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Two gang members arrested in Glynn County (Brunswick, GA): According to a Facebook post from the Glynn County Sheriff's Office, a New York 'gang leader' and local gang founder was arrested Friday.
Source: First Coast News    Date: October 3, 2015

Police: Covington man caught red-handed spraying gang-related grafitti on basketball court (Covington, GA): A 25-year-old Newton County man was caught red-handed tagging a local basketball court in gang-related graffiti, according to police.
Source: Rockdale Citizen    Date: September 29, 2015

Seized drug money funds Chatham County gang database (Chatham County, GA): The Chatham County District Attorney’s office was given the go ahead today to spend $50,000 in seized drug money to help create a gang database.
Source: WSAV 3 News    Date: September 28, 2015

FBI cracks down on metro Atlanta gangs (Atlanta, GA): Gang activity has soared to new heights in metro Atlanta. The FBI reports that nearly every national gang has a presence in the area. So what does that mean for you in your neighborhood? “These are criminal organizations, they are in the business of committing crimes because that’s how they make money,” FBI Special Agent James Hurley said.
Source: WTOC 11 News    Date: September 28, 2015

Gangs establishing major foothold in ‘burbs, say local prosecutors (Atlanta, GA): It’s not a club that shows up in any prep yearbook, but the notorious Bloods street gang has established a presence in each of Cobb County’s high schools, a former member testified last year.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: September 24, 2015

Chatham Co. District Attorney proposes gang database (Chatham County, GA): Operation Ceasefire became “End Gun Violence – Step Forward”. But the name change doesn’t alter the focus of the city’s effort to arrest the most violent groups and gang members operating in Savannah.
Source: WTOC 11 News    Date: September 24, 2015

DeKalb DA: Last plea expected in gang killing that targeted gay men (DeKalb County, GA): The last of three men charged in a fatal beating believed to be a gang initiation is scheduled to have a plea bargain Friday in a case the DeKalb district attorney once said demanded the death penalty.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: September 24, 2015

Feedback leads to compromise on closings (LaGrange, GA): A handful of local bar owners and managers squared off against some LaGrange leaders at City Hall on Tuesday over a proposal that would limit their business hours.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: September 23, 2015

Milledgeville Police: Man arrested believed to be connected to gang involved shootings (Milledgeville, GA): Milledgeville police officers arrested a man they say is associated with the gang that's been causing recent drive-by shootings in the city. 23-year-old Terrence Simmons is charged with three counts of obstructing police, one count of criminal street gang activity, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and theft by receiving stolen property.
Source: WMGT 41 NBC News    Date: September 23, 2015

Eight Savannahians indicted on street gang charges (Savannah, GA): Eight Savannahians were indicted Wednesday for violation of street gang terrorism and and prevention stemming from their arrests in a drug scheme.
Source: Savannah Morning News    Date: September 23, 2015

3 indicted in Clinch Co. gang murder (Nashville, GA): A grand jury handed down murder indictments against three men in a gang-related death at a night club. Trevor Dennard Posley, Dexter Jamal Freeney, and Steven Maurice Monroe were indicted on 48 counts related to the death of Clay Cross, including malice murder and felony murder.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: September 22, 2015

Three indicted in death of Morehouse College student (Homerville, GA): A Clinch County grand jury has indicted three men on 48 charges, including 30 gang related charges, related to the May 2014 shooting death of a Morehouse College student at a Homerville nightclub.
Source: The Valdosta Daily Times    Date: September 22, 2015

Athens street gang co-opts American flag on 9/11 (Athens, GA): When 16-year-old Katharine Suarez went to support her friends at the recent Classic City Championship football game, a security officer told her she could not enter Clarke Central High School’s Billy Henderson Stadium the way she was dressed.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: September 21, 2015

Three inmates facing rioting, gang charges (Rome, GA): Three Floyd County inmates are facing rioting and gang related charges after they allegedly threatened and harmed an inmate during incidents this month. They are accused of saying to the victim, “We Bloods. This is what we do. We’re going to kill you fool.”
Source: WRGA News    Date: September 20, 2015

Nine DeKalb gang members indicted, ending ‘reign of terror’ (DeKalb County, GA): A DeKalb County grand jury this week indicted nine members of a notorious street gang, allegedly responsible for five deaths over the last four months, on a 45-count indictment intended to send a strong message to their brethren.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: September 18, 2015

Suspects hear charges in alleged gang robbery of LaGrange teen (LaGrange, GA): Two of the four suspects in the alleged savage gang beating and robbery of a 16-year-old boy on his way to play basketball made their first appearance in court Thursday.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: September 18, 2015

Notorious DeKalb gang linked to series of murders (DeKalb County, GA): They were the in-house enforcers of one of DeKalb County’s most notorious gangs, so unforgiving they killed fellow members who failed to attend mandatory meetings or pay dues to fund the syndicate’s criminal enterprises, according to law enforcement.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: September 18, 2015

Four Atlanta men indicted in Houston County gas station killing (Warner Robins, GA): Four suspected gang members from Atlanta have been indicted on murder charges in connection with the killing of a Macon man as he pumped gas at a Booth Road station last year.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: September 16, 2015

Bibb murder trial witness says killing was gang related (Macon, GA): Late on a Friday afternoon -- well past 5 p.m. -- Jedarrius Treonta Meadows Jr. sat in a witness chair looking at the jurors who will soon determine his fate. Meadows, 18, is charged with murder, armed robbery, aggravated assault and violating the state’s gang act.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: September 11, 2015

Prosecutor: Ball field became “killing field” for 16-year-old Macon boy (Macon, GA): Testimony began Wednesday in the trial for a 18-year-old Macon man accused of murder in the 2014 fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy at a Macon Little League ball park.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: September 9, 2015

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