Gang-Related News Articles
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Gang presence growing in Bay County (Panama City, FL): Gang activity in Bay County is a far cry from its heavy presence in larger metropolitan areas, but it's rising - and law enforcement agencies aim to stop it.
Source: Panama City News Herald Date: July 10, 2016
Gang Member Who Took Part In City's First Violence Reduction Initiative "Call-In" Caught In Chattanooga With Same Type Rifle Used To Kill Dallas Police Officers (Chattanooga, TN): A member of the Rollin Crips street gang who took part in the city's first Violence Reduction Initiative "call-in" has been arrested on federal charges. Aveus Bailey, 24, was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm after he was found with an SKS rifle - the same type gun used in the killing of five Dallas police officers and the wounding of several others. He was also found with a handgun.
Source: The Chattanoogan Date: July 10, 2016
Men charged in gang-related north Tulsa shots, intimidation of witness in 2015 drive-by homicide (Tulsa, OK): Two teenagers were charged Friday with nearly a dozen felonies each in connection with the gang-related firing of shots in April and the intimidation of a witness in a 2015 gang-related murder case.
Source: Tulsa World Date: July 9, 2016
Concord police aiming to alleviate gang activity (Concord, CA): Concord police arrested nine people and seized drugs Friday night in an effort to crack down on gang activity citywide, according to police. The police department says it received several complaints from residents from different parts of the city about gang activity.
Source: KRON 4 News Date: July 9, 2016
Alleged Latin King to plead guilty to racketeering conspiracy (Hammond, IN): An alleged gang member accused of conspiring with the Latin Kings to participate in racketeering activity faces up to 20 years in prison under a proposed plea agreement filed Friday in U.S. District court.
Source: The Times Date: July 9, 2016
Known TYB gang members held in Gregg County Jail (Gregg County, TX): Two documented gang members were being held Thursday in the Gregg County Jail on a charge of bail jumping and on a sentence of contempt of court, respectively.
Source: Longview News-Journal Date: July 8, 2016
Another man charged in case of Worcester's Kilby Street gang prostituting drug addicts (Worcester, MA): Another alleged member of Worcester's Kilby Street gang was charged with human trafficking on Friday after the gang allegedly forced drug addicts into prostitution.
Source: The Republican Date: July 8, 2016
Gang member sentenced for sex-trafficking of a minor (Alexandria, VA): Ismael Mendez owed his friend Derek Mantilla $1,800, and Mantilla wanted his money. “I don’t care if you have to put your broad on the block to pay me back,” Mantilla texted Mendez in the fall of 2014. So Mendez, a 20-year-old living in Annandale, persuaded his 15-year-old girlfriend to prostitute herself until his debt was paid off.
Source: The Washington Post Date: July 8, 2016
Officials Take Out Another Drug Gang In Atlantic City (Mays Landing, NJ): Authorities down the shore have taken out a drug gang that operated in the northern part of Atlantic City. 19 of 41 suspects are in custody after raids conducted with county, state and federal help.
Source: CBS Philly Date: July 8, 2016
Gang Member Arrested for 2010 Double Murder in Gramercy, Prosecutors Say (Manhattan, NY): A Staten Island man accused of being part of a drug gang in Coney Island was behind an execution-style double murder of purported rival members in Gramercy in 2010, according to federal prosecutors.
Source: DNAinfo Date: July 8, 2016
Man who flicked cigarette, sparking fatal Wings Cafe melee, shooting takes ‘best interest’ plea (Macon, GA) : On a December night nearly two years ago, Emmanuel McGhee flicked a lit cigarette at a man, sparking a deadly fight inside Macon’s Wings Cafe nightclub that resulted in three deaths. McGhee, 29, pleaded guilty Friday to aggravated assault and violating the state’s Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act. He was sentenced to 20 years, eight of them in prison.
Source: The Telegraph Date: July 8, 2016
DA: Gang retaliation to blame for Camden shooting, violence (Wilcox County, AL): Prosecutors say a string of violent incidents in Wilcox County, including a shooting that wounded a community corrections officer, are connected to gang activity and a recent murder.
Source: WTVM 9 News Date: July 8, 2016
Chattanooga Police in the right place at the right time (Chattanooga, TN): The Chattanooga police department is removing illegal guns off the street at a rapid rate. Earlier this week, a violent crime happened and two officers were in the right place at the right time. Good police work and solid gang intelligence stopped any other violence from happening.
Source: WTVC NewsChannel 9 Date: July 8, 2016
Calgary police arrest ninth suspect in relation to local gang violence (Calgary, AB): Calgary police have arrested and charged a ninth man in relation to gang violence and drug trade in the city. Twenty-year-old Ahed Alwand is now facing eight charges, including two counts of attempted murder.
Source: 660 News Date: July 8, 2016
Boston police warn officers of threats by gang members to target cops (Boston, MA): Boston police are warning department members of threats by gang members to target cops and urging officers to "use caution when coming to and from district stations."
Source: Boston Herald Date: July 8, 2016
Gang Violence In St. Landry Parish (St. Landry Parish, LA) : A Eunice gang called, Goons For Life, has two of it's members behind bars after a recent attack. "These kids are dangerous man... I mean it's not the Crips and the Bloods, but these kids have no respect." said Major Eddie Thibodeaux, PIO of the St. Landry Sheriff's office.
Source: CajunFirst.com Date: July 8, 2016
Cherry Hill Gang Member Sentenced To 24 Years In Federal Prison (Baltimore, MD): A Cherry Hill gang member was sentenced Friday to 24 years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge George L. Russell III sentenced Gregory Sykes-Bey, 22, was sentenced pursuant to a plea deal for a racketeering conspiracy. Sykes-Bey admitted to his membership in the "Up the Hill" or UDH gang in the south Baltimore neighborhood.
Source: WBAL NewsRadio 1090 Date: July 8, 2016
Five Charlotte gang members plead not guilty to couple’s murder (Charlotte, NC): Four of the alleged Charlotte UBN gang members prosecutors say are tied to the murders of Doug and Debbie London pleaded not guilty at an arraignment Friday morning, requesting a trial by jury.
Source: The Charlotte Observer Date: July 8, 2016
District attorney considers instituting 'safety zones' in fight against Chattanooga's gang violence (Chattanooga, TN): Hamilton County officials soon may use a legal process to ban gang members from gathering, loitering and taking part in prohibited activities within particular neighborhoods. Hamilton County District Attorney General Neal Pinkston said Wednesday he is considering using orders from judges to try to clamp down on gang activity.
Source: Chattanooga Times Free Press Date: July 7, 2016
Reputed gang member facing weapons counts (Gary, IN): An alleged member of the Get Fresh Boys street gang is facing criminal charges after officers found an assault rifle and handgun in a car, according to court records.
Source: The Times Date: July 7, 2016
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