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Nampa man sentenced to 15 years in fatal Caldwell stabbing (Caldwell, ID): District Judge George Southworth sentenced Edgar Covarrubias to 15 years in prison for stabbing a man to death in Caldwell on Christmas Eve.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: November 23, 2015

Suspect in Caldwell shooting arrested (Caldwell, ID): The man suspected of shooting a Caldwell man on his porch Sunday has been arrested by the Caldwell Police Department.
Source: The Idaho Press    Date: November 13, 2015

Preliminary hearings in Kyle Jackson shooting case postponed (Caldwell, ID): Preliminary hearings were postponed Tuesday for two Nampa men suspected of being involved in Kyle “L.B.” Jackson’s fatal shooting. Jackson, 26, died after being shot in the head Aug. 22 in what police have called a gang-related incident.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: September 9, 2015

Nampa Police to refocus on fighting gang crime (Nampa, ID): There's a new push in Nampa to stop a recent resurgence of gang violence in the city. More than a decade ago, the city's police department formed a gang unit after drive-by shootings and homicides skyrocketed. But those officers were re-assigned to other divisions back in 2012.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: September 3, 2015

One arrested, one sought in Nampa stabbing (Nampa, ID): A Caldwell man is behind bars charged in connection with a Nampa stabbing that occurred Thursday night.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: August 31, 2015

Man charged with second-degree murder in shooting death (Nampa, ID): A 20-year-old Nampa man has been charged with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Kyle Jackson on Saturday.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: August 27, 2015

Three arrested in Saturday shooting (Nampa, ID): Nampa Police have arrested three in connection to a Saturday shooting on Nampa/Caldwell Boulevard that hospitalized a Nampa man with a gunshot wound to the head.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: August 25, 2015

Police: Shooting doesn't mean Nampa gang activity is rising (Nampa, ID): After a deadly shooting and high-speed chase over the weekend, which involved gang members, some people are wondering if gang activity is back on the rise in Nampa. But, Nampa police say the numbers show exactly the opposite.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: August 25, 2015

Pursuit of shooting suspects ends in vehicle rollover (Nampa, ID): Police have taken into custody four persons of interest in Saturday's shooting on Caldwell Boulevard in Nampa.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: August 23, 2015

Trent arrested on suspicion of gang-related drive-by shootings (Boise, ID): Former Boise State men's basketball player Dezmyn Trent was arrested on suspicion of his involvement in two gang-related drive-by shootings near his hometown of Tacoma, Wa., on Wednesday night, according to the Lakewood Police Department.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: August 21, 2015

Cleaning up Nampa’s gang graffiti mess (Nampa, ID): Bridges, residential alleys and abandoned buildings are prime targets for graffiti, and the community service division of the Nampa Police Department does its best to get it cleaned up as quickly as possible.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: June 29, 2015

Two defendants in Nampa gang indictment sentenced, one pleads guilty (Boise, ID): Two defendants were sentenced and one pleaded guilty in federal court this week for charges related to the 14-person Nampa gang indictment.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: May 28, 2015

Law enforcement makes effort to stop gangs in east Idaho (Pocatello, ID): According to the FBI’s Gang Intelligence Center, gang membership continues to grow nationwide. As street gangs evolve and adapt, their activity goes beyond local drug dealing and vandalism to becoming more organized and involved in large-scale criminal activity.
Source: Idaho State Journal    Date: May 3, 2015

Despite recent spike in Canyon County cases, crime is down since the ‘bad old days’ (Nampa, ID) : Jose Garcia has lived in Nampa’s north side for over two decades. There was a time — not that long ago in the grand scheme of things — when he wouldn’t let his grandchildren play outside unaccompanied. The neighborhood has come a long way in the past decade, Garcia said. Now, the sounds of neighborhood children playing echo throughout the streets on warm spring days.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: April 5, 2015

Gang-related crime isn’t increasing in Nampa (Nampa, ID): The crime data does not suggest a “spike in visible gang activity.” In fact, it shows the opposite. Nampa Police data shows that 76 crimes were classified as gang crimes in 2014. Only three of those were violent. This is compared to 2011 when our data showed 317 gang-related crimes, with only eight classified as violent.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: March 29, 2015

Last week’s homicide echoes Nampa’s past (Nampa, ID): The unsolved homicide of Jose Cruz Corona in Nampa on March 8 has echoes of Nampa’s gang-plagued past, Nampa police sergeant and former gang unit officer Jason Kimball said.
Source: Idaho Press-Tribune    Date: March 16, 2015

Police: Pocatello man who shot girlfriend meant to threaten boy (Idaho Falls, ID): A Pocatello man accused of killing his girlfriend at a party caused her death in the process of threatening a 16-year-old boy with a gun in an action stemming from gang activity, Eastern Idaho authorities say.
Source: Idaho State Journal    Date: March 2, 2015

1 dead in Caldwell stabbing, suspect at large (Caldwell, ID): One man is dead and two more are injured after a Christmas Eve stabbing in Caldwell. According to Caldwell Police, three men were stabbed outside a home in the 2000 block of Rice Avenue around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Source: KTVB 7 News    Date: December 26, 2014

Federal jury indicts 14 in Nampa, Caldwell, for alleged gang-related crimes (Nampa, ID): Thirteen members of the group face drug-related charges, including 22 counts of distributing methamphetamine, according to a Monday press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Source: Idaho Statesman    Date: November 24, 2014

Nampa Police looking for two suspects in gang-related stabbing (Nampa, ID): Nampa Police are asking for help locating two suspects in connection to a stabbing Friday night at the Walmart on Franklin Road in Nampa. The suspects are Angel Torres, 20, and Anthony Villa, 21. The stabbing was gang related, police say.
Source: Idaho Statesman    Date: September 20, 2014

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