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Operation Overhead’ nets arrests in Coffee County (Valdosta, GA): “Operation Overhead” was initiated by the GBI on Thursday, October 1, 2020 to target gang related crimes occurring in the Amberwood Apartments in Douglas, Coffee County, Georgia.
Source: Valdosta Today Date: November 23, 2020
Deadly house party shooting in Brooklyn may be gang-related, cops say (Brooklyn, NY): Bullets riddled a Brooklyn house party late on Sunday night, leaving one dead and six people injured — the bloodiest incident during an overnight period when shots flew across the borough. Only the borough of Brooklyn reported any people shot since yesterday, with police focusing on gangs being the source of the violence.
Source: amNewYork Date: November 23, 2020
LA's Staggering Murder Rate Linked to Gang Shootings and Violence Against Homeless (Los Angeles, CA): LAPD Chief Michel Moore said Monday the city has counted its 302nd murder in 2020 as the result of a steady increase in street violence since the summer, when long-running gang feuds reignited, leaving dozens dead and injured.
Source: NBC Los Angeles Date: November 23, 2020
Three siblings arrested in Yakima gang-related homicide near Hy’s Mini Market (Yakima, WA): Three siblings have been arrested in connection with a gang-related shootout Friday outside a Yakima convenience store that left a 30-year-old man dead.
Source: YakTriNews.com Date: November 23, 2020
Mother of Manchester commuter lot homicide victim speaks out on the gang-related incident (Manchester, CT): The man accused of a deadly shooting at a Manchester commuter lot this summer was caught late Saturday night and arraigned in court Monday morning.
Source: WTIC FOX61 News Date: November 23, 2020
Elected leaders express outrage over gang violence after shooting at Brooklyn birthday party (Brooklyn, NY): Leaders and elected officials expressed shock and anger over the shooting of seven young people, killing one woman at a sweet 16 celebration that was spurred by ongoing gang violence in Brooklyn. There were 11 people shot in Brooklyn yesterday, most of which were blamed on gang related violence.
Source: amNewYork Date: November 23, 2020
Reputed Springfield gang member held on $2M bond for Manchester commuter lot shooting that killed two (Vernon, CT): An alleged member of a Springfield gang, charged with killing an apparent rival gang member and a passenger in an SUV in early August during an impromptu car meetup at a Manchester commuter lot, was held on $2 million bond after a brief appearance Monday before a Rockville judge.
Source: The Hartford Courant Date: November 23, 2020
Feds: Paterson gang member sentenced to 70 months in prison (Paterson, NJ): A 21-year-old city man was sentenced Monday to 70 months in prison as part of federal law enforcement’s crackdown on one of Paterson’s most notorious street gangs, the 230 Boys.
Source: Paterson Press Date: November 23, 2020
Border Patrol arrests Paisas gang member (Calexico, CA): US Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a gang member Monday morning, November 23, according to a press release. The gang member is being held in federal custody pending federal prosecution for 8 USC 1326, reentry after prior removal from the United States.
Source: The Desert Review Date: November 23, 2020
Early intervention key to success for Surrey RCMP youth support team (Surrey, BC): A Surrey RCMP program that connects vulnerable youth with services has helped more than 100 kids and their families over the past 12 months. Early intervention is at the heart of the Surrey RCMP Family and Youth Resource Support Team (FYRST), which works with students in Grades 4 to 7 who might be at risk of “going down the wrong path,” said Surrey RCMP Cpl. Joanie Sidhu.
Source: Gananoque Reporter Date: November 23, 2020
Witness in 2017 gang killings takes stand despite attorney's coronavirus concerns (Colorado Springs, CO): A co-conspirator-turned-witness in the 2017 gang killings of two Colorado Springs teenagers testified at a co-defendant's ongoing trial Monday, despite her attorney’s concerns that she may still be infected with the coronavirus and that her presence in court could present a danger to others.
Source: The Gazette Date: November 23, 2020
Police: 26-year-old Haverhill man stabbed to death (Haverhill, MA): Local and state police are investigating the stabbing death of a 26-year-old Haverhill man, according to the Essex District Attorney's Office and police Chief Alan DeNaro.
Source: The Eagle-Tribune Date: November 23, 2020
HPD Chief Calls Houston's Skyrocketing Murder Rate a 'Perfect Storm' (Houston, TX): Murders are up in Houston. Police Chief Art Acevedo on Friday said murders are up 44 percent, blaming the rise on a panoply of factors: the stresses of COVID-19, an increase in numbers of defendants out on bail awaiting trial, reduced cooperation from witnesses and increased violence tied to gang and drug activity.
Source: Officer.com Date: November 23, 2020
Saskatoon man accused of trafficking weapons for street gangs appears in court (Saskatoon, SK): A man accused of modifying and trafficking weapons for use by street gangs in Saskatoon remains in custody. Brett Karol, 29, appeared in Saskatoon Provincial Court Nov. 23 on about 80 charges and the matter was adjourned.
Source: The Battlefords News-Optimist Date: November 23, 2020
Child Sex Trafficking and Gang Investigation Nets 8 Arrests (Albany, GA): After a year-long joint investigation, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) has arrested 8 people in Albany, GA on charges of child sex trafficking and violation of the gang statute. This investigation was a coordinated effort involving the GBI’S Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes (CEACC) Unit, the GBI’s Southwestern Regional Drug Enforcement Office, the Attorney General’s Office, and the Albany Police Department.
Source: Georgia Bureau of Investigation Date: November 23, 2020
Lompoc sees rise in gang, gun violence (Lompoc, CA): The city of Lompoc saw a substantial increase in gun and gang violence over the past month and a half, and community members are calling on elected officials to address it.
Source: Santa Maria Sun Date: November 23, 2020
Springfield man charged in double murder in Manchester in August; police say killing occurred after cars raced from Springfield (Springfield, MA): A 21-year-old Springfield man is being held on two murder charges after his arrest Saturday night in connection with an August incident where police say a pack of vehicles staged a race that ended with a double shooting near Buckland Hills Mall in Manchester.
Source: Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News Date: November 22, 2020
Deputies: Arrested Rapper Recorded Music Before Killing 2 Men in Lutz (Lutz, FL): A 23-year-old rapper has been arrested and charged with two counts of murder.
Source: Bay News 9 Date: November 22, 2020
California Attorney General Announces Takedown of the Aryan Brotherhood and Fresnecks Street Gang in Fresno County (Sacramento, CA): California Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Friday announced the arrest of 50 individuals, the seizure of four firearms, illegal drugs including methamphetamine and heroin, and over $40,000 as part of a takedown of alleged members of the Aryan Brotherhood and the Fresnecks street gang in Fresno County.
Source: Sierra Sun Times Date: November 22, 2020
Gregory Crichlow arrested in fatal shooting of 2 Western Massachusetts residents as Springfield gang feud sparked violence, police say (Springfield, MA): A 21-year-old man from Springfield was arrested Saturday in connection with the fatal shootings of a man and a woman from Western Massachusetts that occurred in Connecticut in August, authorities said.
Source: MassLive.com Date: November 22, 2020
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