Gang-Related News Articles
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Cartels a cause of Valley's street-gang effect, cops say (McAllen, TX): Local street and prison gangs are more dangerous than Mexican cartels to the people of Hidalgo County, Sheriff Lupe Treviño said. The county’s top cop cites a disparity in local crime statistics as the basis for his argument.
Source: The Monitor Date: January 24, 2011
Feds indict 15 reputed gang members in NJ (Newark, NJ): Federal authorities in New Jersey have indicted 15 reputed members of the Bloods street gang for racketeering.
Source: Asbury Park Press Date: January 24, 2011
Portland police investigate fatal gang shooting outside strip club (Portland, OR): While out celebrating his 24th birthday with his brothers and girlfriend, Deon Moisan was shot five times in the chest outside a Northeast Portland strip club and died early Monday morning.
Source: The Oregonian Date: January 24, 2011
Officials say violence by young teens unusual in the county (Santa Cruz, CA): Growing up too fast can have long-term consequences for young people in gangs. Two teens were recently sentenced for facilitating the murder of a man on the Pajaro River levee when they were just 12 and 14 years old, and both had started hanging out with gang members when they were just 10 and 12, authorities say.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: January 24, 2011
Gilroy Police arrest seven suspected Norteno gang members (Gilroy, CA): Gilroy police arrested seven suspected members of the Norteno gang over the last three days. Monday morning, detectives arrested Jesus Gonzalez, 22, for possession for sale of methamphetamine and possession for sale of marijuana after serving a search warrant in the 200 block of Gurries Drive, according to police.
Source: FOX 11 News Date: January 24, 2011
Local agency sheds light on elementary school gang violence (San Luis Obispo County, CA): Some people concerned about gang violence locally got together Monday night in hopes of coming up with some solutions.
Source: KSBY News Date: January 24, 2011
CCPD, religious groups continuing working together to fight gangs (Corpus Christi, TX): It's a unique approach to fighting crime. In fact, the top cop at the Corpus Christi Police Department says you would be hard pressed to find a similar program anywhere in the nation.
Source: KIII News Date: January 24, 2011
City streets being cleaned up with deportations (Calgary, AB): Deported gangster Jackie Tran may have been the first, but law enforcement officials say he certainly will not be the last. Canada's Border Services Agency is using deportation as the latest tool in its arsenal to combat Calgary criminals who are not Canadian citizens.
Source: 660 News Date: January 24, 2011
Deadly gang-related shooting victims ID'd (Portland, OR): Police are investigating a deadly gang-related shooting in Northeast Portland.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8 Date: January 24, 2011
Police say shooting might be gang-related (Columbia, MO): Police have recovered a vehicle linked to a potentially gang-related drive-by shooting early yesterday but have made no arrests.
Source: Columbia Daily Tribune Date: January 24, 2011
Harsher penalties may await NM gangs (San Juan County, NM): Some residents of northwest New Mexico are calling for tougher penalties for gang-related violence after a teenage boy was shot and killed over the weekend.
Source: KOB Eyewitness News 4 Date: January 24, 2011
'Grape Street' gang members jailed for standing in Memphis street (Memphis, TN): At least 15 men wearing purple and standing in the middle of a street in Frayser on Sunday went to jail after they refused to move, according to Memphis police.
Source: The Commercial Appeal Date: January 24, 2011
Rapper 40 Glocc arrested in San Bernardino (San Bernardino, CA): San Bernardino police have arrested Colton-area rapper 40 Glocc on suspicion of various weapons violations after he was carrying a loaded 9-millimeter handgun while parked in his sport utility vehicle, officials said.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: January 24, 2011
27 Mexican Mafia associates arrested, indicted in Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA) : A joint federal-state law enforcement operation Friday morning led to the arrest of 27 people linked to a street gang with ties to the Mexican Mafia, some of whom are named in a federal racketeering indictment that alleges the gang is a criminal enterprise that has engaged in violent crimes, extortion and narcotics trafficking.
Source: Examiner Date: January 23, 2011
Man stabbed to death by gang members at Pico Rivera party (Pico Rivera, CA): A group of gang members stabbed a young man to death early Sunday while crashing a backyard birthday party, authorities said.
Source: San Gabriel Valley Tribune Date: January 23, 2011
Durham schools settle gang policy suit (Durham, NC): The Durham Public Schools Board of Education settled a nearly 4-year-old lawsuit this week by agreeing to revamp the policy for suspending students wearing or displaying gang-related clothing or symbols.
Source: The News & Observer Date: January 22, 2011
Two arrested in South Salt Lake shooting death (Salt Lake City, UT): Two Sudanese immigrants with gang affiliations were arrested Saturday in the shooting death of a third Sudanese man late Friday night on State Road 201, the Utah Highway Patrol said.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: January 22, 2011
A red flag or blue: Visalia homicide raises questions on what makes you a target (Visalia, CA): The family of a young Visalia man gunned down just two weeks ago is looking for closure as police search for answers in Roger Weinert's sudden death.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: January 22, 2011
Muskegon County Sheriff's Office gets grant to help address surge in gang violence (Muskegon County, MI): Seven identified gangs operating in the cities of Muskegon and Muskegon Heights. A gang-related homicide and beating being blamed by police for sparking a summer filled with shootings.
Source: Muskegon Chronicle Date: January 22, 2011
Officials acknowledge growth of gangs (Lakewood, NJ): To Lakewood resident Laura Quinones, the murder of a police officer and a series of killings in the last year have given the township a new name.
Source: Asbury Park Press Date: January 22, 2011
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