Gang-Related News Articles
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Gang member killed Vineland man (Vineland, NJ): Police are offering a $1,000 reward for information that helps them arrest and convict an alleged gang member charged with fatally shooting another man outside a North Vineland liquor store.
Source: The Daily Journal Date: May 21, 2011
Wave of arrests reveals suspected gang activity in Stamford (Stamford, CT) : Narcotics and organized crime investigators began looking into suspected Latin Kings activity about a year ago after several assaults in the city led them to an organization with a structured hierarchy, police Lt. Tim Shaw said.
Source: Stamford Advocate Date: May 21, 2011
San Juan Police using tattoos, graffiti to track gang activity (San Juan, TX): Every tattoo found on a suspected gang member means something to San Juan police. They're using the information to keep track of gang activity inside their city.
Source: KRGV 5 News Date: May 21, 2011
Cape house becomes front in battle against gangs (Cape Coral, FL): A gray, one-story home with a circle driveway in Cape Coral - where Yousel Lopez Rivera, the man accused of shooting a Cape officer, stayed before his arrest - is now a front in the city's fight against gangs.
Source: The News-Press Date: May 20, 2011
Cook sheriff targets new gang activity in suburbs (Chicago, IL): Cook County Sheriff’s gang investigators couldn’t believe their eyes. The Bloods — a California gang portrayed in movies like “Colors” — have never had a presence in the Chicago area. But earlier this year, the sheriff’s graffiti unit snapped photos of Bloods graffiti in west suburban Maywood and south suburban Harvey.
Source: The Courier-News Date: May 20, 2011
Gang sweep in Sanger nabs one shooting suspect (Sanger, CA): Sanger Police have more than doubled the amount of officers battling gangs. That came after a rash of shootings in March. Things seemed to be going well until Thursday night's gang related shooting that resulted in two innocent victims who were injured.
Source: KFSN 30 News Date: May 20, 2011
Rival Plainfield gangs call truce in summit at IHOP ending a violent 18-month feud (Plainfield, NJ): Gang leaders in Plainfield have announced a truce to an 18-month feud that has claimed 15 lives. Five men with ties to two of Plainfield’s most powerful gangs held a summit at the International House of Pancakes. Tayir Pugh said they were doing it for the kids and the community because they’re sick of the violence.
Source: CBS New York Date: May 20, 2011
Two gang members arrested in robbery attack (Porterville, CA): Two Porterville teenagers were arrested for robbing, beating and cutting a 46-year-old man, police officials said Thursday.
Source: Crime Voice Date: May 20, 2011
Sioux City looks to get a better handle on gang activity (Sioux City, IA): Police chief Doug Young says Sioux City doesn't have a gang problem, but he says it does have a gang presence. Young says it mostly amounts to mischief, but every once in a while it becomes more serious.
Source: KTIV NewsChannel 4 Date: May 20, 2011
Former gang members work for reduce gang activity (Pasco, WA): Trying to minimize the impact of gangs, one Pasco organization is using former gang members to get a message out to young people, this lifestyle is the wrong way to go.
Source: KNDO/KNDU News Date: May 20, 2011
Police: Few gang problems in Northlake, but stay alert (DeKalb County, GA) : Although there are national and Georgia-wide gang problems, few are specific to the Northlake area, DeKalb County law enforcement officials said Thursday.
Source: NorthDruidHills-BriarcliffPatch Date: May 20, 2011
Gang injunction defendant arrested in gun case (Oakland, CA): A man named in Oakland's proposed civil gang injunction in the Fruitvale neighborhood was arrested for allegedly trying to sell two assault weapons, authorities said Friday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: May 20, 2011
Riverside police release photos of graffiti vandals (Riverside, NJ): There are still no arrests in a case of vandalism, that defaced the entrance of Riverside High School in Riverside, New Jersey. So now, police are resorting to some visual ammunition in their search for suspects
Source: WPVI 6 News Date: May 20, 2011
Budget woes could shut 'gang office' (Monterey, CA): The state's "gang office" — the department that brought the Ceasefire intervention strategy to Salinas and gang suppression funds to four south Monterey County cities — may cease to exist just one year after Gov. Jerry Brown made a campaign promise to keep it alive.
Source: Monterey County Herald Date: May 19, 2011
14-year-old student charged with bringing weapons, gang materials to Glynn County, Ga. school (Brunswick, GA): Glynn County officials say a 14-year-old who brought two weapons to a middle school has been arrested by school police.
Source: The Republic Date: May 19, 2011
Oakland's gang-injunction program won't expand (Oakland, CA): Oakland's City Council voted early Wednesday morning to continue enforcing two gang injunctions, but will not expand the program until a study is done on the issue.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: May 19, 2011
Parolee arrested in double gang killing (Santa Ana, CA): Authorities have arrested a parolee in connection with a shooting that left two men who police say were rival gang members dead.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: May 19, 2011
In wake of fatal gang fight, SRPD urge the community to report suspicious behavior (San Rafael, CA): San Rafael police officers told local residents to be vigilant about reporting suspicious activity to the police as they prepare for a possible retaliation from gang members due to the fatal stabbing last week.
Source: SanRafaelPatch Date: May 19, 2011
LA police, FBI conduct massive anti-gang sweep (Los Angeles, CA): Police and federal agents arrested dozens of suspected members of a South Los Angeles street gang Thursday, authorities said.
Source: The Sacramento Bee Date: May 19, 2011
13 alleged members of Jersey City drug trafficking ring hit with 40-count state indictment (Jersey City, NJ): Thirteen people, including two alleged leaders and other members of a drug trafficking ring that distributed narcotics in a violent Jersey City neighborhood were indicted Thursday.
Source: NewJerseyNewsroom.com Date: May 19, 2011
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