Gang-Related News Articles
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Pittsburg gang member takes a plea deal in Antioch murder case from 2011 (Martinez, CA): A Pittsburg gang member pleaded no contest today in a Martinez courtroom to charges he faced in the slaying of a 19-year-old Antioch man in 2011.
Source: KRON 4 News Date: April 26, 2016
25-year-old Hammond man indicted in gang case (Hammond, IN): A Hammond man was indicted Monday on a federal charge alleging he used a firearm while working with the Latin Kings street gang, federal court records show.
Source: The Times Date: April 26, 2016
'I didn't kill nobody' convicted gang murderer says at sentencing (Muskegon County, MI): Maintaining his innocence and vowing an appeal of his murder conviction, Isiah Amoz Spears was sentenced Tuesday for the gang-related shooting death of Kentae Jones.
Source: MLive Date: April 26, 2016
Man sentenced for killing Utah store clerk during gang-related armed robbery (Salt Lake City, UT): Just before he received a sentence that could possibly keep him in prison for the rest of his life, Juan Andreas Zalazar told a judge that he hopes to change while he serves time behind bars for shooting and killing Lee Mart clerk David Marsh last year.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: April 26, 2016
4 suspects arrested with ties to gang-related shootings (Pasadena, CA): Pasadena police Tuesday announced the arrests of four people in connection with an investigation into recent gang-related shootings.
Source: MyNewsLa.com Date: April 26, 2016
Two more plead guilty for gang-related shooting in Medford (Medford, OR): Two men involved in a shooting on Narregan street in September 2015 pleaded guilty to riot. LaTraveon Wesley and Alonzo McBrown were set for trial Tuesday. Wesley took a guilty plea bargain for riot and conspiracy.He will serve just more than two years in prison.
Source: KTVL 10 News Date: April 26, 2016
Police: Teen gang member shoots 42-year-old man in Garden Grove (Garden Grove, CA): A 15-year-old gang member on probation shot a man in a possible gang-related attack Tuesday in Garden Grove, police said.
Source: The Orange County Register Date: April 26, 2016
Chattanooga Police Arrests Total 174, Including 44 Gang Members, To Try To Curb Gang Shootings (Chattanooga, TN): Chattanooga Police Chief Fred Fletcher told the City Council on Tuesday that police have recently made a total of 174 arrests, 44 of which were gang members. Chief Fletcher said that the jails are “very, very full right now,” and that officers are patrolling “aggressively and in force.” As many as 19 guns have been taken off the street.
Source: The Chattanoogan Date: April 26, 2016
Chief, council members talk about response to surge in violent crime in Norfolk (Norfolk, VA): Police Chief Michael Goldsmith spent time Tuesday night discussing the recent and significant increase in violent crime in the city. The increase included shootings that left more than one dozen people hurt or dead.
Source: WVEC 13 News Date: April 26, 2016
Gang Members Charged in 'Takedown Mission' (Chicago, IL): Chicago Police Department narcotics and vice units made 16 felony arrests recently as part of a “takedown mission” targeted at gang operations in the 20th District, which includes Lincoln Square, Uptown and parts of other neighborhoods on the North Side of the city.
Source: Lincoln Square Patch Date: April 26, 2016
Gang detail nets dozen arrests (Tulare County, CA): A dozen arrests were recorded and more than two dozen gang members were identified and documented during a gang suppression detail in the Lindsay, Strathmore, Porterville, Terra Bella, Ducor and Richgrove areas on Friday. According to the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department, officers contacted 28 gang members, and made two arrests for felony warrants, six arrests for misdemeanor warrants, three arrests for public intoxication, and others for more serious crimes.
Source: The Porterville Recorder Date: April 26, 2016
Williams Lake mayor links early morning shooting to gang conflict (Williams Lake, BC): A gang-related shooting in Williams Lake early Monday morning has closed all public schools in the area for the day.
Source: The Vancouver Sun Date: April 25, 2016
Man with ties to Harvey Hustlers gang sentenced for 2013 shooting that injured women, children (Baton Rouge, LA): A Waggaman man convicted of shooting into a Lapalco Boulevard apartment in 2013 and injuring three toddlers and two elderly women was sentenced Monday in 24th Judicial District Court to 35 years in prison.
Source: The Advocate Date: April 25, 2016
Providence gang member, out on bail, arrested on gun charge (Providence, RI): A gang member out on bail was caught with a loaded gun on gang turf in Upper South Providence Friday evening, according to the Providence police. Jakial Smith, 20, was in a group of men at Pine and Somerset streets, an area that the police say is popular with the Clowntown, Comstock and Chad Brown street gangs, now known as "Triple C."
Source: The Providence Journal Date: April 25, 2016
Community tip leads to bomb scare, gang arrests (Alabaster, AL): A father and son are facing multiple felony charges after an anonymous community tip led law enforcement to find drugs, several illegal firearms and an active pipe bomb at an Alabaster residence on April 21.
Source: Shelby County Reporter Date: April 25, 2016
Brunswick rapper charged in federal drug indictment arrested anew on state street gang charges (Brunswick, GA): A Brunswick man released April 19 after his arrest on charges in a 30-count federal drug gang indictment is back in jail on state street gang charges.
Source: The Florida Times-Union Date: April 25, 2016
Rising gang violence in Meriden according to police report (Meriden, CT): An arrest report in the case of a local teen accused of firing a gun at a house on Springdale Avenue over the weekend references escalating gang violence in the city.
Source: Record-Journal Date: April 25, 2016
Mentoring group wants male role models to join the cause (Moultrie, GA): As a newly formed group seeking to reduce youth violence and gang activity, Boys to Men has had no problem finding the boys part of the equation, as interest and participation are increasing.
Source: The Moultrie Observer Date: April 25, 2016
Gang Policy in Vigo County Schools (Vigo County, IN): The Vigo County School Board heard the first reading on a gang policy for Vigo County Schools Monday night. The Indiana Department of Education issued a model policy to deal with gangs and sent it to every district in the state.
Source: WTWO NBC 2 Date: April 25, 2016
Phoenix teen sentenced to prison for gang-related shooting (Jackson County, OR): A Phoenix teenager will spend more than seven years in prison for firing three shots during a gang-related riot outside a west Medford apartment complex in September.
Source: Mail Tribune Date: April 25, 2016
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