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5th arrest made in alleged gang-related Augusta shooting (Auguta, GA): A fifth alleged gang member was arrested Wednesday in reference to an August aggravated assault. Michael Troupe, 21, was charged with five counts of aggravated assault and one count of unlawful street gang activity. Maurice Franklin, Alexander Givens, Ahkeem Nathaniel and Anzyon Perry were arrested previously on the same charges.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: September 19, 2019

District attorney: Gang members came to Atlanta to buy guns illegally. They killed someone during their visit (Atlanta, GA): He was shot seven times and died at the hands of alleged gang members who traveled to metro Atlanta to purchase stolen guns, officials said. On the night of July 22, 2017, prosecutors said Michael Henley was gunned down and killed. The 20-year-old, who was a club promoter, was meeting with a woman he planned to hire as a bottle girl.
Source: WXIA 11 News    Date: September 18, 2019

Macon gang member gets life in prison for killing teen as he walked to school (Macon, GA): A Macon gang member who gunned down a 16-year-old as he walked to high school in 2017 will spend the rest of his life behind bars, authorities said.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: September 17, 2019

Juveniles face dozens of charges in NE Georgia car break-ins, thefts (Habersham County, GA): Three people, including two juveniles, face a slew of charges in connection with car break-ins and thefts as well as gang activity, according to authorities in northeast Georgia.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: September 16, 2019

7 arrested on gang-related, other charges after shooting in Coffee Co. (Coffee County, GA): Seven men have been arrested in connection to a shooting that happened on Aug. 3 in Coffee County.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: September 13, 2019

Officials: Father, another man arrested for shooting at house with his kids inside (Augusta, GA): Two men were arrested and booked after Richmond County deputies said a group shot at a woman’s house while she and her children were home. Alexander Givens and Maurice Franklin were both charged with assault and gang activity.
Source: WRDW News 12    Date: September 12, 2019

GBI to open new unit’s headquarters in Albany (Albany, GA): Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) agents are moving to Albany to work drug and gang-related cases. The GBI will house their Southwest Regional Drug Enforcement unit in Albany.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: September 10, 2019

3 teens sentenced for robbing, assaulting pizza delivery drivers (Fulton County, GA): Three South Fulton teenagers will spend years behind bars for robbing and assaulting two pizza delivery drivers during a 2017 crime spree, authorities said.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: September 10, 2019

Riot at South Cobb High School incited by gang rivals, police say (Cobb County, GA): A gang member incited a riot involving 200 people at South Cobb High School when he chased and fought a classmate and rival gang member after a football game, police say.
Source: The Marietta Daily Journal    Date: September 9, 2019

Five Richmond County gang members wanted for aggravated assault (Augusta, GA): Five Richmond County gang members are wanted on multiple counts of aggravated assault. The assault occurred on the 3600 block of Alene Circle on Thursday August 29, 2019.
Source: WJBF NewsChannel 6    Date: September 7, 2019

10 alleged gang members arrested after Douglasville neighborhood pool shooting (Douglasville, GA): Ten alleged gang members are facing serious charges after police said the met at the pool for a fight that ended with two of them shot. The shooting happened in the Sweetwater Subdivision in Douglasville July 23, according to police. Authorities responded to the community pool there to find two teens had been shot - one in the leg and the other in the face. They didn't find anyone else, though, because police said they had all ran away.
Source: WXIA 11 News    Date: September 6, 2019

No new trial for man convicted in Gainesville gang murder (Gainesville, GA): The Georgia Supreme Court rejects a request for a retrial in the case of a Hall County man convicted on a murder charge: Delwoun Williams is from Gainesville. He’s serving a life sentence for the gang-related shooting of Cornelius Gordon, who was killed in June of 2017.
Source: WGAU Radio    Date: September 6, 2019

Gang member arrested in Burke County (Burke County, GA): The Burke County Sheriff’s Office arrested gang member Katorry Lafredrick Hankerson on Thursday, Sept. 5. The sheriff’s office responded to a call about a shooting on the 1000 block of Hwy. 56 North. They executed a search warrant, and Hankerson was then taken into custody and brought to the Burke County Detention Center.
Source: WFXG FOX 54 News    Date: September 5, 2019

3 suspected gang members arrested in drug, weapons sting (Clayton County, GA): Three metro Atlanta residents were arrested on gang charges Friday as part of a multi-county drug and weapons operation, the GBI said. The GBI’s Gang Task Force partnered with Georgia State troopers, Clayton and Henry county deputies, the Clayton County District Attorney’s Office and Atlanta police to conduct searches at three locations with ties to the “59 Brim Bloods” street gang, authorities said.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: September 4, 2019

GBI arrests high-ranking member of Ghost Face Gangster street gang in Meriwether Co. (Meriweather County, GA): The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has arrested a high-ranking organizer in the Ghost Face Gangsters criminal gang. 25-year-old Tyler Estes was charged with conspiracy to commit battery and two counts of violation of the Georgia criminal gang statute.
Source: WTVM 9 News    Date: September 4, 2019

Dalton Shooting suspect arrested in Atlanta (Salton, GA): Dalton police report that a suspect in a double shooting two weeks ago has been arrested in the Atlanta area. Jobanie Martinez is now in the Whitfield County jail.
Source: WDEF News 12    Date: September 3, 2019

'You're talking easily in the six figures:' GBI director talks Georgia gangs and new task force (Macon, GA): During last year's gubernatorial race, Brian Kemp campaigned heavily on "keeping Georgia families safe." Part of that plan included launching a GBI task force to dismantle and destroy gangs across the Peach State.
Source: WMAZ 13 News    Date: September 3, 2019

Murder conviction stands in June 2017 shooting between gang members (Gainesville, GA): The Georgia Supreme Court upheld the murder conviction for Delwoun Quinntess Williams, a Bloods gang member found guilty of shooting a Gangster Disciples member in June 2017.
Source: The Gainesville Times    Date: September 3, 2019

3 alleged Brim Bloods gang members arrested in Clayton County (Jonesboro, GA): Three alleged members of the Brim Bloods gang are being held in the Clayton County Jail following their arrest on weapons charges Saturday.
Source: Clayton News Daily    Date: September 3, 2019

GBI announces new arrests in 2018 robbery of Kennesaw Texaco (Cobb County, GA): More gang members have been arrested this month in relation to a 2018 robbery of a Kennesaw Texaco gas station, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation says.
Source: Rome News-Tribune    Date: August 30, 2019

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