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Wilmington police detective's arrest could have muddied gang indictment (Wilmington, DE): A sweeping indictment against the Only My Brothers street gang hit a bump last year when the lead detective on the case was arrested.
Source: The News Journal Date: September 8, 2017
Update on high-profile gang investigation (Fresno, CA): Chief Dyer held a joint news conference with several local, state and federal law enforcement leaders at Police Headquarters to announce the results of a high profile gang investigation.
Source: KMPH FOX 26 News Date: September 8, 2017
Fresno Police gang crackdown busts prostitution ring, dozens arrested (Fresno, CA): Fresno Police officers teamed up with FBI agents and countless other law enforcement agencies to take down members of the Bulldog gang who are the most violent, influential and active.
Source: KFSN 30 News Date: September 8, 2017
Gang-related shooting leaves one dead in Monterey Hills area (Monterey Hills, CA): Police are asking for the public’s help to find the suspect who fatally shot a man Thursday night in the 5300 block of Monterey Road. The shooting is gang related, according to LAPD detectives.
Source: The Eastsider Date: September 8, 2017
Father, son injured after gang members stabbed them while walking home in Brooklyn (Brooklyn, NY): Six men jumped a rival gang member Friday in Brooklyn and stabbed him four times and then slashed his father, when he tried to protect his son, police and witnesses said.
Source: New York Daily News Date: September 8, 2017
Gang member guilty of attempted murder in shooting that targeted juveniles (Sacramento County, CA): A 20-year-old man has been convicted of attempted murder in a 2016 gang-related shooting that targeted three juveniles.
Source: The Sacramento Bee Date: September 8, 2017
Wilmington: most dangerous place in America for youth (Wilmington, DE): Kids are more likely to be shot in Wilmington than any other U.S. city. Arguments start on Facebook and Twitter between young people age 12 to 17 and are frequently settled with guns. They are targeted for seemingly innocuous insults on social media about a girl, a family member or a pair of sneakers. One shooting often begets another and another.
Source: The News Journal Date: September 8, 2017
Red Sol brothers sentenced to life (Tulare County, CA) : Brothers Cervando Avalos, and Emanuel Avalos, age 27, were sentenced to 28 years to life and 110 years and 8 months to life, respectively, for numerous gang crimes including conspiracy to commit murder Thursday by Tulare County Superior Court, Visalia Division, Judge Joseph Kalashian.
Source: The Porterville Recorder Date: September 8, 2017
No easy solution to gang strife: Abbotsford Mayor (Abbotsford, BC): Abbotsford Mayor Henry Braun says that while there’s no easy fix for the spate of gang-related killings that has rocked Abbotsford this year, more engagement with at-risk teens is needed before they turn to lives of crime.
Source: The Abbotsford News Date: September 8, 2017
Bulldog Gang leaders arrested in probe of sex trafficking, gun and drug sales (Fresno, CA): Fresno police and multiple federal agencies Friday announced the arrest of Bulldog Gang leaders allegedly involved in human trafficking and sales of firearms and narcotics in an operation dubbed “Alpha Dog” that involved extensive use of wiretaps on gang shot callers since 2016.
Source: The Fresno Bee Date: September 8, 2017
Gang hangouts targeted by Richmond RCMP (Richmond, BC): Richmond RCMP officers from the Organized Crime Unit will be partnering with general duty Mounties to conduct proactive gang patrols throughout the city.
Source: Richmond News Date: September 8, 2017
Gang Bust: JP Man Gets 14 Years For Distributing Heroin (Boston, MA): A cocaine and heroin distributor for the Boston street gang Columbia Point Dawgs (CPD) was sentenced today in federal court in Boston, the US Attorney's Office announced today.
Source: Milton Patch Date: September 8, 2017
2 Hyannis men sentenced in Nauti-Block case (Boston, MA): Two Cape Cod men affiliated with the Nauti-Block street gang were sentenced to 30 months in prison during a hearing Thursday in U.S. District Court.
Source: Cape Cod Times Date: September 8, 2017
Raid continues police targeting of violent West Baltimore neighborhood where 15-year-old boy was killed (Baltimore, MD): Police this week raided the West Baltimore home of an alleged Crip gang member as part of a broader effort to stem violence in the neighborhood where a 15-year-old boy was fatally shot last month, according to police and court records.
Source: Carrolll County Times Date: September 8, 2017
Violent crime in Denver reaches new high (Denver, CO): Violent crime in Denver has reached a new high, according to the Denver Police Department. Violent crime reported in the City and County of Denver is up more than 7 percent this year, with July marking the most violent month the city has seen in half a decade.
Source: KDVR 31 News Date: September 8, 2017
U.S. charges accuse Arkansan of selling guns to Chicago gangs (Chicago, IL): An Arkansas man is scheduled to appear in federal court today in Illinois after authorities accused him of taking hundreds of guns to Chicago and illegally selling them to street gangs over the past five years.
Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Date: September 7, 2017
Judge halts L.A. gang injunction against an Echo Park man who denies being in a gang (Los Angeles, CA): A federal judge on Thursday temporarily barred Los Angeles police and prosecutors from enforcing a gang injunction against an Echo Park man, saying she believed he would likely prove his rights were violated when he was swept up in the order.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: September 7, 2017
Utah judge finds probable cause for case targeting ‘Titanic Crip Society’ gang to move forward (Ogden, UT): An Ogden judge this week ruled that six criminal cases targeting alleged members of a small northern Utah gang can move forward to trial.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune Date: September 7, 2017
Gangster Disciples is largest street gang in Columbus, according to police, sheriff (Columbus, GA): To understand the extent of the gang problem in Columbus, the first place to look is the Muscogee County Jail. On Wednesday, about 400 of the 1,066 inmates in the facility were validated members of one street gang or another, Sheriff Donna Tompkins said this week.
Source: Ledger-Enquirer Date: September 7, 2017
Police in Edmonton and Calgary still investigating gang-related shootings in 2016 (Edmonton, AB): Investigators in Calgary and Edmonton are asking for the public’s help as they investigate three shootings, two in Calgary and one in Edmonton, in late 2016.
Source: CTV News Edmonton Date: September 7, 2017
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