Gang-Related News Articles
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Man injured in gang-related shooting (Salinas, CA): A 19-year-old man was shot at 6:56 p.m. Thursday, according to the Salinas Police Department. The victim was sitting in a car at Stratford Court and Emerald when an unknown person shot at him several times, police said.
Source: The Salinas Californian Date: November 5, 2010
Gangs are real threat to public safety on reservations (Pine Ridge, SD): Christopher Grant, a national Native American gang specialist based in Rapid City, was driving through a neighborhood in Pine Ridge one day when he saw an 8-year-old boy out in his front yard wearing gang colors.
Source: Argus Leader Date: November 5, 2010
Santa Cruz police arrest two in drug bust, seize gang paraphernalia (Santa Cruz, CA): The Santa Cruz Police Department's Street Crime Unit arrested two Santa Cruz men Wednesday after serving a search warrant on their Live Oak home and seizing $3,700 in drugs for sale, guns and gang paraphernalia, police reported Friday evening.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: November 5, 2010
Members of Putnam street gang arrested (St. Augustine, FL): After nearly two years of trying to tap into an illegal drug distribution ring in Palatka, multiple agencies came together to arrest three top-ranking members of a criminal street gang allegedly behind the drug trade, according to a police report.
Source: The St. Augustine Record Date: November 4, 2010
74 members of two gangs in Pontiac face drug charges (Pontiac, MI): Dozens of gang suspects, many in their teens and early twenties, were arrested Thursday when more than 30 search warrants were executed in Pontiac, Auburn Hills, Waterford and Clarkston.
Source: WJBK FOX 2 News Date: November 4, 2010
N.J. grand jury indicts 19 in Blood Street gang set on murder, racketeering charges (Trenton, NJ): The alleged leader and 18 members and associates of a set of the Bloods street gang were indicted today, authorities said.
Source: The Star-Ledger Date: November 4, 2010
South Monterey County's new approach to stymie gangs (Soledad, CA): It's an hour before midnight, and the homes along Metz Road are quiet and dark. The residents of the southeast Soledad neighborhood appear to have turned in for the night — except for a half-dozen men standing outside a well-lit garage.
Source: The Salinas Californian Date: November 3, 2010
Two dead and four wounded in apparent gang-related shooting in Cathedral City (Cathedral City, CA): Authorities today were investigating a gang- related drive-by shooting in which a 16-year-old girl and a 20-year-old man were killed and four other people -- including the girl's baby -- were wounded in Cathedral City.
Source: The Valley News Date: November 3, 2010
Man slain in Uptown dies of multiple gunshot wounds (Chicago, IL): A man killed in a gang-related shooting in the Uptown neighborhood Sunday evening died of multiple gunshot wounds.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: November 3, 2010
Local gang activity on the rise (Harrisburg, PA): There's an interesting trend with gangs and crime that police say has changed. According to a recent count done by federal and local law enforcement, gang membership is up, but violent crimes are down.
Source: WHP 21 News Date: November 3, 2010
Gangland killings grow (Winnipeg, MB): Winnipeg has seen numerous deadly gang-related hits over the past decade and beyond, as well as disputes between gang members that have escalated to murder attempts or murder.
Source: Winnipeg Sun Date: November 3, 2010
Gangster ‘shot in the head’ (Winnipeg, MB): Police are asking for information from the public to help find a suspect in the killing of a gang-connected man in Point Douglas — Winnipeg’s 22nd homicide of the year.
Source: Winnipeg Sun Date: November 3, 2010
Seven arrested in Salinas-area sweeps targeting gangs, sex offenders (Salinas, CA): Monterey County law enforcement agencies had a busy Halloween weekend with two separate crime sweeps — the first targeting gang members, the second sex offenders.
Source: The Salinas Californian Date: November 2, 2010
Wife of murder suspect says he could order killing from cell (Waterbury, CT): Victor "Moggie" Santiago, a 35-year-old felon and former president of the city's Latin Kings street gang, can have people killed, whether he's inside prison or free on the streets.
Source: Republican-American Date: November 2, 2010
Five-year-old boy fatally wounded in gang shooting (Los Angeles, CA): A 5-year-old boy died late Monday after being shot in the head by suspected gang members while in the backyard of a South Los Angeles home as he prepared for Halloween, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: November 2, 2010
School board adopts gang policy (Hernando, MS): The DeSoto County School Board voted unanimously to adopt a new gang policy Monday night. The policy is not much different from the way gangs are treated in the district's code of conduct but it now stands alone as its own policy.
Source: Desoto Times Tribune Date: November 2, 2010
Inmate admits leading Camden drug network (Camden, NJ): The leader of a violent Camden street gang has pleaded guilty to charges that he orchestrated the gang's narcotics operations from his prison cell.
Source: Courier-Post Date: November 2, 2010
Tulsa Police working to combat gang activity in east (Tulsa, OK): Tulsa Police are upping the ante when it comes to fighting crime, specifically those that are gang-related crime.
Source: FOX 23 News Date: November 2, 2010
Chief reiterates need for more officers to combat gangs (Dover, DE): Dover’s police chief and some members of City Council renewed their call for more officers on the streets to combat gang activity Oct. 27, two weeks after the full council voted to hold off on adding more cops until the budgetary implications could be studied.
Source: Dover Post Date: November 2, 2010
Charlotte club has history of violence, gang activity (Charlotte, NC): A complaint filed by attorneys for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department says a west Charlotte nightclub has been a magnet for gang activity and violence over the past five years.
Source: WSOC 9 News Date: November 2, 2010
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