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Kennewick man still sought in 2011 gang-related shooting (Kennewick, WA) : A Kennewick man wanted in connection with a suspected gang-related shooting last year at a Pasco motel still is being sought by Pasco police.
Source: Tri-City Herald Date: June 21, 2012
Annual San Joaquin County coroner report shows recent rise in homicide deaths (Lodi, CA): The annual report from the San Joaquin County Coroner's Office detailed one of the most deadly years in the area to date, with homicides and suicides on the rise.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel Date: June 21, 2012
NYPD nabs drugs, guns, arrests 56 (Long Island, NY): A six-month undercover investigation that targeted members of the Bloods and the Crips gangs in the Far Rockaways, Queens, ended this week with the arrest of 56 people and the seizure of drugs and guns, the New York Police Department said Thursday.
Source: Newsday Date: June 21, 2012
New anti-gang initiative paying off (Houston, TX): Since we started our weekly fugitive feature, anonymous tips have led to the capture of four of the Top 10 Most Wanted Gang Fugitives in Houston. Our partners at the FBI and stophoustongangs.org maintain the success of the program is a testament to the importance of community involvement.
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News Date: June 21, 2012
Man charged in Quincy gang fight (Ephrata, WA): A Quincy gang member is accused of beating a girl and a rival gang member with a two-by-four during a fight. Prosecutors charged Julian A. Ortega, 19, with first degree assault in Grant County Superior Court, according to court records.
Source: Columbia Basin Herald Date: June 21, 2012
Reputed Bloods member caught with loaded gun, Yonkers police say (Yonkers, NY): A reputed member of the Bloods street gang was arrested by Yonkers police with a loaded handgun this week, police said.
Source: The Journal News Date: June 21, 2012
Jury finds Watsonville man guilty in 2005 fatal shooting on Palm Avenue (Santa Cruz, CA): Seven years after Wayne Minten was fatally shot, a jury has found Manuel DeJesus Rosas guilty of murder, attempted murder and participation in a criminal street gang, bringing a trial that started more than a month ago to a close.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: June 21, 2012
Police stats show decrease in most types of crime (Ottawa, ON): Robberies, gun violence and gang activity in Ottawa rose last year, while traffic fatalities and crimes against individuals decreased, according to a report to be presented Monday to the Police Services Board.
Source: The Ottawa Citizen Date: June 21, 2012
Charges filed in fatal shooting at Murray party (Murray, UT): Charges have been filed in a fatal Murray shooting that police believe was gang-related.
Source: Deseret News Date: June 21, 2012
Three inmates hospitalized after Yazoo jail brawl (Yazoo City, MS): One inmate was left with serious injuries after a fight at the Yazoo County Correctional Facility. Sheriff says the fight was between gangs, and said he believes inmates were copying recent disorder at two prisons.
Source: The Clarion-Ledger Date: June 21, 2012
Yakima County Gang Court celebrates first two graduates today (Yakima, WA): Yakima County's Gang Court celebrated its first two graduates today. It's the first program of its kind in the country. Kids charged with crimes can choose to go through it instead of serving time in prison. The program aims to keep them from going back to the gang lifestyle. They're required to go through different therapies, treatments, and training.
Source: KNDO/KNDU News Date: June 21, 2012
Final man indicted in Howard Boys gang case picked up in Georgia, arraignment scheduled (Flint, MI): Federal prosecutors say they have located the final man indicted as a part of the Howard Boys gang that police say trafficked in drugs and guns and used merciless violence to protect their turf.
Source: The Flint Journal Date: June 21, 2012
Anti-gang units get $66-million boost (British Columbia): B.C. Justice Minister Shirley Bond made a campaign-like stop at the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit (CFSEU) Tuesday to announce continued funding for its anti-gang units.
Source: The Vancouver Sun Date: June 20, 2012
Gang founder returned to prison on parole violations (Saskatoon, SK): Darren Harper, one of the founders of the notorious Terror Squad street gang in Saskatoon, is back in a federal penitentiary.
Source: The StarPhoenix Date: June 20, 2012
Key witness in gang murder arrested soon after prison release (Topeka, KS): Severely wounded six years ago in a gang-related retaliation shooting, Terrell Dontae Hayes-Osby was released from a Kansas prison on April 20.
Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal Date: June 20, 2012
Elkton police arrest suspected gang member in sting (Elkton, MD): Elkton Police Department's Street Crimes Unit arrested a suspected Bloods gang member during a sting operation in town last week.
Source: Cecil Daily Date: June 20, 2012
Hampton drug suspect tied to Latin Kings gang, police allege (Hampton, NH): One of the five people arrested in recent drug raids at Hampton Beach and Seabrook has ties to the Latin Kings, an infamous street gang with a national network, according to court documents.
Source: Seacoastonline.com Date: June 20, 2012
Chop shop busted in Fresno (Fresno, CA): Three gang members were busted for running a chop shop out of a Fresno home. Officers found parts from stolen cars as well as guns and methamphetamine at the house near Herndon and Maroa.
Source: KGPE CBS 47 News Date: June 20, 2012
Man convicted in Gas Town Gang double homicide (Oakland, CA): A 19-year-old Oakland man has been convicted of two counts of first-degree murder for fatally shooting two teenagers in West Oakland nearly two years ago.
Source: KTVU 2 News Date: June 20, 2012
Cops look for funds to tackle gun violence 12 (Ottawa, ON): Cracking down on guns and gang violence is a top priority for Ottawa police, but funding for its specialized team of officers to help tackle the problem is up in the air.
Source: Ottawa Sun Date: June 20, 2012
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