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Gang ‘godfathers' in United Blood Nation case found guilty (Charlotte, NC): Gang members accused of endangering families across the Carolinas have been found guilty. Last May, 600 federal agents spread out across the Carolinas rounding up 83 men and women accused of robbing, killing, and selling drugs across the area.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: May 18, 2018

Guilford County Sheriff’s Office works to combat recent gang activity (Greensboro, NC): It was a chaotic scene outside of the Guilford County Courthouse Wednesday morning after reports that there were shots fired. “There were definitely four shots fired off that I heard that came from right in front of this building,” Sheriff BJ Barnes said.
Source: WGHP FOX 8 News    Date: May 17, 2018

Top Bloods gang members sat on trial for two weeks in Charlotte. All were found guilty. (Charlotte, NC): The third verdict in the trial of three top Bloods gang leaders Thursday was barely audible. Cynthia Gilmore's daughter started crying as soon as her mother was found guilty.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: May 17, 2018

Last of 12 Bloods linked to killings of Lake Wylie couple get life in prison (Charlotte, NC): Three-and-a-half years after Doug and Debbie London were executed in their home, the last of the Charlotte gang members linked to the killings have been sent to federal prison for the rest of their lives.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: May 14, 2018

She was a top member of the violent Bloods gang. She secretly worked for the FBI for years. (Charlotte, NC): Her FBI code name was "Carp." Her gang nicknames were Lady Red, Lady I, Lady Grown and Lady Hunter. When she took the witness stand in Charlotte federal court Thursday, prosecutors called her Kellie Starr.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: May 10, 2018

Jurors study Bloods' code, gang hierarchy on first day of accused Godfather's trial (Charlotte, NC): In Charlotte federal court Thursday, James Baxton and Pedro Gutierrez looked like any businessmen who'd just stepped out for lunch. Button-down shirts, ties, glasses.
Source: WBTV 3 News    Date: May 4, 2018

Greenville Police Gang Unit working hard to protect, inform public (Greenville, NC): The Greenville Police Department's Police Gang Unit has been busy in the past week. In addition to all of the work it typically does, in the last week alone, two arrests have been made involving known gang members from the Blood and Crips.
Source: WCTI NewsChannel 12    Date: May 3, 2018

One rule of the Bloods gang is you don't talk about the Bloods gang, prosecutors say (Charlotte, NC): In Charlotte federal court Thursday, James Baxton and Pedro Gutierrez looked like any businessmen who'd just stepped out for lunch. Button-down shirts, ties, glasses.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: May 3, 2018

GPD: Four gang members arrested in past week (Greenville, NC): Greenville Police have now arrested four validated gang members in the last week. The latest arrest came Wednesday around 10:00 a.m. when officers with the Greenville Police Department’s Gang Unit, along with the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office Street Crimes Unit, conducted a traffic stop in the area of Bostic Drive.
Source: WITN 7 News    Date: May 2, 2018

Teen gets new sentencing hearing in Garner gang-retaliation case gone awry (Raleigh, NC): Questions about how deputies from the Wake County sheriff’s department interrogated a teen during a murder investigation have reopened a homicide case that highlighted a gang culture in Garner.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: May 1, 2018

'Godfather' ran Bloods' gang from prison, feds say. Now he's on trial in Charlotte. (Charlotte, NC) : The criminal reach of what prosecutors describe as a notorious East Coast gang will be on display this week in a Charlotte federal courtroom.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: May 1, 2018

Gangs ‘tear at the fabric of our communities,’ DA says (Alamance County, NC): Although police departments within Alamance County are busy trying to fight gang activity, the school system and District Attorney’s Office have their own techniques to battle gang presences.
Source: The Times-News     Date: April 30, 2018

Graffiti and bandanas are out, making it harder for police to track area gangs (Burlington, NC): Gang activity in Alamance County has grown in the last decade, but it has become harder to detect since gangs have changed their methods of operation. Instead of tagging buildings and flashing signs, they have gone incognito.
Source: News & Record    Date: April 30, 2018

Alamance police target ‘roots’ of established gangs (Alamance County, NC): With 30 gang sets and about 300 validated gang members within Alamance County, police departments here face a daunting task of attempting to stop gang activity and violence.
Source: The Times-News     Date: April 29, 2018

Gangs in Alamance: Gang life has changed, ex-members say (Alamance County, NC): After being initiated into the Crips, Chad Smith and Alex White began their careers as gang members. They admitted to committing a wide range of crimes, some that got them caught, others that didn’t. Crimes they were caught over and subsequently served time for were shootings, burglary, armed robbery, drug offenses, habitual felony, assaults inflicting bodily injury and reckless endangerment.
Source: The Times-News     Date: April 29, 2018

Gangs in Alamance: Gang life ‘is preordained,’ ex-member says (Alamance County, NC): Alex White, 35, and Chad Smith, 47, are both inactive gang members from 8 Tray Gangsters, a set of the Crips. They were given different identities for protective purposes as they could face retribution from other gang members for their testimony. Even though these are not their real names, these are their real stories.
Source: The Times-News     Date: April 28, 2018

Greenville PD arrests known Crip gang member for heroin (Greenville, NC): Members of the Greenville Police Department arrested a known Crip gang member on heroin charges, officials said.
Source: WCTI NewsChannel 12    Date: April 27, 2018

POLICE: Bloods gang member nabbed on multiple drug charges (Greenville, NC): Police say a validated gang member is off the streets of one Eastern Carolina city after his drug arrest on Wednesday. Raheem Harris, who police say is a known member of the Bloods gang, was found with eight bags of crack cocaine that were packaged for sale, according to a news release.
Source: WITN 7 News    Date: April 26, 2018

North Carolina gang member receives ten year sentence (Raleigh, NC): An Ahoskie, North Carolina, man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to being a felon in possession of firearms.
Source: WTKR NewsChannel 3    Date: April 19, 2018

WPD: Validated gang member arrested for shooting, assaulting woman (Wilmington, NC): Wilmington Police arrested Koredreese Tyson, 25, Wednesday for a shooting that happened over the weekend.
Source: WWAY NewsChannel 3    Date: April 19, 2018

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