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Police: Fatal Jonesboro home invasion 'gang-related' (Jonesboro, GA): Clayton County Police released many new details Tuesday about what they believe led to a home invasion that left two children dead. Daveon Coates, 15, and his sister, 11-year-old Tatiyana Coates, were gunned down early Saturday in an apparent home invasion.
Source: WXIA 11 News    Date: October 26, 2016

Report: Inmate tried to force gang membership (Floyd County, GA): A Floyd County Jail inmate from Canton is facing new gang-related charges after a fight in a cellblock.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: October 26, 2016

How does gang recruitment work in Bibb, and how young does it start? (Bibb County, GA): Corporal Allen Kendrick with the Bibb County Sheriff's Office says with nearly 30 gangs in Bibb County, we have a problem. "What do you think the point of being in a gang is?," our Chelsea Beimfohr asked 17-year-old Bibb resident Savion Wright.
Source: WMAZ 13 News    Date: October 18, 2016

Three teens charged in theft of car and taking part in gang activity (Columbus, GA): Columbus police have charged two teen girls and a juvenile in the Oct. 8 theft of a 2013 Ford Mustang that may have involved gang activity.
Source: Ledger-Enquirer    Date: October 18, 2016

Second teen arrested in connection to July LaGrange shooting (LaGrange, GA): LaGrange, Ga., police have arrested two suspects in connection to the July 24 fatal shooting of Quentin D. Williams. Miracle Ramsey, 15, was charged with murder and participation in criminal street gangs, according to a news release.
Source: Ledger-Enquirer    Date: October 14, 2016

Five charged in 2014 Augusta slaying (Richmond County, GA): Five people have been charged in what is believed to be a 2014 gang-related slaying, the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: October 13, 2016

Eight people charged in beating of Ballard-Hudson seventh-grader (Macon, GA): Eight people are charged in the beating of a 14-year-old boy, who was briefly hospitalized after the Sept. 30 brawl near Ballard-Hudson Middle School.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: October 3, 2016

Athens gang member arrested for drive-by shooting (Athens, GA): An Athens gang member was arrested this week for a drive-by shooting that occurred on the west side nearly a year ago.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: September 29, 2016

Gang member with crack and firearms charges pleads in federal case (Brunswick, GA): A highly connected member of the Glynn- and McIntosh-area Bloods street gang accepted a plea deal Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Brunswick.
Source: The News    Date: September 28, 2016

Gang Member Convicted in Waffle House Shooting (Douglasville, GA): A Douglasville gang member has been convicted of attempted murder in a shooting last year at a local Waffle House. Lafayette Napolean Bradley pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of attempted murder and one count of violation of the Street Gang Terrorism Prevention Act.
Source: Douglasville Patch    Date: September 28, 2016

As gang killings persist, feds grant $500k to help DeKalb (DeKalb County, GA): The U.S. Department of Justice is granting nearly $500,000 to combat gang violence in DeKalb County, the agency announced Wednesday. The funds are headed for the DeKalb Project Safe Neighborhoods Task Force, which is coordinated by the Atlanta U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: September 28, 2016

Leader of Savannah gang sentenced to over 20 years in Federal prison (Savannah, GA): The man at the head of a highly organized Savannah gang that operated out of Cuyler Brownsville was sentenced in Federal court. Evidence presented at the trial of Shavar Spence, a/k/a “Veezy” was the leader of the “Clock Gang Muzik Group 12:30” or “CGMG.” The gang was an armed drug trafficking organization that operated in two locations of Cuyler Brownsville.
Source: WSAV 3 News    Date: September 22, 2016

Gangs a problem in small towns (LaGrange, GA): Authorities said gangs are no longer just an inner city problem and it exists in small towns too. Sergeant Mark Cavender with the LaGrange Gang Unit knows the streets of LaGrange and said the structure for gangs in their city has always existed and serves as a breeding ground for well organized criminal street gangs associated with larger cities in search of existing structure in small towns.
Source: FOX 5 Atlanta    Date: September 21, 2016

Lead cocaine supplier pleads in Bloods gang drug case (Brunswick, GA): The man a federal investigator called the “primary provider of powder cocaine to the entire (local Bloods gang)” pled guilty Monday to conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to distribute.
Source: The News    Date: September 20, 2016

Gang Member Convicted After Invading Parkview High Party (Lilburn, GA): A Gwinnett County man has been convicted on gang charges after disrupting a party intended for Parkview High School graduates.
Source: Lilburn Patch    Date: September 19, 2016

Gang leader convincted in 2014 Lilburn incident (Lilburn, GA): The latest defendant in a string of people prosecuted in a 2014 Lilburn party turned gang incident was convicted on Friday. Dalston Simpson was convicted of criminal gang activity and second degree criminal damage to property following a trial where he was sentenced to 15 years to serve five in prison, according to Dan Mayfield, chief assistant district attorney.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post    Date: September 19, 2016

McClendon pleads guilty in Bloods gang drug case (Brunswick, GA): The third defendant in three days and the fourth this week pleaded guilty Friday morning to his involvement in a drug trafficking scheme prosecutors say was headed up by the local Bloods street gang.
Source: The News    Date: September 17, 2016

Local group meets to promote unity and peace (Columbus, GA): On Saturday the 706 call for unity meeting took place. Several families who have been directly impacted by gang violence told their stories.
Source: WRBL News 3    Date: September 10, 2016

Baldwin drive-by shooting count up to 51 (Baldwin County, GA): Milledgeville and Baldwin county have been plagued by drive by shootings for over a year.
Source: WMAZ 13 News    Date: September 9, 2016

Teen, 22-year-old charged with murder in Sept. 1 shooting at Milledgeville apartments (Milledgeville, GA): A 16-year-old and a 22-year-old were charged with murder Wednesday in the Milledgeville killing of Deandre Bolston.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: September 7, 2016

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