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Trial begins for 3 Bloods gang members allegedly involved in shootout (DeKalb County, GA): Trial begins Monday for three men accused of kidnapping and killing a man during a gang-related shootout nearly two years ago.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Date: March 4, 2016
21-year-old accused of stealing a gun for gang activity (Augusta, GA): A 21-year-old man is accused of stealing a gun from AAA Gun and Pawn in Augusta to use in gang activities. Nicholas Georgia Lattimore is charged with felony theft by taking and unlawful street gang activity. Investigators say Lattimore is associated with the Gangsta Disciple gang.
Source: WRDW News 12 Date: March 4, 2016
Augusta Bar Owner Charged With Assault, Illegal Street Gang Activity (Augusta, GA): The owner of a downtown Augusta bar is facing charges for his alleged role in a fight at another local bar. Adrian Estrada is charged with Aggravated Battery and Unlawful Street Gang Activity.
Source: WJBF NewsChannel 6 Date: March 4, 2016
Oxnard police participate in round up of suspected gang members (Oxnard, CA): Some 15 members or associates of the notoriously violent MS-13 gang were arrested this week in an operation involving numerous law-enforcement agencies, including Oxnard police.
Source: Ventura County Star Date: March 4, 2016
A Look into Gang Prevention Programs in Schools (Medford, OR): Medford police continue to investigate the MADGE arrests we first told you about on Thursday. Four people, all in their 20s, were arrested less than 1,000 feet from North Medford High School.
Source: KDRV 12 News Date: March 4, 2016
East Side Blood gang member sentenced to 40 years for drug dealing (Knoxville, TN): A known gang member with six prior felony convictions, including a conviction for shooting at a police officer, will spend the next 40 years in prison without the possibility of parole for dealing cocaine.
Source: WVLT 8 News Date: March 4, 2016
Felony Complaint Filed Against 16 MS-13 Gang Members (Santa Barbara, CA): Prosecutors are moving forward with charges targeting members of the trans-national gang known as MS-13. The Santa Barbara County District Attorney's Office announced on Friday that a felony complaint was filed against 16 people arrested in Thursday's 'Operation Matador.'
Source: KEYT 3 News Date: March 4, 2016
Gang member found guilty of murder and assault (Franklin County, OH): A Franklin County jury convicted a 19-year-old man Friday of a deadly shooting outside a Far East Side shopping plaza. Nishawn Glenn-Coulverson was found guilty of murder and two counts of felonious assault in the March 20 death of 21-year-old Esak Gemeraw.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch Date: March 4, 2016
Local pastor "from the streets" pleads to stop city's violence (Chattanooga, TN): As part of the city's Violence Reduction Initiative, city leaders host "call-ins," a meeting used to reach gang members and encourage them to turn their lives around.
Source: WRCB 3 News Date: March 4, 2016
Gang member arrested near Salton Sea (Indio, CA): A man detained by Border Patrol agents Thursday was a member of the Sureños criminal street gang, officials said.
Source: The Desert Sun Date: March 4, 2016
Suspect arrested 3 years after apparent gang shooting (Las Vegas, NV): In November 2012, Edwin Clark and his girlfriend, then eight-months pregnant, were walking through an apartment complex on their way to buy a TV.
Source: Las Vegas Sun Date: March 3, 2016
Gang Tattoo Removal Gives Ex-Members Chance To Leave Ugly Past Behind Them (Chicago, IL): AJ was a bit nervous as he waited in line to get a gang tattoo removed. The massive neck tattoo — a five-point star that signifies allegiance to the Spanish Vice Lords — didn't hurt when he got it at age 16 ... because he was high on PCP.
Source: DNAinfo Date: March 3, 2016
Late-night raid targets gang members (Phoenix, AZ): Law enforcement officers from several agencies throughout the state were serving nearly a dozen search warrants Wednesday night.
Source: Tucson News Now Date: March 3, 2016
Loretta Lynch -- and Officer Paresa -- bring inspiration for George Middle sixth-graders (Portland, OR): Attorney General Loretta Lynch sat down in a George Middle School sixth-grade class Thursday to listen to Officer Mike Paresa's Gang Resistance Education and Awareness Training.
Source: The Oregonian Date: March 3, 2016
South L.A. motel alleged to be a gang and drug hub is ordered closed (Los Angeles, CA): A judge ordered a South Los Angeles motel to close for one year after its owner failed to meet the terms of an injunction aimed at ending rampant gang and narcotics activity, the city attorney's office announced Thursday.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: March 3, 2016
5 maps that show how Coachella gangs terrorize the city (Coachella, CA): Riverside County law enforcement have filed an injunction against Varrio Coachella Rifa, a powerful gang that has overwhelmed police in the valley's namesake city.
Source: The Desert Sun Date: March 3, 2016
Thousand Palms homes searched, 1 arrested Thursday (Thousand Palms, CA): A suspected gang member was arrested Thursday morning during an investigation into a Feb. 14 assault with a deadly weapon that occurred in Thousand Palms.
Source: The Desert Sun Date: March 3, 2016
Man sentenced to prison for gang-related murder that went unsolved 7 years (Grand Rapids, MI): Donning red in his honor, Khiry Walker's family flooded the Kent County Circuit courtroom Thursday as they anxiously awaited the sentencing of his killer.
Source: MLive Date: March 3, 2016
Chattanooga Police: 71-year-old man not intended target of deadly gang-related shooting (Chattanooga, TN): The Chattanooga Police Department is investigating the shooting death of a 71-year-old man Wednesday night on Taylor Street.
Source: WTVC NewsChannel 9 Date: March 3, 2016
Drive-by shootings in Milledgeville continue (Milledgeville, GA): Two gunmen fired nine shots into a Baldwin County gas station and injured one woman. Vonsheetra Gibson became the latest victim of Milledgeville's drive-by shootings around 9 p.m. Wednesday as she checked out at the Jet Foods gas station on Irwinton Road.
Source: WMAZ 13 News Date: March 3, 2016
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