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Feds Indict Cop, Alleged Members of Gangster Disciples (Atlanta, GA): Alleged members of the Gangster Disciples, including some high-ranking leaders of the violent street gang and an Atlanta-area police officer, have been charged with racketeering in a federal indictment unsealed Wednesday.
Source: ABC News    Date: May 4, 2016

Given its gang history, Lenox Park's identity uncertain following significant drug ‘cartel’ bust (Gainesville, GA): With Joe Amerling’s blinker flashing toward the black-and-gold Lenox Park sign at the subdivision entrance, any drug dealer knows that entrance is also the only way out.
Source: The Gainesville Times    Date: May 1, 2016

Despite history of gangs, arrests, some north Ga. residents feel safe (Gainesville, GA): An area of Hall County has a history of gang-related activity, but some residents say they feel safe. A grand jury recently indicted 12 people on federal drug charges, after drug agents said they’d broken up one of the largest drug rings in the north Georgia area.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: May 1, 2016

Two highly anticipated murder trials to go to court Monday (Gwinnett County, GA): Two long-anticipated murder trials are set to begin Monday at the Gwinnett County courthouse. The most widely-known of the two is for Amy McGarity, the so-called ringleader in the brutal killing of 20-year-old Kayla Weil in a drug house on Buford’s Cloud Street in 2013.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post    Date: April 30, 2016

Man charged in Wings Cafe killings pleads guilty to gang charge (Macon, GA): One of the six men charged with murder in the 2014 fatal shootout at Macon’s Wings Cafe pleaded guilty Friday to violating the state’s gang act and two misdemeanor charges.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: April 29, 2016

Brunswick rapper charged in federal drug indictment arrested anew on state street gang charges (Brunswick, GA): A Brunswick man released April 19 after his arrest on charges in a 30-count federal drug gang indictment is back in jail on state street gang charges.
Source: The Florida Times-Union    Date: April 25, 2016

Mentoring group wants male role models to join the cause (Moultrie, GA): As a newly formed group seeking to reduce youth violence and gang activity, Boys to Men has had no problem finding the boys part of the equation, as interest and participation are increasing.
Source: The Moultrie Observer    Date: April 25, 2016

Brunswick arrests aim to dismantle violent gangs (Brunswick, GA): Law enforcement officials in Brunswick and Glynn County said they put a dent into organized crime after a four year-year, multi-agency, operation uncovered a vast drug enterprise with possible ties to the national street gang known as the Bloods.
Source:    Date: April 22, 2016

CPD detectives said alleged gang activity connected to Peachtree Mall shooting death (Columbus, GA): The main suspect from the Peachtree Mall shooting on March 26 made his first court appearance on Wednesday. Xzavaien Jones, 18, of Columbus, is accused of shooting 24-year-old Anthony Meredith outside of the food court at the Peachtree Mall the day before Easter.
Source: WFXG FOX 54 News    Date: April 21, 2016

Murder weapon identified in killing of innocent bystander during Athens gang shootout (Athens, GA): The gun that fired the bullet yhat killed an innocent bystander during a shootout between rival gang members in west Athens five months ago has been identified, Athens-Clarke County police said on Monday.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: April 18, 2016

Ashburn police: Shooting result of gang activity (Ashburn, GA): Police say a recent shooting is tied to gang activity in the city. Ontario Hall and Markeal Knight are charged with aggravated assault and criminal street gang activity.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: April 18, 2016

Metro agencies work to target gang activity (Atlanta, GA): Metro Atlanta law enforcement agencies are working together to fight gangs activity and crimes that cross city and county lines. Atlanta police recently announced the arrests of a gang based in Clayton County whose members they say committed crime in at least six different areas.
Source: WXIA 11 News    Date: April 17, 2016

Suspects nabbed in connection with gang-fueled armed robberies (Atlanta, GA): The Atlanta Police department announced on Friday that they and other area departments nabbed five suspects connected to a rash or auto parts store and restaurant robberies around metro Atlanta.
Source: WXIA 11 News    Date: April 16, 2016

Gang member convicted of murdering Atlanta bar owner (Atlanta, GA): A gang member has been found guilty in the killing of an Atlanta bar owner just before New Year’s Eve 2013.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: April 15, 2016

Athens police make arrests in Rolling Ridge gang shooting (Athens, GA): Two alleged gang members were arrested in connection with a weekend gang-related shooting incident at Rolling Ridge Apartments, Athens-Clarke County police said.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: April 14, 2016

Athens gang members sentenced for armed robbery (Athens, GA): Four purported Athens gang members were sentenced to prison this week in connection with an armed robbery that occurred two years ago at an eastside apartment complex.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: April 13, 2016

Gang expert Marc Fomby to address community (Moultrie, GA): Community leaders are hoping to win recruits this weekend for a gang, but the one they envision would flip the script by teaching the public to recognize and change the mindset that leads to the kind of groups whose activities include drug distribution and violence.
Source: The Moultrie Observer    Date: April 13, 2016

Diverse groups discuss local gang issues (Brunswick, GA): Police chiefs, clergymen, politicians and regular folks gathered Monday night at First Jordan Grove Missionary Baptist Church to make a point — we have a problem with gangs and guns.
Source: The Brunswick News    Date: April 12, 2016

Leaders trying to create A Pathway Out for Brunswick gang members (Brunswick, GA): Shootings and gang memberships: Numbers show both are on the rise in a local community. That's why communities in Glynn County are stepping up to cut the violence exploding in the area around Brunswick.
Source:    Date: April 11, 2016

​Police investigating Eastgate Apartments shooting (Newnan, GA): Two suspected gang members are in jail while investigators attempt to determine their role in a shooting at Eastgate Apartments on Monday afternoon. Marterious Demond Glass, 18, and Anthony Juan Stargell, 18, are charged with aggravated assault with a firearm and violation of the Georgia Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act.
Source: The Newnan Times-Herald    Date: April 6, 2016

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