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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

Gangster ‘Spanish Fly’ jailed on charge of sex trafficking of children (Fort Worth, TX): A Fort Worth gang member who remained on the lam after being charged in July with participating in a prostitution ring that included sex trafficking of children is now in custody.
Source: Fort Worth Star-Telegram    Date: October 11, 2016

Lubbock Sheriff's Office: Bust on Crips Street Gang yields drugs, weapons, arrests (Lubbock, TX): Four people were taken to the Lubbock County Detention Center on Tuesday after a drug bust stemming from an investigation into the Crips Street Gang, according to the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office.
Source: Lubbock Avalanche-Journal    Date: October 4, 2016

Houston's spiraling murders spurs surge of officers, confounds experts (Houston, TX): The growing spiral of Houston murders, up 15 percent so far this year after a staggering 25 percent hike in 2015, has forced Houston police to spend $2 million in overtime to deploy scores of extra officers at hot spots across the city.
Source: The Houston Chronicle    Date: October 1, 2016

El Paso gang numbers rise, tip line reactivated (El Paso, TX): The El Paso Police Department reactivated its gang tip line on Friday in response to an increase in gang-related criminal activity this year, officials said.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: September 30, 2016

Barrio Azteca gang member sentenced to 20 years in prison (El Paso, TX): A Barrio Azteca gang member was sentenced to 20 years in prison for his participation in a racketeering conspiracy and drug trafficking offenses, the U.S. Justice Department announced Thursday.
Source: KVIA ABC 7 News    Date: September 29, 2016

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