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Fight led to 'Mother's Day killing,' gang member testifies (Bryan, TX): Seventeen-year-old Christopher Hutchson’s murder was part of a retaliation by Bryan gang members who were upset that one of their own had suffered a broken arm during a fight, according to testimony Thursday in the trial of Jose Castillo.
Source: The Eagle Date: October 5, 2012
Alleged gang leader remains behind bars (Wausau, WI): An alleged gang leader accused in a shooting that damaged two homes and a vehicle will remain behind bars after a judge refused to lower the cash bond in the case.
Source: Wausau Daily Herald Date: October 5, 2012
Guadalupe gang member found guilty of murder (Santa Maria, CA): A Santa Maria jury found a high-ranking Guadalupe gang member guilty of first-degree murder Thursday morning following a nearly monthlong trial.
Source: Santa Maria Times Date: October 5, 2012
Deputies arrest two in Oroville drive-by shooting (Oroville, CA): An 18-year-old man and a juvenile were arrested Monday night in connection with a gang-related drive-by shooting south of Oroville, according to the Butte County Sheriff's Office.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record Date: October 5, 2012
Teen stabbed, robbed in Los Banos (Los Banos, CA): A confrontation between rival gang members left a teen stabbed and robbed Sunday, police said.
Source: Los Banos Enterprise Date: October 5, 2012
Teen pleads in Centennial Park gang shooting (Hanford, CA): A teenager, charged as an adult for shooting at two men near Centennial Park, pleaded guilty this week to second-degree attempted murder.
Source: Hanford Sentinel Date: October 5, 2012
MS-13 member arrested for alleged child sex trafficking (Alexandria, VA): Police say a Prince George's County man was arrested on Thursday for his alleged role in a child sex trafficking ring run by the street gang, MS-13.
Source: WUSA 9 News Date: October 5, 2012
Macon man charged in Tuesday gang-related shooting (Macon, GA): An 18-year-old Macon man has been charged with three counts of aggravated assault in connection with the gang-related Tuesday shooting of another man in the 1100 block of Lamont Street, according to Macon police.
Source: The Telegraph Date: October 5, 2012
Gang member arrested after chase, hiding in stranger's home (Watsonville, CA): The Santa Cruz County Gang Task Force arrested 30-year-old Javier Zepeda Solis Thursday afternoon after first spotting him outside of the Day's Inn hotel on Beach Street, in Watsonville.
Source: KION 46 News Date: October 5, 2012
Restructuring of B.C.'s anti-gang unit aims for better police coordination to tackle organized crime (Vancouver, BC) : A major reorganization of the agency that investigates organized crime in B.C. should enable police to better tackle gang violence, the RCMP officer in charge of the task force says.
Source: The Vancouver Sun Date: October 5, 2012
Living with increased violence in the LBC (Part 2 of 2) (Long Beach, CA) : It can't quite be called "ironic" that there were two gun crimes that we know of (one robbery, one shooting) in the four days since Part 1 of this story was published, because one can hardly call such incidents unexpected in our current milieu.
Source: Long Beach Post Date: October 5, 2012
Schooling kids in gang dangers (Ottawa, ON): Police are planning an awareness campaign aimed at high-risk schools to curtail gang recruitment and talk of the risks of gun violence.
Source: Ottawa Sun Date: October 5, 2012
Second suspect arrested in gang hit-and-run (Hanford, CA): The suspect who ran from a traffic stop and evaded capture on Saturday is now behind bars, police said Thursday. Investigators have been looking for Alexander Natividad, 18, in connection with the hit-and-run gang attack that injured a 15-year-old boy late last week.
Source: Hanford Sentinel Date: October 5, 2012
Tampa Bay area man gets life in prison for gang-related triple-homicide (Tampa Bay, FL): A Tampa Bay area man has been sentenced to life in prison for his part in a triple-homicide.
Source: The Republic Date: October 5, 2012
California gang member pleads guilty to meth charges (Waco, TX): A California gang member pleaded guilty Thursday in Waco's federal court to conspiring with several others to possess and distribute methamphetamine in the Central Texas area.
Source: KWTX 10 News Date: October 5, 2012
'Jack Boys' gang murder, rape trial (Atlanta, GA): A member of the so-called "Jack Boys" gang fingered his cohorts Friday in the death of a man and rape of a woman during their alleged November 2010 crime spree in east Atlanta.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Date: October 5, 2012
Gang member faces another 10 years in prison for witness intimidation (Sunnyside, WA): A gang member from Sunnyside serving an 11-year robbery sentence now faces another 10 years in prison after being convicted by a jury Friday of intimidating a witness.
Source: Yakima Herald-Republic Date: October 5, 2012
FBI increasing focus on gang tattoos; local agencies track them informally (Naples, FL): With its eye on the release of a new database in 2014, the FBI is asking local law enforcement agencies for information on how they track tattoos worn by gang members, terrorists and other criminals.
Source: Naples Daily News Date: October 5, 2012
Man gets 150 days in Modesto witness intimidation (Modesto, CA): A judge has sentenced a man to 150 days in jail for staring down a witness who was testifying in a gang-related murder case.
Source: The Modesto Bee Date: October 5, 2012
Sparks PD arrest one in gang shooting near school (Sparks, NV): Sparks police officers are investigating a gang-related shooting near an elementary school. The Sparks Police spokesman told KOLO 8 News Now they have reason to believe it was a gang shooting. No one was hurt but one car was damaged
Source: KOLO 8 News Date: October 5, 2012
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