend over the past five years,
Source: KWWL News Date: June 10, 2015
Police: Home invaders belong to street gang (El Paso, TX): El Paso police have released more information on three men accused of breaking into a home in far east El Paso last week. According to the arrest affidavit, police officers said Julio Lopez-Troncoso, Giovanni Martinez and Aaron Floyd are part of a criminal street gang.
Source: KFOX14 News Date: June 10, 2015
Arrest made in gang shootout in west Athens (Athens, GA): Athens-Clarke County police this weekend made a second arrest in a shootout between rival gang members that occurred last week in west Athens.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald Date: June 9, 2015
Springfield murder victim's tattoo: 'Live & Die by the Gun' (Springfield, MA): One tattoo on Anthony O. Serrano's left arm was a handgun; the other was a message. "Live & Die By the Gun," it read. Serrano, 25, was gunned down Sunday afternoon at a stop sign in the Forest Park neighborhood. Serrano was a member of the La Familia street gang, with convictions in firearms and narcotics distribution cases, according to documents filed in Springfield District Court from his latest arrest on March 4.
Source: The Republican Date: June 9, 2015
Police-FBI task force executes Milwaukee gang crackdown (Milwaukee, WI): The MPD-FBI Gang Task Force fanned out across Milwaukee's north side just after dawn Tuesday, executing eight search warrants and targeting more than a dozen suspected gang members for arrest.
Source: Journal Sentinel Date: June 9, 2015
Gang violence in Portland spilling out of state into Vancouver (Vancouver, WA): A 16-year high in gang violence in Portland has police in Vancouver bracing for a violent summer. Shootings are spilling across the river, and detectives are already working cases with ties to Portland. An undercover detective with the Vancouver Police Department’s Gang Unit, who asked his identity be kept anonymous, said police have discovered some gang members from Portland have families in Vancouver.
Source: KATU 2 News Date: June 9, 2015
Two Denver gang members convicted of federal weapons charges (Denver, CO): Two Denver gang members have been convicted of gun-possession charges that will put them in a federal prison for years, authorities said Tuesday.
Source: The Denver Post Date: June 9, 2015
New county gang prevention plan focused on positive messages (Salinas, CA): A new Monterey County program aimed at breaking the cycle of gang violence that has left the county with the state’s highest youth homicide rate seeks to attack the “root causes” of the problem, including youth illiteracy, unemployment, truancy, recidivism, and a lack of community engagement.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: June 9, 2015
About 200 officers gather for Oklahoma Gang Investigators Association conference in Tulsa (Tulsa, OK): About 200 officers from five states converged in Tulsa for the Oklahoma Gang Investigators Association conference.They attended to learn about gang culture and trends from the experts.
Source: KJRH 2 News Date: June 9, 2015
FBI: Accused gang members may have watched reporter covering crimes (Charlotte, NC): Gang members accused of targeting and killing a Lake Wylie couple may have been watching a reporter covering their alleged crimes. Court documents lay out daily life details of the reporter the gang was tracking.
Source: WSOC 9 News Date: June 9, 2015
Trial set for suspect in gang drive-by (Wall Walla, WA): A Walla Walla man pleaded innocent Monday afternoon to eight charges accusing him of involvement in a gang-related, drive-by shooting last month on West Chestnut Street.
Source: Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Date: June 9, 2015
Santa Rosa gang gunfire hits home, boy’s bedroom, cars (Santa Rosa, CA): Gunfire broke out in three Santa Rosa neighborhoods within one week, including a random shot into a boy’s bedroom, vehicles riddled with bullet holes and a near-miss for gang members standing on a street corner, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office and Santa Rosa police.
Source: The Press Democrat Date: June 9, 2015
No bail for Hamilton police officer caught in gang bust (Hamilton, ON): Hamilton police Const. Craig Ruthowsky's tired face betrayed little emotion as he learned he had lost his bid for freedom while he fights criminal charges of participating in and assisting a criminal organization.
Source: The Hamilton Spectator Date: June 9, 2015
Shooting injures 2 in LaGrange (LaGrange, GA): Two people were injured Monday afternoon in a shooting at a gas station in south-central LaGrange.
Source: LaGrange Daily News Date: June 9, 2015
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