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Suspect is being held in the wake of drive-by (San Antonio, TX): Police have arrested a man accused of injuring two people Monday night in a gang-related drive-by shooting that capped a week of gun violence on the East Side.
Source: San Antonio Express-News Date: December 27, 2011
Gang fight mars Christmas party (Chattanooga, TN): Violence marred a Christmas Day teen party in Tennessee, as gunfire sent nine people to the hospital.
Source: KPLC 7 News Date: December 26, 2011
Police task force focuses on Mexican Mafia gang (Austin, TX): Four men are awaiting trial on murder charges and more than a dozen others have been sent to prison with federal drug convictions in what court documents show is a result of a crackdown by federal, state and local authorities on a gang born in Texas prisons.
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News Date: December 26, 2011
Portland gang member hurt in shooting (Portland, OR): A Portland gang member was shot on Sunday and police were trying to figure out exactly how and where it happened.
Source: KGW NewsChannel 8 Date: December 26, 2011
Small town gang problems overflowing into the Tri-Cities (Walla Walla, WA): KEPR has told you about the increasing gang violence in Walla Walla, Prosser and Sunnyside. The appearance of new, more organized gangs has law enforcement cracking down.
Source: KEPR-TV News Date: December 26, 2011
Possible post office arson may be gang-related (Verdi, NV): Investigators now believe the possible Christmas Day post office arson in Verdi is not anti-government related. The Sierra Fire Protection District Captain originally thought graffiti on scene was anti-government related. But Monday afternoon, he told news four they now believe the markings may be gang related instead.
Source: KRNV News 4 Date: December 26, 2011
School violence reports mixed for Mercer County districts (Trenton, NJ): The state’s public schools reported higher numbers of incidents of violence and other offenses last year, according to a state Department of Education report that also gave a mixed assessment of problems faced by districts in Mercer County.
Source: The Times of Trenton Date: December 25, 2011
Alleged gang member faces drug charges (Guadalupe County, TX): An alleged member of the Texas Syndicate was arrested on Monday on drug charges. Guadalupe County Sheriff's Lt. Eddie Flores said Joseph Adam "Rooster" Rodriguez, 28, was arrested on a federal charge of distributing methamphetamine in Guadalupe and Comal counties.
Source: Seguin Gazette Date: December 25, 2011
Police: Gang fight leads to Christmas shootings; officer on paid leave (Chattanooga, TN): Chattanooga police say the Christmas Day shootings downtown are the result of a fight between rival gangs.
Source: WRCB 3 News Date: December 25, 2011
Two stabbed in Walla Walla gang-related incident (Walla Walla, WA): A fight between two gang members believed to belong to the same gang led to one being hospitalized for a stab wound to his neck, according to Walla Walla Police Department.
Source: Tri-City Herald Date: December 25, 2011
Man with gang ties charged with attempted murder (Portland, OR): A man who police says has ties to a gang is charged with attempted murder after he allegedly shot at a woman in Northeast Portland Friday night.
Source: The Oregonian Date: December 24, 2011
Gang gunfire injures seven at central Fresno party (Fresno, CA): Seven people were wounded by gunfire among rival west Fresno gang members at a birthday party late Friday in the Fresno High School neighborhood of central Fresno.
Source: Fresno Bee Date: December 24, 2011
Gun seizures by Vancouver-area cops triple in 2011 (Vancouver, BC): The Vancouver-area Gang Task Force has seized almost three times as many guns so far in 2011 as it did in all of 2010, Supt. Tom McCluskie said Thursday.
Source: Times Colonist Date: December 23, 2011
Three stabbed by gang members during party (San Diego, CA): Three people were stabbed by gang members during a house party early Friday.
Source: KGTV 10 News Date: December 23, 2011
Two arrested in Antioch drug house (Antioch, IL): Antioch police arrested a violent sex offender and gang member, along with a woman, on charges the two were running a drug house on Drom Court.
Source: Lake County News-Sun Date: December 23, 2011
Anti-gang unit ramps up seizures (Vancouver, BC): The Gang Task Force has seized almost three times as many guns so far in 2011 than it did in all of 2010, Supt. Tom McCluskie said Thursday.
Source: The Vancouver Sun Date: December 23, 2011
Three stabbed at San Diego party; gang members sought (San Diego, CA): San Diego police are looking for four gang members they say crashed a party and stabbed three young people.
Source: The San Francisco Examiner Date: December 23, 2011
Gang Task Force arrests two in Watsonville for weapons charges, probation violations (Watsonville, CA): Two men were arrested Thursday in Watsonville during a patrol by the Santa Cruz County Gang Task Force.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel Date: December 23, 2011
Gang violence in Stillwater prison leads to felony charges for three inmates (Stillwater, MN) : Three inmates at the Minnesota Correctional Facility - Stillwater are facing felony assault charges in connection with an alleged 3-on-1 fight that occured on Aug. 11 inside one of the prison cells.
Source: StillwaterPatch Date: December 23, 2011
Gang members arrested in Merced (Merced, CA): Eight alleged members of the Sureno gang were arrested Thursday on accusations ranging from violation of probation to illegal possession of a firearm, the Merced Police Department said Friday.
Source: Examiner Date: December 23, 2011
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