Gang-Related News Articles
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Santa Ana apartment complex targeted in gang raid (Santa Ana, CA): A task force of local police and federal agents has dealt a serious blow to a Santa Ana street gang that ran a drug business from a poor, densely populated neighborhood, officials said Friday.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: October 18, 2008
Suspect who allegedly tried to rob taxi driver, teen may have gang ties (Cheyenne, WY): A man with possible ties to a Sure?o street gang was arrested Friday morning after an attempted robbery of a 14-year-old Johnson Junior High student with a high-powered rifle.
Source: Wyoming Tribune-Eagle Date: October 18, 2008
Police arrest seven suspects after gang-related stabbing (Santa Rosa, CA): Santa Rosa police arrested six people Friday night and another early this morning for allegedly taking part in a gang-related stabbing earlier Friday evening.
Source: KPIX CBS 5 News Date: October 18, 2008
Lodi police arrest 8 gang members during parole sweep (Lodi, CA): Eight documented street and prison gang members were arrested Friday on parole violations during a Lodi sweep, police said.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel Date: October 18, 2008
Gang fight, stabbing rocks quiet Live Oak neighborhood (San Jose, CA): A teen was stabbed in the neck during a suspected gang fight at a Gross Road mobile home park Friday afternoon, the Sheriff's Office reported.
Source: The Mercury News Date: October 18, 2008
Agencies keep eye on gang networks (Aiken, SC): An anti-gang task force established in Aiken County more than a year ago has produced results and plans to continue pursuing gang-related crime.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle Date: October 18, 2008
WPD arrests two for gang-related crimes (Watsonville, CA): A Watsonville man and a juvenile were arrested Wednesday at 159 E. Front St. for suspected gang-related crimes after their vehicle was struck by a bullet, the Watsonville Police Department reported in a press release Thursday.
Source: Register-Pajaronian Date: October 17, 2008
Several with suspected gang ties taken into custody (Phoenix, AZ): The Phoenix Police Department served three search warrants on homes suspected of gang activity in a south Phoenix neighborhood Thursday morning.
Source: The Arizona Republic Date: October 17, 2008
Growing gang problem to be addressed (Fallon, NV): In the aftermath of the incident that occurred Oct. 3 at Churchill County High School, School Superintendent Dr. Carolyn Ross said the district needs to address the growing gang problem in Churchill County.
Source: Fallon Star Press Date: October 17, 2008
Another nabbed in 'Crips' gang probe (Jersey City, NJ): A Jersey City man wanted in connection with a large gang investigation was arrested yesterday when police stormed a multifamily home on Bramhall and Pacific avenues, police said.
Source: The Jersey Journal Date: October 17, 2008
Tattoos link suspect to gangs (Gulfport, MS): Eddie James "Stretch" Pugh IV and Barron Lecour "Bam" Borden had a reputation as gangsters long before they were charged in last week's double kidnapping and slaying.
Source: Sun Herald Date: October 17, 2008
Gang member arrested, pit bull shot and killed in Franklin (Franklin, NJ): A reputed Bloods gang member nicknamed "Fat-Boy' is facing criminal charges and one of his pit bulls is dead after authorities shot and killed the dog as it lunged toward detectives who were attempting to use a warrant to search his home, authorities said.
Source: Asbury Park Press Date: October 17, 2008
Federal law enforcement helps to tackle expanding gang problem (Santa Barbara, CA): Federal and local officers swooped into the popular vacation spot of Santa Barbara, Calif., Wednesday to arrest nine alleged members of a Hispanic street gang, as law enforcement tries to tackle a gang problem that has been expanding from urban settings to less-populated areas.
Source: The Wall Street Journal Date: October 16, 2008
Gang-related incidents are increasing, officials say (Winchester, VA): The area’s growing gang problem will probably get worse before it gets better, law enforcement officials say.
Source: The Winchester Star Date: October 16, 2008
Two CeaseFire workers caught in gang sweep, officials say (Chicago, IL): Two men involved in the anti-violence group CeaseFire were among those charged Wednesday in a federal gang takedown on Chicago's Northwest Side.
Source: Chicago Tribune Date: October 16, 2008
Boy, 16, says he brought knife to school to defend himself (Rochester, MN): Festering tensions between members of two gangs at Mayo High School has led to the arrest of a 16-year-old boy who said he brought a knife to school because he didn't want to be killed.
Source: Post-Bulletin Date: October 16, 2008
Central Gwinnett student charged with carrying pistol (Gwinnett County, GA): A Central Gwinnett High School student suspected of gang involvement was arrested recently for carrying a .22-caliber pistol on campus, according to a report released Thursday.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Date: October 16, 2008
Gang prevention conference held in Medford (Medford, OR): Southern Oregon's seven counties came together for a gang prevention conference at the Medford Armory Thursday.
Source: KDRV 12 News Date: October 16, 2008
Preventing gangs using real life experiences (Augusta, GA): South Carolina has a new task force aimed at fighting gang activity. The Regional Anti-Gang Enforcement Unit, also known as RAGE, will work in Aiken, Edgefield and Barnwell counties. Georgia has a similar task force.
Source: WAGT NBC 26 Date: October 16, 2008
Gangs a growing problem for Kennewick (Kennewick, WA): When a passerby called 911 to report a brewing gang fight this week, a dozen Kennewick cops -- including the chief of police -- swarmed the area.
Source: Tri-City Herald Date: October 15, 2008
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