Gang-Related News Articles

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Welcome to the Gang-Related News Articles page. This page provides a list of articles pertaining to gangs and gang-related activities from various U.S. and Canadian news sources. A link to the source of each article is provided. The list of articles can be refined and filtered by date and limited to a specific state or Canadian province or territory.


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MS-13 Gang Member Embedded in Hoard of Surrendering Migrants (Yuma, AZ): Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended a gang member belonging to the Mara Salvatrucha-13 Gang, along with 60 other subjects, after they illegally crossed into the United States Monday.
Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection    Date: April 10, 2018

Early results from youth survey find worrying trends on guns, drugs (Arizona): Preliminary results from a survey of youths in Arizona show worrying trends concerning gun violence and drug use, according to a presentation at Arizona State University on Friday.
Source: Arizona State University    Date: April 8, 2018

Man wounded in fatal CG shooting a known gang member (Casa Grande, AZ): Police have released few details about a shooting late Wednesday night that left one man dead and another in critical condition.
Source: Casa Grande Dispatch    Date: March 23, 2018

Border Patrol agents arrest gang member (Yuma, AZ): Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a gang member belonging to the Mara Salvatrucha-503 Gang at approximately 6:30 a.m. Monday morning.
Source: KYMA 11 News    Date: March 15, 2018

Border Agents in Arizona Arrest Guatemalan With Gang History (Tucson, AZ): The Border Patrol says its agents in southern Arizona have arrested a Guatemalan man with a criminal gang history in California.
Source: U.S. News & World Report     Date: March 13, 2018

El Paso man nabbed on human smuggling charges (Benson, AZ): A Texas man with reported affiliation to a notorious international street gang was arrested Friday southwest of Benson. Willcox-based agents manning the State Route 90 immigration checkpoint near Whetstone arrested the unidentified El Paso man on human smuggling charges, according to a U.S. Customs and Border Protection news release.
Source: San Pedro Valley News-Sun    Date: March 13, 2018

Border agents in Southern Arizona arrest Guatemalan with gang history (Tucson, AZ): The Border Patrol says its agents in southern Arizona have arrested a Guatemalan man with a criminal gang history in California.
Source: Arizona Daily Star    Date: March 13, 2018

Casa Grande border agents arrest Sureno Gang member (Casa Grande, AZ): Casa Grande Station Border Patrol agents arrested a previously deported Sureno Gang member Saturday night near Vamori on the Tohono O'Odham Indian Nation, authorities said.
Source: PinalCentral.com    Date: March 12, 2018

Arizona Border Patrol arrests Salvadoran tied to gang (Tucson, AZ): The Border Patrol says its agents have arrested a Salvadoran man suspected of belonging to a violent, high-profile gang. The agency said Tuesday that three agents patrolling a remote mountain west of Tucson came upon the 23-year-old Sunday evening.
Source: PinalCentral.com    Date: March 7, 2018

Ajo Agents Arrest Honduran MS-13 Gang Member (Tucson, AZ): Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Ajo Station arrested a previously deported MS-13 gang member Friday night. Agents patrolling west of Lukeville encountered and arrested three Mexican nationals and two Honduran nationals, who were illegally present in the United States.
Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection    Date: February 5, 2018

Gang activity suspected in fatal stabbing of inmate at state prison in Florence (Florence, AZ): Investigators believe an inmate at the Arizona State Prison Complex in Florence was killed Saturday as part of a gang conflict after he was found with multiple stab wounds.
Source: The Arizona Republic    Date: February 3, 2018

President Trump’s focus on MS-13 may not reflect Arizona’s gang reality (Phoenix, AZ): President Donald Trump emphasized MS-13 gang violence in his State of the Union address Tuesday, but Arizona officials consider other criminal groups – particularly the Sinaloa cartel – a more significant threat.
Source: Cronkite News    Date: January 31, 2018

Previously Deported Member of MS-13 Gang Arrested in Arizona (Tucson, AZ): Border Patrol agents in southern Arizona have arrested a previously deported member of a violent gang and discovered he has been convicted and incarcerated for multiple felony charges.
Source: U.S. News & World Report     Date: December 19, 2017

Arizona Border Patrol Arrests MS-13 Gang Member With Prior Deportation (Tucson, AZ): Border Patrol agents making their rounds in southern Arizona arrested a man from El Salvador who had previously been deported from the U.S. for his membership in the violent MS-13 gang and several felony convictions.
Source: International Business Times    Date: December 19, 2017

2 dead, 1 injured in gang-related Tucson shooting (Tucson, AZ): Tucson police say two men were killed and one was wounded in a gang-related shooting on the city's south side. Authorities identified one of the two killed Sunday as 30-year-old James Jones. The second victim's name is being withheld pending family notification.
Source: ABC15 Arizona    Date: November 26, 2017

Teen killed in Arkansas by gang members who sought him out over disrespectful comments, detective testifies (Fort Smith, AR): Four members of the Slanga 96 gang crashed a wedding party seeking the whereabouts of a man they later killed in a hail of gunfire, police detectives testified Tuesday.
Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette    Date: October 28, 2017

Year-long investigation leads to arrest in CG graffiti crimes (Casa Grande, AZ): A year-long investigation into gang graffiti has resulted in charges being sought against one defendant, as police continue to investigate. Casa Grande Police Sgt. Dave Engstrom said more than a dozen charges of gang enhances graffiti offenses have been forwarded to the Pinal County Attorney’s Office against Michael Thomas, 32.
Source: Casa Grande Dispatch    Date: October 27, 2017

CBP Officers Arrest MS-13 Gang Member (Tucson, AZ): Customs and Border Protection officers at the Port of Nogales’ DeConcini crossing arrested a previously deported MS-13 gang member Monday evening.
Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection    Date: October 18, 2017

Previously deported gang member arrested at Arizona border (Nogales, AZ): U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers say a previously deported member of a violent gang has been arrested at Nogales port in southern Arizona.
Source: Tri-City Herald    Date: October 17, 2017

2 previously deported MS-13 gang members arrested in Arizona (Tucson, AZ): Border Patrol officials say agents from the Nogales and Tucson stations have arrested two previously deported MS-13 gang members.
Source: The Tribune    Date: September 27, 2017

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