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Mentoring group wants male role models to join the cause (Moultrie, GA): As a newly formed group seeking to reduce youth violence and gang activity, Boys to Men has had no problem finding the boys part of the equation, as interest and participation are increasing.
Source: The Moultrie Observer    Date: April 25, 2016

Brunswick arrests aim to dismantle violent gangs (Brunswick, GA): Law enforcement officials in Brunswick and Glynn County said they put a dent into organized crime after a four year-year, multi-agency, operation uncovered a vast drug enterprise with possible ties to the national street gang known as the Bloods.
Source: ActionNewsJax.com    Date: April 22, 2016

CPD detectives said alleged gang activity connected to Peachtree Mall shooting death (Columbus, GA): The main suspect from the Peachtree Mall shooting on March 26 made his first court appearance on Wednesday. Xzavaien Jones, 18, of Columbus, is accused of shooting 24-year-old Anthony Meredith outside of the food court at the Peachtree Mall the day before Easter.
Source: WFXG FOX 54 News    Date: April 21, 2016

Murder weapon identified in killing of innocent bystander during Athens gang shootout (Athens, GA): The gun that fired the bullet yhat killed an innocent bystander during a shootout between rival gang members in west Athens five months ago has been identified, Athens-Clarke County police said on Monday.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: April 18, 2016

Ashburn police: Shooting result of gang activity (Ashburn, GA): Police say a recent shooting is tied to gang activity in the city. Ontario Hall and Markeal Knight are charged with aggravated assault and criminal street gang activity.
Source: WALB 10 News    Date: April 18, 2016

Metro agencies work to target gang activity (Atlanta, GA): Metro Atlanta law enforcement agencies are working together to fight gangs activity and crimes that cross city and county lines. Atlanta police recently announced the arrests of a gang based in Clayton County whose members they say committed crime in at least six different areas.
Source: WXIA 11 News    Date: April 17, 2016

Suspects nabbed in connection with gang-fueled armed robberies (Atlanta, GA): The Atlanta Police department announced on Friday that they and other area departments nabbed five suspects connected to a rash or auto parts store and restaurant robberies around metro Atlanta.
Source: WXIA 11 News    Date: April 16, 2016

Gang member convicted of murdering Atlanta bar owner (Atlanta, GA): A gang member has been found guilty in the killing of an Atlanta bar owner just before New Year’s Eve 2013.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: April 15, 2016

Athens police make arrests in Rolling Ridge gang shooting (Athens, GA): Two alleged gang members were arrested in connection with a weekend gang-related shooting incident at Rolling Ridge Apartments, Athens-Clarke County police said.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: April 14, 2016

Athens gang members sentenced for armed robbery (Athens, GA): Four purported Athens gang members were sentenced to prison this week in connection with an armed robbery that occurred two years ago at an eastside apartment complex.
Source: Athens Banner-Herald    Date: April 13, 2016

Gang expert Marc Fomby to address community (Moultrie, GA): Community leaders are hoping to win recruits this weekend for a gang, but the one they envision would flip the script by teaching the public to recognize and change the mindset that leads to the kind of groups whose activities include drug distribution and violence.
Source: The Moultrie Observer    Date: April 13, 2016

Diverse groups discuss local gang issues (Brunswick, GA): Police chiefs, clergymen, politicians and regular folks gathered Monday night at First Jordan Grove Missionary Baptist Church to make a point — we have a problem with gangs and guns.
Source: The Brunswick News    Date: April 12, 2016

Leaders trying to create A Pathway Out for Brunswick gang members (Brunswick, GA): Shootings and gang memberships: Numbers show both are on the rise in a local community. That's why communities in Glynn County are stepping up to cut the violence exploding in the area around Brunswick.
Source: ActionNewsJax.com    Date: April 11, 2016

​Police investigating Eastgate Apartments shooting (Newnan, GA): Two suspected gang members are in jail while investigators attempt to determine their role in a shooting at Eastgate Apartments on Monday afternoon. Marterious Demond Glass, 18, and Anthony Juan Stargell, 18, are charged with aggravated assault with a firearm and violation of the Georgia Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act.
Source: The Newnan Times-Herald    Date: April 6, 2016

Police bust alleged gang party (LaGrange, GA): LaGrange police responded to a room at the Red Roof Inn at 1601 Lafayette Parkway about 1:15 a.m. Sunday after receiving a tip of a possible party involving gang members, underage females, a gun and drug use.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: April 5, 2016

‘Gangs are a form of domestic terrorism’ (LaGrange, GA): When Raphael Darquez Dyer, 25, was detained Tuesday afternoon in the parking lot of Fuller’s Superette at 900 Hamilton Road, investigators with LaGrange Police Department’s Special Investigation Unit said they knew right away he was a member of the Bloods criminal street gang.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: April 2, 2016

Assault on inmate leads to gang charges on man awaiting federal trial (Coweta County, GA): An inmate accused of assaulting another inmate at the Coweta County Jail will now face additional prison time. It took the jury only a few hours Friday to find Douglas Dukes guilty of aggravated battery and in violation of the gang act for the role he played in the assault of fellow inmate, Sean Staples.
Source: The Newnan Times-Herald    Date: April 2, 2016

City police attack gang activity (Thomasville, GA): Street gang activity is not confined to the nation’s big cities. It has infiltrated communities — big and small — nationwide. Thomasville has gangs, but it is not alone in Southwest Georgia or even in Thomas County. The difference is in how Thomasville police approach the situation.
Source: Thomasville Times-Enterprise    Date: April 2, 2016

Community holds Augusta Peace Party in wake of recent violence (Hephzibah, GA): A community is making big changes after the deadly stabbing in Hephzibah that has 10 people facing murder charges. Saturday folks gathered at the Windsor Spring plaza to hold a Party for Peace in the CSRA. The message was looking to bring the youth together and set them on the right path at an early age. They were using sports, music and food as alternatives to violence.
Source: WFXG FOX 54 News    Date: April 2, 2016

'There is a gang crisis’ (LaGrange, GA): Reporters Note: This is part 1 in a two-part series on how local law enforcement and the District Attorneys Office is using Georgia’s violation of street gang terrorism and prevention act to their benefit. The agencies are working together to not only round up gang members, but eradicate the gang crisis in our community altogether.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: April 1, 2016

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