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Shotgun-wielding gang member charged in hate crime (Los Angeles, CA): A Hispanic gang member has been charged with a hate crime for pointing a shotgun and yelling racial epithets at three black people walking down a Los Angeles street.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: March 29, 2012
Five Va. men, alleged Crips members, charged in teen prostitution ring (Alexandria, VA): The Crips leader approached the 16-year-old on the Metro, federal prosecutors allege, told her she was pretty and broached an offer he and his associates would make to high school girls across the area: She could make a lot of money by having sex with men.
Source: The Washington Post Date: March 29, 2012
Bolsa gunman will face automatic sentence of life in prison (Calgary, AB) : It took the better part of three days but a jury unanimously concluded Real Christian Honorio was one of the gunmen who fatally shot three people at Bolsa Vietnamese Restaurant on New Year's Day 2009.
Source: Calgary Herald Date: March 29, 2012
Six shot, one dead inside South Side convenience store (Chicago, IL): A 22-year-old man was killed and five others were wounded in a gang-related shooting at a convenience store Thursday on the South Side, police said.
Source: Chicago Sun-Times Date: March 29, 2012
Gang member gets prison time in firearm case (Gulfport, MS): A Pass Christian man identified as a member of the Simon City Royals street gang was sentenced to five years in prison today on a firearm violation.
Source: Sun Herald Date: March 29, 2012
Gang member accused of assaulting officer (Mesa, AZ): Mesa police arrested a documented gang member today after officers say he refused to identify himself and twice kicked an officer in the leg.
Source: The Arizona Republic Date: March 29, 2012
Teen pleads guilty in drive-by shooting attempt (Eugene, OR): A Cottage Grove teen pleaded guilty on Wednesday in connection with an attempted drive-by shooting in Eugene that police said involved rival street gang members.
Source: The Register-Guard Date: March 29, 2012
Bennington residents arrested in two-state gang/drug sweep (Bennington, VT): Two local residents were among the dozens arrested Tuesday in a multi-jurisdictional gang and drug sweep in New York and Vermont.
Source: Brattleboro Reformer Date: March 29, 2012
One wounded in drive-by shooting, police say (Escondido, CA): A bullet fired early Thursday morning in a drive-by shooting grazed the head of a gang member as he walked down the street, police said.
Source: North County Times Date: March 29, 2012
Norteño gangs increasing presence in Utah (Salt Lake City, UT): It was supposed to be a birthday party. Stephen Angel Lopez, 19, arrived at the Arbat Reception Hall in South Salt Lake last fall, ready to hear a rapper from his home state of California perform.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: March 29, 2012
St. Paul gang-rape suspect faces new charge (St. Paul, MN): One of the nine suspects charged last week in a St. Paul gang rape faces a new allegation, with strikingly similar characteristics.
Source: Pioneer Press Date: March 29, 2012
Portland police make arrest in 2010 gang-related shooting (Portland, OR): Authorities have made an arrest in a complicated investigation that dates back to 2010 and involves multiple gang-related shootings that began following the funeral for a man gunned down in Northwest Portland, the Portland Police Bureau announced.
Source: The Oregonian Date: March 29, 2012
Suspect arrested in alleged gang-related Fort Collins stabbing (Fort Collins, CO): A Fort Collins man with a violent criminal history was arrested in an alleged gang-related stabbing incident that hospitalized a 26-year-old man as investigators seek several more suspects.
Source: The Coloradoan Date: March 29, 2012
One dead in reported gang-related dispute (Bridgeport, CT): A man was shot to death on Kossuth Street near Washington Park Thursday morning in what bystanders said was a gang-related dispute. It was the city's seventh homicide of 2012.
Source: WTNH News 8 Date: March 29, 2012
Law enforcement weigh in on gang activity in Raleigh County (Beckley, WV): Following the arrest of 4 motorcycle gang members for firing at a State Trooper-- folks in Beckley are shaken up by this violent act and are worried if the community is now facing a gang problem.
Source: WVNS 59 News Date: March 29, 2012
Gang symposiums aimed at spurring community involvement (Sacramento, CA): Deputies say gang-related crime isn't just limited to a few neighborhoods. "Gang activity is all over Sacramento County, the City of Sacramento. It's a big problem." Deputy Michael Saigeon is with the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department.
Source: Capital Public Radio Date: March 29, 2012
Sheriff will tackle coastside gang problems head-on (San Mateo, CA): San Mateo County Sheriff Greg Munks has seen enough. Gang activities that were previously confined to certain inland San Mateo County cities have begun to take root on the coast, and Munks wants to be proactive in stemming the tide.
Source: PacificaPatch Date: March 29, 2012
Portland woman arrested for role in drive-by shooting (Portland, OR): Portland police have arrested a 26-year-old woman in connection with a gang-related shooting that injured a Portland teenager.
Source: KPTV FOX 12 News Date: March 29, 2012
Five Cincinnati gang members indicted on drug, gun charges (Cincinnati, OH): After months of surveillance, today federal prosecutors announce the indictment of five local gang members. All five are accused of conspiring to commit a crime involving drugs, guns and a large amount of cash.
Source: WKRC 12 News Date: March 29, 2012
Three reputed Wolves members accused of robbing rival drug dealers (Yonkers, NY): Three city men, who prosecutors say have ties to the Elm Street Wolves gang, have been charged with robbing or conspiring to rob fellow drug dealers, including one who suffered a gunshot wound to the stomach.
Source: The Journal News Date: March 29, 2012
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