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Gang member receives 35-year sentence in fatal expressway shooting (Edinburg, TX): Rolando Rene Rodriguez covered his face Monday as deputies escorted him out of the 370th state District Court. A few moments earlier, state District Judge Noe Gonzalez sentenced the 22-year-old Rodriguez to 35 years in prison in connection with the shooting death of Javier Olmedo.
Source: The Monitor    Date: January 9, 2017

2 gang members arrested, 2 still at large in connection with pharmacy burglary (Houston, TX): Four gang members have been charged with felonies for robbing a pharmacy store in Lubbock County, police said. Police said the men are gang members from northeast Houston.
Source: KPRC Click 2 Houston    Date: January 6, 2017

Police: Longview gang member arrested, facing weapons charges (Longview, TX): Longview police arrested a documented gang member Wednesday after two detectives found a stolen gun in his car during a traffic stop, according to an arrest affidavit.
Source: Longview News-Journal    Date: January 5, 2017

Austin police arrests ‘high ranking’ gang member in months-old homicide (Autin, TX): Police have arrested a man believed to be a high ranking gang member in the death of a man who was found shot in Northeast Austin in July.
Source: Austin American-Statesman    Date: December 22, 2016

Gang member sentenced to 50 years in prison (Victoria County, TX): Victoria County District Attorney Stephen Tyler tried to make an example out of a man who reneged on an agreement to be a confidential informant.
Source: Victoria Advocate    Date: December 17, 2016

Suspected Crips gang members plead guilty in cocaine conspiracy (Lubbock, TX): Today, Dequan Deshawn Willard, 22, of Lubbock, Texas, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge D. Gordon Bryant and pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute cocaine base and one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, announced U.S. Attorney John Parker of the Northern District of Texas.
Source: KCBD NewsChannel 11    Date: December 1, 2016

Fort Worth gang member pleads guilty in child sex conspiracy case (Fort Worth, TX): A member of the Polywood Crips gang who went by the street name “Pooh” waited until a jury was being selected before he pleaded guilty this week to a child sex trafficking conspiracy charge, according to the U.S. attorney’s office.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: November 30, 2016

Detective says gang feud is tied to fatal shooting (Corpus Christi, TX): A brewing fight between rival gang members in a Taco Bell parking lot was the catalyst of a fatal drive-by shooting a week later, according to prosecutors’ theory of the case.
Source: Corpus Christi Caller-Times    Date: November 17, 2016

SAPD: Two Crip gang members arrested, one at large after shooting (San Antonio, TX): Two documented Crip gang members were arrested this week for allegedly shooting a man earlier this year, according to court documents.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: November 17, 2016

FBI seeks man in New Mexico prison-gang killings (El Paso, TX): The FBI is searching for a fugitive with ties to the El Paso-Las Cruces border region suspected in the prison gang-related killings of two inmates in 2001. Angel DeLeon, 39, was indicted in December on a federal charge of violent crimes (murder) in aid of racketeering as part of a long range FBI investigation into the Syndicato de Nuevo Mexico prison gang.
Source: Las Cruces Sun-News    Date: November 15, 2016

Fort Worth gangsters plead guilty in prostitution ring involving minors (Fort Worth, TX): Four people with ties to a Fort Worth street gang have pleaded guilty in connection with a prostitution ring that included sex trafficking of children, federal officials announced Tuesday.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: November 8, 2016

Police Arrest Man for Violating Gang Injuction (Wichita Falls, TX): A man police say is a high ranking member of the PLM gang is arrested after police spot him at a memorial for a homicide victim. Steed Dennis, who police say is also known as Flake was charged with violating his PLM organized criminal activity injunction.
Source: KFDX 3 News    Date: November 3, 2016

Dallas struggling to combat gang violence (Dallas, TX): On the streets of Dallas, a Gang Unit officer is a rare sight to behold these days. The unit once numbered closer to 30 gang enforcement officers and detectives. These days, there's just nine. Five were recently assigned to help out the unit.
Source: WFAA Channel 8 News    Date: October 29, 2016

Members of "Kream Clicc Gang" arrested in drug and money laundering sting (Houston, TX): A Houston-based rapper was arrested on charges stemming from money laundering, delivering marijuana and organized crime. Officials say he was part of the "Kream Clicc Gang."
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News    Date: October 27, 2016

8 members of “Kream Clicc Gang” arrested in raid; found with drugs, jewelry, lots of cash (Fort Bend, TX): Several members of a Houston rap group were arrested and charged with a number of offenses, including drug trafficking and money laundering, in a multi-agency raid in Fort Bend County.
Source: KIAH 39 News    Date: October 27, 2016

Accused gang members busted for 2 kilos of cocaine plead not guilty (Lubbock, TX): Three of four accused Crips gang members arrested during a multiagency raid in Lubbock earlier this month appeared in federal court Wednesday.
Source: KCBD NewsChannel 11    Date: October 26, 2016

Several Fort Worth gang members among those indicted in sex trafficking ring (Fort Worth, TX): Six people, most tied to a Fort Worth street gang, were indicted in connection with a sex trafficking conspiracy, officials announced Monday. Most of the six were arrested July 21, though two were at-large and have since been apprehended.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: October 24, 2016

PLM Member Convicted for Injunction Violation (Wichita County, TX): In less than an hour of deliberation, a Wichita County jury convicts a named member of the Puro Lil' Mafia, or PLM, gang of violating the injunction for wearing gang colors inside a safety zone. Anthony Merito now faces up to one year in prison and a $4,000 fine.
Source: KFDX 3 News    Date: October 20, 2016

Central American gang's tentacles reach deep into Texas (Houston, TX): It’s the savagery that most bothers veteran police officer George Rhyne. He can't name other gangs in Houston — or anywhere else that he's aware of — that have used machetes to hack their enemies to death.
Source: The Texas Tribune    Date: October 19, 2016

Gang members break into Ford dealership (Rosenberg, TX): Four men were arrested Tuesday after breaking into a Ford dealership, according to Rosenberg police. Authorities said all four men have ties to the gang, MS-13.
Source: KPRC Click 2 Houston    Date: October 19, 2016

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