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Juvenile arrested in Newnan Street murder (LaGrange, GA): A 16-year-old is behind bars for his role in a drive-by shooting and murder on Newnan Street. Kouri Kyle Lee, of West Point, was arrested by LaGrange police and charged with nine counts of aggravated assault and two counts of participation in criminal street gang activity, according to LPD Sgt. William Nelson.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: January 13, 2017

Meth dealers, Bloods gang member plead guilty (Brunswick, GA): Her mother brought Amberlie Wright into what evolved into a multi-state methamphetamine trafficking conspiracy. Tuesday, the 22-year-old Wright — who has a 3-year-old son and is newly pregnant with her second child — admitted to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a quantity of meth during a U.S. District Court hearing in Brunswick.
Source: The News    Date: January 11, 2017

DA: 13 to serve time on gang charges (Cobb County, GA): District Attorney Vic Reynolds said he hopes Cobb County’s streets are a little safer after his office secured 13 guilty pleas from one sting operation. The 13 were members or associates of the street gang known as Good Product Team, and they admitted to crimes including racketeering and trafficking heroin.
Source: The Marietta Daily Journal    Date: January 10, 2017

2 men with gang ties sought in QT shooting (Chamblee, GA): Two men have been identified as suspects in a recent shooting at a QuikTrip in Chamblee. Leroy Copney and Jilani Bakhari are believed to be involved with the shooting death of 30-year-old Andrew Spencer, Chamblee police spokesman Capt. Ernesto Ford said.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: January 3, 2017

Gang related charges for 2 in arrest of 6 in Burglary of Jasper Convenience Store same suspects involved with Fannin Robbery (Pickens County, GA): During the night of January 1st , deputies with the Pickens Sheriff’s Office and Jasper Police Officers arrest 6 individuals for breaking into the Dunn’s Food Mart in Talking Rock Georgia.
Source:    Date: January 3, 2017

Clayton officials: Gangs social-media savvy, transient (Clayton County, GA): When Clayton County police detective Rodney Bryant began tracking gangs seven years ago, they were easy to spot. Gang-bangers wore certain identifiable colors. Grafitti as well as gang symbols, including hand signs, were boldly displayed. They staked their claim in certain parts of the community.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: January 2, 2017

Alleged Savannah gang member defiant, ordered removed from court in death penalty case (Savannah, GA): An alleged Savannah gang member facing a death penalty trial in a September slaying repeatedly refused to identify himself by name in court Friday, ignored the judge’s instructions and twice was ordered to be taken from the courtroom.
Source: Savannah Morning News    Date: December 30, 2016

Charges of murder, criminal street gang activity and weapon violation sent to grand jury in Augusta cold-case homicide (Augusta, GA): Whispers and rumors may have spread in the nearly three years since an Augusta man was gunned down on Bobby Jones Expressway, but Latasha Moore was the one who knew what the sheriff investigators thought but never released to the public – the names of the chief suspects, said Assistant District Attorney Hank Syms.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: December 20, 2016

Officials search for information after weekend shooting in Albany (Albany, GA): Prosecutors said a deadly Saturday morning shooting in Albany was gang related, and investigators are asking for community help to get the killer off the street.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: December 19, 2016

New year, new approach to lowering gang involvement (Albany, GA): Police hope to take a different approach in the new year tackling gang violence in Albany. Albany's police chief told city leaders Tuesday that more "human intelligence" is needed in order to make a real dent in the number of gangs-related crimes.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: December 13, 2016

Men indicted in alleged gang-related carjacking of borrowed car (Macon, GA): Bibb County grand jurors indicted two Macon men Tuesday in connection with an alleged south Macon gang-related carjacking.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: December 13, 2016

Chatham Co. DA to seek death penalty against alleged Blood gang members in September murder (Savannah, GA): Chatham County District Attorney Meg Heap is seeking the death penalty for four accused gang members indicted for the murder of 24-year-old Dominique Powell.
Source: WTOC 11 News    Date: December 12, 2016

Police: Burglary probe uncovers street gang in Lakebottom area (Columbus, GA): An Eberhart Avenue burglary investigation led police to break up a street gang associated with Hardaway High School, a detective testified Wednesday in Columbus Recorder’s Court.
Source: Ledger-Enquirer    Date: November 23, 2016

Gang member indicted by grand jury (Milledgeville, GA): A Milledgeville man, who authorities say is a member of criminal gang, has been indicted by a Baldwin County grand jury on 20 charges. Some of the charges are related to a string of gang-related drive-by shootings that happened last year in the city limits of Milledgeville, as well as in Baldwin County.
Source: The Union-Recorder    Date: November 23, 2016

Kennedy sentenced in connection with drive by shooting (Albany, GA): Jawaski Kennedy, 22, was convicted on counts of street gang terrorism and conspiracy of aggravated assault in the drive-by shooting incident that left two men dead in 2013. Judge Stephen Goss sentenced Kennedy to 12 years to serve in prison, and 13 more on probation, Tuesday in Dougherty Superior Court.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: November 22, 2016

Three convicted in gang, drug-related killing (Atlanta, GA): Three gang members have been convicted in the murder of a 29-year-old Atlanta man.
Source: WXIA 11 News    Date: November 21, 2016

Parents say student assaulted by gang of girls (Decatur, GA): Parents tell Channel 2 Action News their children are being attacked by a group of girls at a local high school. The Decatur City Schools superintendent says at least three girls physically assaulted one student twice last week in front of Decatur High School.
Source: WSB-TV 2 News    Date: November 20, 2016

Digital footprints help detectives catch criminals (Bibb County, GA): A simple click can allow people to share online updates in a second, but that same post could also leave clues about criminal activity. We took a look at how Bibb County law enforcement uses digital footprints to solve crimes.
Source: WMAZ 13 News    Date: November 18, 2016

Four alleged Savannah gang members indicted in September revenge slaying (Savannah, GA): Four alleged members of the nationally affiliated Bloods gang were indicted for murder and related charges on Wednesday in connection with the shooting death of a 24-year-old man who was killed five days after defending himself during an armed robbery.
Source: Savannah Morning News    Date: November 16, 2016

Victims, suspects in recent gang activity juveniles (Atlanta, GA): Police confirmed the shooting and killing of three young people in Clayton County in less than three weeks are gang-related killings.
Source: WTVM 9 News    Date: November 12, 2016

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