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Bible-based gang rehab programs seeks to expand (Jerome, ID): At 14, Roy Araiza Jr. was living on the streets of San Antonio, kicked out of the house where he would drink beer and smoke crack with his father.
Source: New England Cable News Date: May 28, 2011
Shooting suspect denies being gang member (Panama City, FL): The first time Arkelis "Kilo" Roulhac was shot he was dealing drugs in Rochester, N.Y., he said. He was 16 or 17, he can’t remember the exact year, and the bullet pierced his arm near his elbow.
Source: The News Herald Date: May 28, 2011
Province gives cops cash to fight gang crime (Barrie, ON): Barrie MPP Aileen Carroll has given local police more tools to fight gangs. She announced $159,857 in cash from the Provincial Anti-Violence Intervention Strategy, which takes aim at crime involving guns and gangs.
Source: Barrie Advance Date: May 28, 2011
Arrest of 30-year-old Union City man part of anti-gang collaboration with U.S. Department of Homeland Security (Union City, NJ): As part of a collaborative effort with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to put gang members behind bars, police nabbed a 30-year-old city man yesterday morning and charged him with weapon and drug offenses, officials said.
Source: The Jersey Journal Date: May 27, 2011
Commission combats gangs in Napa (Napa, CA) : Years have passed since Napa has been hit with a serious gang problem, but county and city officials know that gang activity is not fading away. "We need to look at the issues and act before it gets out of hand," said Napa County Supervisor Brad Wagenknecht.
Source: NapaPatch Date: May 27, 2011
Last member of Syracuse's 110 Gang under RICO indictment pleads guilty (Syracuse, NY): A member of a Syracuse street gang admitted today in federal court to using violence to control the crack cocaine trade in the section of the city the gang controlled.
Source: The Post-Standard Date: May 27, 2011
Man tasered in court Thursday agrees to street gang injunction Friday (Corpus Christi, TX): A suspected gang member tasered Thursday after an obscenity-laced struggle with officers made no outbursts Friday when he agreed to a 10-year injunction that bars him from gang activity.
Source: Corpus Christi Caller-Times Date: May 27, 2011
Teen found guilty of graffiti vandalism (Norristown, PA): A Norristown teenager was found guilty in Montgomery County juvenile court Thursday of felony criminal mischief for spraypainting graffiti in dozens of places in the borough, according to Norristown Police Department.
Source: The Times Herald Date: May 27, 2011
Jurors in San Jose's biggest gang trial in years find four Norteños guilty of murder (San Jose, CA): In the biggest gang trial in San Jose in years, a jury Friday found four Norteños guilty of a murderous rampage that took four lives and severely injured eight people, ending a nearly yearlong proceeding that cost taxpayers more than $1 million -- and entailed so many charges the verdict took 95 minutes to read aloud.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: May 27, 2011
Porterville teenager arrested as fourth suspect in Murry Park stabbing (Porterville, CA): A fourth suspect has been arrested in relation to the stabbing, robbery and attempted car jacking that occurred April 18 at Murry Park in Porterville, according to a news release from the Porterville Police Department.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta Date: May 27, 2011
Teen injured in gang-related stabbing in Mountain View (Mountain View, CA): A 17-year-old boy was punched and stabbed in a gang-related attack Thursday in Mountain View, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: May 27, 2011
Gangs present, but not major problem (Topeka, KS): Police Chief Ron Miller says the perception of gang activity in Topeka is worse than its realities. The city's landscape would be much different if gangs were a rampant problem, Miller said.
Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal Date: May 27, 2011
D.A., Fullerton police strike at gang (Fullerton, CA): An Orange County judge this week signed off on a gang injunction that covers nearly the entire southern half of Fullerton. The injunction affects members of a Fullerton gang that has about 400 members, officials with the Orange County District Attorney's Office said Friday.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: May 27, 2011
Anti-graffiti gang injunction moves forward in court (Los Angeles, CA): A law enforcement effort to deter the Metro Transit Assassins gang from defacing public property with graffiti "tagging" will get a court hearing next month after a Los Angeles judge threw out defense motions challenging the injunction, the city attorney's office said Friday.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: May 27, 2011
Fairfield shooting gang-related, police say (Fairfield, CA): A Fairfield man was hospitalized Tuesday after being shot multiple times during what police said was a gang-related shooting in Fairfield.
Source: Contra Costa Times Date: May 26, 2011
Agent: Gangs plotted deaths of prosecutors in Galaxy Star case (Tennessee): Authorities are investigating an alleged plot to kill federal prosecutors assigned to a gang-related murder, conspiracy and racketeering case in Middle Tennessee.
Source: The Tennessean Date: May 26, 2011
Federal probe leads to slew of arrests in Schenectady (Schenectady, NY) : More than 30 people were arrested overnight in Schenectady as federal agents conducted an investigation into gang activity in the city, a person familiar with the probe said Thursday.
Source: Times Union Date: May 26, 2011
Suicides led to Schenectady gang sweep (Schenectady, NY): An investigation that began after four teenage girls killed themselves two years ago led to a federal indictment Thursday that named 44 gang members and associates on drug and conspiracy-related charges.
Source: The Daily Gazette Date: May 26, 2011
Gang Task Force meets on curfew (Albany, GA): Youth and gang members in the area can expect authorities to be vigilant this summer, according to Albany Police Department officials.
Source: The Albany Herald Date: May 26, 2011
Utah task force combating Utah's unique gang problem (Salt Lake City, UT): Utah law enforcers say they're finding success with their new gang task force. Members say it's smarter way to keep the community safe from gangs.
Source: KSL News Date: May 26, 2011
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