Gang-Related News Articles
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Police arrest two reported gang members (Chico, CA): Police arrested two reported gang members who were pulled over on Eaton Road and Constitution Drive Thursday night.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record Date: December 14, 2008
Avenues gang members arrested in slaying of L.A. sheriff's deputy (Los Angeles County, CA): As the wife and three children of slain Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Juan Abel Escalante solemnly looked on, top law enforcement and city officials announced Saturday that two men had been arrested in the deputy's shooting death, although the motive in the killing is unclear.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: December 14, 2008
Sheriff's sergeant takes on gang-archive project (San Bernardino County, CA): It's a seemingly impossible task for one man to create a gangbanger resource database using one small federal grant across an area bigger than some countries.
Source: Daily Bulletin Date: December 14, 2008
Mayor of Albuquerque seeks tougher gang laws (Albuquerque, NM): Albuquerque officials want the New Mexico Legislature to enact a law that would allow municipalities to file civil lawsuits against gang members and seize their assets to make improvements in the neighborhoods they threaten.
Source: El Paso Times Date: December 13, 2008
15 suspected Latino gang members arrested (Columbus, OH): Police and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security arrested 15 people on Friday who they said were members of the MS-13 gang.
Source: WBNS 10 News Date: December 13, 2008
14 arrested in West Side drug market bust (Chicago, IL) : Fourteen men were arrested and charged Wednesday after Chicago Police shut down a West Side drug market run by a street gang.
Source: FOX News Chicago Date: December 13, 2008
Six 'violent gang members' arrested in Sturgis (Sturgis, IN): Six illegal alien gang members from Mexico were arrested late Wednesday in Sturgis as part of a joint local action with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, according to David Ives, Sturgis Police deputy chief.
Source: WSBT 22 News Date: December 12, 2008
Teen arrested in connection with Tucson High threats (Tucson, AZ): A 17-year-old was arrested last week after threatening to "shoot up" Tucson High Magnet School.
Source: Arizona Daily Star Date: December 12, 2008
Drug, gang raid under way across Morris County (Morristown, NJ): The Morris County Prosecutor's Office, as well as officers from 18 federal, state, county and local law enforcement agencies, swept through several Morris County towns today, as well as locations in Essex County, making numerous arrests and seizing narcotics belonging to suspected illegal drug distributors and gang members, authorities announced.
Source: Daily Record Date: December 12, 2008
Alleged gang member caught in N.Ky. (Covington, KY): Another alleged member of a notorious Northside street gang is under arrest after police found him living in Northern Kentucky.
Source: WCPO 9 News Date: December 11, 2008
In its first year, operation nets 622 arrests of gang members (Arizona): Law-enforcement agencies statewide have made 622 arrests in the first year of an operation to target violent gang members with outstanding warrants, the Arizona Department of Public Safety announced Wednesday.
Source: The Arizona Republic Date: December 11, 2008
Gangs in Dane County? Yes, they're everywhere, detective says (Dane County, WI): Gangs are everywhere in Dane County, from the largest Madison high schools to the smallest rural hamlets.
Source: The Capital Times Date: December 11, 2008
Gang sweep nets five arrests (La Habra, CA): Five men were arrested in a gang sweep organized by the La Habra Police Department on Thursday morning at locations throughout Southern California.
Source: Whittier Daily News Date: December 11, 2008
46 members of Bakersfield Crips gang arrested (Bakersfield, CA): Forty-six Bakersfield-area gang members have been arrested as part of an investigation that began more than two years ago.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Date: December 11, 2008
Inside the Feds' war on gang violence (Aurora, IL): The second time a stray bullet from a gangster's gun hit one of her children, Mary Fultz had had enough. They were aiming for her nephew, she says, but when the bullets started flying on a Saturday this past March, an errant slug tore through the wall of the family's duplex and into her 21-year-old daughter's thigh.
Source: U.S. News & World Report Date: December 10, 2008
Gang-tied crimes net hefty sentences (Charlotte, NC): Suspected members of Charlotte's most notorious home-grown gang were sent to prison Tuesday for a sophisticated drug operation that for years terrorized the Hidden Valley neighborhood.
Source: The Charlotte Observer Date: December 10, 2008
Gang task force arrests six in Eureka, McKinleyville (Eureka, CA): Officers of the Humboldt County Gang Task Force arrested six suspects this morning in a gang sweep targeting approximately a dozen suspected gang members, or known associates.
Source: Times-Standard Date: December 10, 2008
Fresno police to focus on gangs (Fresno, CA): At Riverpark in Fresno, Marguerite Laccabue is picking up a few odds and ends as part of her Christmas shopping. "My sister and brother in-law and all their kids," she said.
Source: KMPH FOX 26 News Date: December 10, 2008
Salina teens arrested under new gang recruitment law (Salinas, CA): A group of high school students are the first to be arrested in Salina under a new law that targets street gang recruitment.
Source: KSAL News Date: December 10, 2008
62 arrests made in operation gangs and guns (Fresno, CA): Operation Gangs and Guns is already proving to be a success for the Fresno Police Department.
Source: KMPH FOX 26 News Date: December 10, 2008
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