Gang-Related News Articles
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Shooting at Santa Rosa’s Finley Park called gang-related (Santa Rosa, CA): A 25-year-old man was shot and seriously injured during what police believe was a gang-related attack at Santa Rosa’s Finley Park late Saturday night, authorities said.
Source: The Press Democrat Date: October 23, 2016
Reputed Bloods gang members arrested with crack, heroin, Essex sheriff says (Newark, NJ): Two reputed Bloods street gang members and a 16-year-old boy were arrested after law enforcement officers targeted drug trafficking at a Newark housing complex, authorities said Saturday.
Source: NJ.com Date: October 22, 2016
Several gang members arrested, bonds total more than $15M (New Hanover County, NC): The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office is targeting gang members in response to increased gang activity. Several gang members have been arrested and charged in separate incidents over the past two months.
Source: WECT 6 News Date: October 21, 2016
Man arrested for gang related stabbing in Mountain View (Mountain View, CA): Police arrested a man who is believed to be connected to a gang-related stabbing that occurred over the Fourth of July weekend in Mountain View on Thursday.
Source: KRON 4 News Date: October 21, 2016
2-year-old boy shot in Reedley, recovering in hospital (Reedley, CA): Reedley police are looking for two men who shot a two-year-old boy Wednesday night. The shooting happened on the east side of Reedley at around eight o'clock.
Source: KFSN 30 News Date: October 21, 2016
Top Bloods gang members in Denver’s Park Hill neighborhood indicted on federal charges (Denver, CO): Federal and local law enforcement officials on Friday announced a major indictment by a federal grand jury of top Bloods gang members in Denver, taking off the streets a group accused of sowing fear and disrupting life in the North Park Hill neighborhood.
Source: The Denver Post Date: October 21, 2016
Officials probe gang ties to deadly Chesterfield mansion party (Chesterfield, VA): A multi-jurisdictional effort recently led to the arrest of seven men in connection with two homicides, and while police haven’t divulged a motive yet, they have charged all suspects with gang participation.
Source: WTVR CBS 6 News Date: October 21, 2016
Driver linked to gang shooting in Walla Walla County sentenced (Walla Walla, WA): A teenager was sentenced this morning in the Juvenile Department of Superior Court to time served for driving two gang members, suspected in the shooting of a fellow gang member, from the scene of the crime north of Walla Walla in July.
Source: Walla Walla Union-Bulletin Date: October 21, 2016
Racketeering Laws Used To Indict 8 Gang Members (Denver, CO): Thousands of dollars in cash, drugs and guns were all confiscated during a collaborative forensics-led investigation to stop gang members in Denver.
Source: CBS Denver Date: October 21, 2016
35 Arrests in Long Island Gang Case as Another Body Is Found (Brentwood, NY): With another body discovered in Brentwood, N.Y., this week, the Suffolk County Police Department has announced its response: the arrest of what it said were 35 members of MS-13, a gang with roots in El Salvador and Los Angeles that has long been terrorizing the Long Island town.
Source: The New York Times Date: October 21, 2016
Crime prevention gang strategy working: report (Ottawa, ON): Crime Prevention Ottawa is doing a good job of being at the neighbourhood level to help families when one member has been involved in gang violence, the city’s community and protective services committee heard on Oct. 20.
Source: Ottawa Community News Date: October 21, 2016
Seven suspected gang members make their first appearances in court after arrest in 'mansion party' killings (Chesterfield County, VA): Seven alleged gang members, including one previously unnamed, made their first appearances in a Chesterfield County courtroom Friday morning after being arrested Thursday in the killings of two participants of an illegal “mansion party” last month attended by more than 300 people.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch Date: October 21, 2016
Bradley Alberini, Fabian Beltran held on $50,000 for charges relating to Kilby Street gang prostitution ring in Worcester (Worcester, MA): Two co-defendants facing charges in connection with a prostitution ring police say was run by the Kilby Street gang that targeted heroin-addicted women were held on $50,000 cash bail in Worcester Superior Court on Friday.
Source: The Republican Date: October 21, 2016
Arrest in gang-related stabbing at Rengstorff Park (Mountain View, CA): A 19-year-old Sunnyvale man was arrested on attempted murder charges Thursday in connection to a gang-related stabbing at Rengstorff Park over the Fourth of July weekend, according to Mountain View police.
Source: Mountain View Voice Date: October 21, 2016
3 San Bernardino gang members convicted of Rialto teen’s murder (San Bernardino, CA): The last of three gang members was convicted Thursday of the murder of a 15-year-old Rialto boy shot to death in February 2012 in front of San Bernardino’s Arroyo Valley High School, officials announced Friday.
Source: The Sun Date: October 21, 2016
Two Chattanooga teenagers arrested for allegedly carjacking elderly man at gunpoint (Chattanooga, TN): Two teenagers suspected of carjacking an elderly man's truck at gunpoint in Knoxville last week were captured in Chattanooga over the weekend, records show. Both suspects are validated gang members. To validate someone as a gang member, officers use a series of factors such as tattoos, articles of clothing, social media and confessions.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: October 20, 2016
‘Folk Nation’ gang suspect sought in connection with weekend shooting (Rowan County, NC): The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a Charlotte man who allegedly shot someone five times Saturday near China Grove. The victim survived.
Source: The Charlotte Observer Date: October 20, 2016
Body of teenage MS-13 gang member found near abandoned Brentwood psych center: police (Brentwood, NY): A body found in the woods at the site of an abandoned psychiatric hospital, where multiple other remains have been found in recent months, has been identified as a teenage gang member, authorities on Long Island said Thursday.
Source: PIX11 News Date: October 20, 2016
PLM Member Convicted for Injunction Violation (Wichita County, TX): In less than an hour of deliberation, a Wichita County jury convicts a named member of the Puro Lil' Mafia, or PLM, gang of violating the injunction for wearing gang colors inside a safety zone. Anthony Merito now faces up to one year in prison and a $4,000 fine.
Source: KFDX 3 News Date: October 20, 2016
Toddler shot in gang related shooting (Reedley, CA): A two-year-old boy is recovering after he was shot in a Reedley neighborhood in what investigators are calling a gang related shooting. The shooting happened at around 8 o'clock Wednesday night in the 1400 block of East Duff.
Source: Yourcentralvalley.com Date: October 20, 2016
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