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'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

Police charge woman who allegedly helped gang member (LaGrange, GA): A woman is facing charges of violating the Georgia Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Statute after LaGrange police said she allegedly helped her boyfriend facilitate his drug business while knowing he was a convicted gang member.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: March 31, 2016

Three Men Are Arrested In Shooting Considered Gang-Related (Waycross, GA): Three people were arrested here Thursday in connection with a gang-related shooting incident on Martin Luther King Drive Wednesday evening, said Waycross Police Chief Tony Tanner.
Source: The Waycross Journal-Herald    Date: March 31, 2016

Police say Cobb County car burglaries on the rise (Cobb County, GA): Police in Cobb County say they're seeing a huge spike in the number of vehicle break-ins in the county, and no area is immune. Prosecutors are starting to charge suspects through the state's Street Gang and Terrorism Prevention Act, which allows them to enhance the sentence if it is determined that the suspects in question commit those crimes in association with street gang activity.
Source: WTVM 9 News    Date: March 30, 2016

Law enforcement rids high crime area of violent crime suspects (Savannah, GA): Federal and state agencies are cracking down on crime in Savannah. Law enforcement focused their efforts on one high crime neighborhood in Savannah. They wanted to get to the bottom of the gang activity, drug deals and shootings in the Cann Park area.
Source: WJCL News    Date: March 25, 2016

Robber sentenced to 55 years in Troup County court (LaGrange, GA): A 22-year-old man was convicted on three out of seven charges against him Thursday afternoon in a Troup County Superior Courtroom and received a hefty prison sentence for his crimes. A jury found Rashaad Quantez Garrett guilty on two counts of robbery and for violation of the street gang terrorism and prevention act.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: March 25, 2016

Gang member pleads guilty to beating man (LaGrange, GA): A gang member accused of helping lure a man to a drug house and beating him pleaded guilty to some of the charges against him Thursday afternoon in Troup County Superior Court.
Source: LaGrange Daily News    Date: March 25, 2016

Gang task force wants youths to stay out of trouble on spring break (Albany, GA): Albany Police Gang Unit officers say they will mount extra patrols next week when Dougherty County schools are on spring break. Officers want parents to take responsibility for their kids. City leaders say they are concerned by crimes committed by young people. Some as young as 12 years old.
Source: WTVM 9 News    Date: March 25, 2016

RCSO: Multiple arrests in local drug trafficking, criminal street gang operation (Richmond County, GA): Several law enforcement agencies worked to make multiple arrests Thursday after an almost yearlong investigation into a drug trafficking ring and criminal street gang.
Source: WAGT NBC 26     Date: March 24, 2016

Arrests made in massive morning drug sweep (Augusta, GA): Arrests were made this morning involving a street gang and drug-trafficking operations in Augusta’s Sand Hills neighborhood, police say.
Source: The Augusta Chronicle    Date: March 24, 2016

7 gang members named in 50 count indictment (Decatur, GA): A four-month investigation into gang activity has led to the indictment of seven people on 50 counts in DeKalb County, officials confirmed Thursday.
Source: WXIA 11 News    Date: March 24, 2016

7 Bloods gang members indicted in DeKalb after deadly crime spree (DeKalb County, GA): A DeKalb County Grand Jury indicted on Tuesday seven men in connection with a four-month robbery crime spree that ended with the shooting death of a Decatur man.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: March 24, 2016

Savannah pair indicted in 2015 gang-related murder (Savannah, GA): Two Savannah men on Wednesday were indicted for murder and related charges in the 2015 slaying of James Pastures in what prosecutors contend was a gang-related slaying.
Source: Savannah Morning News    Date: March 23, 2016

144 arrested in massive crime crackdown in Savannah (Savannah, GA): More than 10 percent of Savannah’s most violent offenders are off the streets and behind bars as the result of a six-week national U.S. Marshals Service enforcement initiative to crack down on crime.
Source: Savannah Morning News    Date: March 23, 2016

Georgia Supreme Court orders gang member re-sentenced for murder (Atlanta, GA): A teenager who was part of a vicious street gang that terrorized several Intown neighborhoods in 2010 — killing, raping and robbing — must be re-sentenced because he was a few months shy of his 18th birthday when he and his gang committed their crimes.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: March 21, 2016

Four Warner Robins teens indicted under state's gang act (Houston County, GA): If they are convicted, four Warner Robins teenagers are facing at least five years in prison after a Houston County grand jury indicted them Tuesday under the state's anti-gang laws.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: March 8, 2016

3 gang members plead guilty in fatal Atlanta shootout (Atlanta, GA): Three gang members pleaded guilty Monday in connection with the death of a fellow Bloods member, a spokeswoman with DeKalb County said.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: March 7, 2016

Two shooters sought in latest Baldwin County gang violence (Baldwin County, GA): Gang violence escalated this week in Baldwin County as investigators search for clues in five shootings in five days.
Source: The Telegraph    Date: March 4, 2016

Trial begins for 3 Bloods gang members allegedly involved in shootout (DeKalb County, GA): Trial begins Monday for three men accused of kidnapping and killing a man during a gang-related shootout nearly two years ago.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution    Date: March 4, 2016

21-year-old accused of stealing a gun for gang activity (Augusta, GA): A 21-year-old man is accused of stealing a gun from AAA Gun and Pawn in Augusta to use in gang activities. Nicholas Georgia Lattimore is charged with felony theft by taking and unlawful street gang activity. Investigators say Lattimore is associated with the Gangsta Disciple gang.
Source: WRDW News 12    Date: March 4, 2016

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