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Gang member arrested for Athens Gardens drive-by shooting (Athens, GA): A purported member of a local street gang was arrested Thursday night in connection with a drive-by shooting earlier this month at an eastside apartment complex in which one person was wounded, according to Athens-Clarke County police.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: April 21, 2017

Jury selection starts for trial in alleged gang slaying at Peachtree Mall (Columbus, GA) : The trial of two men and a woman charged in an alleged gang-related vengeance killing last year at Columbus’ Peachtree Mall got off to a slow start Monday with questions about video evidence and whether a pool of 49 potential jurors would be sufficient.
Source: Ledger-Enquirer    Date: April 17, 2017

APD asks for community's help in cleaning up gang activity (Albany, GA): The Albany Police Department Gang Unit began noticing spray painted shutters a month and a half ago. As of Friday, 113 black shutters in the neighborhood have been spray painted yellow. The gang unit believes a gang in the area is committing these acts.
Source: WFXL FOX 31 News    Date: April 14, 2017

Police: Gang member molested child as part of initiation (DeKalb County, GA): New documents obtained by 11Alive detail the arrest of a man police said is a known affiliate of a gang and allegedly molested a child as part of an initiation.
Source: WXIA 11 News    Date: April 12, 2017

Two suspects in alleged Peachtree Mall gang slaying try to get separate trials (Columbus, GA): Two of the three defendants going to trial next week in last year’s fatal shooting at Columbus’ Peachtree Mall have failed to get their cases tried separately.
Source: Ledger-Enquirer    Date: April 12, 2017

SPECIAL REPORT: Gangs in Savannah (Savannah, GA): Sixty-seven. That’s how many sets of gangs are inside the Chatham County Jail right now. Dozens of gang members who live the life, even behind bars.
Source: WSAV 3 News    Date: April 12, 2017

3 injured in gang-related shooting at Brunswick mall, police say (Glynn County, GA): Glynn County Police are offering a reward for information leading to an arrest after three people were injured in a "gang-related" shooting at a Brunswick mall.
Source: First Coast News    Date: April 11, 2017

Ex-DeKalb cop responds to allegations that he was a gang ‘hitman’ (DeKalb County, GA): In 2015, then-DeKalb County policeman Vanito Gumbs purportedly claimed he moonlighted as a “hitman” for the notorious Gangster Disciples street gang.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: April 11, 2017

Local, federal officials reflect on successful violent crime investigation in Savannah (Savannah, GA): A violent crime investigation in one Savannah neighborhood has officially ended and now local and federal police officials say they plan to expand that operation to other parts of the city.
Source: WJCL News    Date: April 10, 2017

22 Savannah gang members sentenced to federal prison (Savannah, GA): Nearly two dozen Savannah-affiliated gang members have been sentenced to federal prison after state and federal investigators targeted crime in the Cann Park neighborhood.
Source: WTOC 11 News    Date: April 10, 2017

Gang members targeted in probation compliance check (Coweta County, GA): Dozens of houses were visited by a team of law enforcement personnel and eight people arrested following a series of probation-parole compliance checks targeting local gang members and gang associates.
Source: The Newnan Times-Herald    Date: April 8, 2017

Prosecutors: 'Gangster Disciples' gang members killing spree detailed (Decatur, GA): Two alleged Gangster Disciples street gang members were convicted Thursday in connection with a two-day deadly crime spree.
Source: WXIA 11 News    Date: April 7, 2017

Operation Breaking Bad' busts 30 alleged gang members (Gwinnett County, GA): Thirty alleged gang members are facing charges in Gwinnett County after a yearlong joint investigation by the Gwinnett County Gang Task Force and the ATF.
Source: WSB-TV 2 News    Date: April 7, 2017

Arrests Made In Sonoma County Gang Graffiti Spraying: Police (Sonoma County, GA): Police arrested two juveniles Wednesday evening in Santa Rosa for allegedly spray-painting gang graffiti, police said. One was also charged with marijuana possession and resisting arrest.
Source: Sonoma Valley Patch    Date: April 6, 2017

DeKalb gang members convicted in 2015 deadly crime spree (DeKalb County, GA): One man was robbed at an inn. Another man was sleeping in his car. A third guy was sitting on a patio. All, police say, were fatally shot for pretending to be members of DeKalb-based gang the Hate Committee.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: April 6, 2017

Alleged gunman, two co-defendants plead not guilty in Savannah death penalty prosecutions (Savannah, GA): The alleged gunman and two co-defendants in an alleged gang-related slaying pleaded not guilty Thursday in their death penalty trials for the slaying of Dominique Powell last year in Tatemville.
Source: Savannah Morning News    Date: April 6, 2017

Homicide victim’s past shows gang activity (Cobb County, GA): Cobb police are investigating a Saturday night shooting in Kennesaw that left one man dead. Justin Dallas, 23, of Woodstock, died from apparent gunshot wounds on West Station Drive near Bells Ferry Road, authorities report.
Source: The Marietta Daily Journal    Date: April 4, 2017

Eight men indicted for Newnan Street murder (LaGrange, GA): A Troup County Grand Jury indicted nine alleged members of the “Lot Boys” criminal street gang (also known as the “4way” criminal street gang) earlier this month for two separate shootings in which one man was killed.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: March 30, 2017

Gang members indicted for multiple crimes (LaGrange, GA): Three members of the alleged Bloods criminal street gang were indicted earlier this month by a Troup County Grand Jury for multiple crimes.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: March 30, 2017

Gang Task Force says gang activity increasing in Augusta (Augusta, GA): The Richmond County Gang Task Force says gang activity seems to be increasing in the area. Right now, the agency is tracking more than 100 active gangs, most of them are small though. Investigators believe Tuesday’s deadly shooting at Fox Den Apartments was gang related.
Source: WJBF NewsChannel 6    Date: March 30, 2017

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