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Leader of Savannah gang sentenced to over 20 years in Federal prison (Savannah, GA): The man at the head of a highly organized Savannah gang that operated out of Cuyler Brownsville was sentenced in Federal court. Evidence presented at the trial of Shavar Spence, a/k/a “Veezy” was the leader of the “Clock Gang Muzik Group 12:30” or “CGMG.” The gang was an armed drug trafficking organization that operated in two locations of Cuyler Brownsville.
Source: WSAV 3 News    Date: September 22, 2016

Gangs a problem in small towns (LaGrange, GA): Authorities said gangs are no longer just an inner city problem and it exists in small towns too. Sergeant Mark Cavender with the LaGrange Gang Unit knows the streets of LaGrange and said the structure for gangs in their city has always existed and serves as a breeding ground for well organized criminal street gangs associated with larger cities in search of existing structure in small towns.
Source: FOX 5 Atlanta    Date: September 21, 2016

Lead cocaine supplier pleads in Bloods gang drug case (Brunswick, GA): The man a federal investigator called the “primary provider of powder cocaine to the entire (local Bloods gang)” pled guilty Monday to conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to distribute.
Source: The News    Date: September 20, 2016

Gang Member Convicted After Invading Parkview High Party (Lilburn, GA): A Gwinnett County man has been convicted on gang charges after disrupting a party intended for Parkview High School graduates.
Source: Lilburn Patch    Date: September 19, 2016

Gang leader convincted in 2014 Lilburn incident (Lilburn, GA): The latest defendant in a string of people prosecuted in a 2014 Lilburn party turned gang incident was convicted on Friday. Dalston Simpson was convicted of criminal gang activity and second degree criminal damage to property following a trial where he was sentenced to 15 years to serve five in prison, according to Dan Mayfield, chief assistant district attorney.
Source: Gwinnett Daily Post    Date: September 19, 2016

McClendon pleads guilty in Bloods gang drug case (Brunswick, GA): The third defendant in three days and the fourth this week pleaded guilty Friday morning to his involvement in a drug trafficking scheme prosecutors say was headed up by the local Bloods street gang.
Source: The News    Date: September 17, 2016

Local group meets to promote unity and peace (Columbus, GA): On Saturday the 706 call for unity meeting took place. Several families who have been directly impacted by gang violence told their stories.
Source: WRBL News 3    Date: September 10, 2016

Baldwin drive-by shooting count up to 51 (Baldwin County, GA): Milledgeville and Baldwin county have been plagued by drive by shootings for over a year.
Source: WMAZ 13 News    Date: September 9, 2016

Teen, 22-year-old charged with murder in Sept. 1 shooting at Milledgeville apartments (Milledgeville, GA): A 16-year-old and a 22-year-old were charged with murder Wednesday in the Milledgeville killing of Deandre Bolston.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: September 7, 2016

Athens gang member indicted for shooting that injured 7 at party (Athens, GA): An Athens street gang member was indicted this week for a shooting two months ago that injured seven people outside a house party on the east side.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: September 2, 2016

Albany neighbors say they are concerned by gang violence (Albany, GA): Albany Police Gang Unit officers Thursday say they are still investigating if a man's murder Tuesday was gang related. The Dougherty District Attorney says rival gangs are responsible for a series of recent drive by shootings.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: August 25, 2016

D.A. asks community to "take teeth" from gang members (Albany, GA): The Dougherty District Attorney is asking the community to help get guns out of the hands of gang members. Because of a recent wave of gang-involved shootings, the D-A says people need to step up and help law enforcement take their guns. District Attorney Greg Edwards says he wants to take the teeth away from gangs, by taking their guns.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: August 25, 2016

Trial starts for man accused of robbing Albany Woodall's (Albany, GA): The trial of an accused gang member charged with robbing a store at gunpoint started on Wednesday in Dougherty County Superior Court. Kenneth George, 18, is on trial for armed robbery, aggravated assault and street gang terrorism.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: August 24, 2016

Georgia prisons: Gangs, rising violence, thousands of cellphones (Atlanta, GA): A surge in violence in Georgia prisons over the past few weeks has left at least two inmates dead and dozens of others injured, put staff in danger and forced the lock-down of as many as eight of Georgia’s 33 prisons.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: August 22, 2016

4 gang members plead to armed robbery of Cobb gas station (Cobb County, GA): Four Atlanta gang members pleaded guilty to the armed robbery of a Marietta gas station, officials announced Monday.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: August 22, 2016

Local community raises gang awareness (Clayton County, GA): Residents, religious leaders and even some members of the Clayton County Police force came together Saturday to raise awareness about gangs. "A lot of these kids that get involved in gangs have nothing outside of school life," said resident Gloria James.
Source: FOX 5 Atlanta    Date: August 20, 2016

Albany gangs work toward peace with truce (Albany, GA): People upset by violence yelled out as they marched from the Civic Center to the Albany Civil Rights Institute Saturday morning. Many cried out for peace, but some of those calls were coming from somewhere you might not expect. Gang members from four groups in Albany have come together to coordinate a 100-day truce.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: August 20, 2016

Police: 15-year-old Savannah gang member shoots at home, endangers children (Savannah, GA): Police in Savannah say they’ve arrested a 15-year-old gang member for firing shots into a home occupied by two small children.
Source: Savannah Morning News    Date: August 19, 2016

FBI: Gang member charged in DeKalb teen girl's murder flees Georgia (DeKalb County, GA): Keaira Palmer should've turned 16 on Thursday. Instead, the FBI is searching for a man accused in her death. Tahja T. "Mayhem" Williams, who already had the letters “RIP” tattooed on his Adam’s apple, is one of seven purported gang members charged in the Aug. 3 shootout that left the Stone Mountain High student dead.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: August 19, 2016

Prosecutors re-indict Savannah men in two slayings they said were gang-related (Savannah, GA): Chatham County prosecutors have re-indicted three Savannahians in the 2013 murder of Savannah State University student Rebecca Lorraine Foley outside her southside apartment in what they charge was a gang-related slaying.
Source: Savannah Morning News    Date: August 18, 2016

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