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Leader of violent 3NG gang receives 100-year prison sentence on racketeering conviction (New Orleans, LA): After Kentrell "Black" Hickerson was found guilty in May of leading the murderous, drug-dealing Central City gang known as 3NG, all that remained to be seen was whether the judge would sentence him to the full 100-year stretch he potentially faced.
Source: The New Orleans Advocate    Date: July 18, 2016

Gang Violence In St. Landry Parish (St. Landry Parish, LA) : A Eunice gang called, Goons For Life, has two of it's members behind bars after a recent attack. "These kids are dangerous man... I mean it's not the Crips and the Bloods, but these kids have no respect." said Major Eddie Thibodeaux, PIO of the St. Landry Sheriff's office.
Source:    Date: July 8, 2016

Jury convicts New Orleans gang leader in vast murder case (New Orleans, LA): A gang leader once described as one of the city's most dangerous criminals was convicted of three murders and drug and gun charges Tuesday in a vast federal racketeering case stretching back to the mid-1990s.
Source: FOX News    Date: June 28, 2016

Iberia deputies searching for suspects involved in shootout (Iberia Parish, LA): The search is still on for the drivers who fired shots at each other while speeding down a busy street in New Iberia. The shooting is believed to be gang related by the Iberia Parish Sheriff's office. "We do know that there is some type of feud going in the 1100 gang and the Ann street gang," Sheriff of Iberia Parish, Louis Ackal said.
Source: KATC 3 News    Date: June 15, 2016

Big Money Block Boyz gang case to again go before appellate court in Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, LA): The criminal case involving alleged members and associates of a violent Gardere-area street gang known as the Big Money Block Boyz once again has landed in the lap of a state appellate court in Baton Rouge.
Source: The Advocate    Date: May 30, 2016

Orleans jury convicts ‘3NG’ gang leader after 10-day racketeering trial (New Orleans, LA): Two weeks of testimony about the bloody wrath of a ruthless Central City drug-dealing gang was enough for an Orleans Parish jury to convict its accused leader Friday on state racketeering and drug conspiracy counts that could mean a centurylong prison sentence for Kentrell “Black” Hickerson.
Source: The Advocate    Date: May 27, 2016

Central City basketball court gunman says gang members ordered shooting (New Orleans, LA): The convicted gunman serving 100 years for shooting two men in a July 2014 dispute over a Central City basketball court told a New Orleans jury Wednesday (May 25) he opened fire only after being ordered to do so by gang members he feared.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: May 25, 2016

Indictment links 4 to series of gang murders, including 2013 killing of AmeriCorps volunteer (New Orleans, LA): A special grand jury indictment handed up Tuesday (May 24) links four purported members of three New Orleans street gangs to a series of attempted killings and completed murders, including the 2013 slaying of AmeriCorps volunteer Joseph Massenburg in West Carrollton.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: May 24, 2016

Five charged in New Orleans heroin trafficking ring case (Baton Rouge, LA): Federal prosecutors announced a grand jury indictment against five members of an alleged heroin trafficking ring operating in the St. Roch neighborhood. The indictment charges the defendants with serious drug trafficking offenses.
Source: KSLA 12 News    Date: May 23, 2016

Man with ties to Harvey Hustlers gang sentenced for 2013 shooting that injured women, children (Baton Rouge, LA): A Waggaman man convicted of shooting into a Lapalco Boulevard apartment in 2013 and injuring three toddlers and two elderly women was sentenced Monday in 24th Judicial District Court to 35 years in prison.
Source: The Advocate    Date: April 25, 2016

3 sentenced in Harvey Hustlers conspiracy (New Orleans, LA): The federal cases against Harvey Hustlers gang members continued to wrap up Thursday (April 21) with the sentencing of three defendants who were linked to four murders and numerous other shootings in furtherance of a drug conspiracy.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: April 21, 2016

Motion denied to reduce bond for alleged Alexandria gang member (Alexandria, LA): A man who was indicted last month on several charges had two motions denied on Monday after he pressed forward without his attorney. Roderick Kenta Hall had filed a motion for preliminary exam and a motion to reduce his bond, but 9th Judicial District Court Judge Mary Lauve Doggett warned him that he would only have one chance at the bond reduction hearing.
Source: TheTownTalk    Date: April 18, 2016

Rap videos from ‘Kidd Kidd,’ ‘Qp’ take center stage in sprawling New Orleans gang murder case (New Orleans, LA): The first of the videos features well-known New Orleans rapper Curtis “Kidd Kidd” Stewart and another local voice, Quincy “Qp” Briggs. It starts at Second and South Prieur streets, bouncing between street corners, day and night.
Source: The Advocate    Date: April 17, 2016

Alexandria police, other agencies announce major arrest of gang members (Alexandria, LA): The Alexandria Police Department, along with help from the Louisiana State Police, Rapides Parish Sheriff's Office, Pineville Police Department, and Rapides Parish District Attorney's Office, has announced the arrest of 10 gang members.
Source: KALB-TV News Channel 5    Date: April 5, 2016

Gang members sentenced in the Mother's Day shooting in N.O. (New Orleans, LA): Two men who police say were involved in a shooting spree during a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans have been sentenced on multiple charges stemming from a yearslong spate of drug and gang violence.
Source: WWL News    Date: March 29, 2016

More than 150 suspects arrested in Louisiana as part of national sweep, U.S. Marshals Office says (New Orleans, LA): When 28-year-old Ricky McKeel surrendered after a three-hour standoff with a SWAT team in Harvey last month, he became one of more than 8,000 fugitives arrested nationally during a wide-ranging warrant sweep led by the U.S. Marshals Service.
Source: The Advocate    Date: March 24, 2016

Alleged Gremlin gang member surrenders to authorities (Abbeville, LA): Cody Guidry, an alleged member of the Gremlins Gang, has surrendered himself to authorities in Vermilion Parish. Guidry is now the 12th person taken into custody following a major federal sweep of the Acadiana area since late last year.
Source: KLFY 10 News    Date: March 2, 2016

Group accuses LSP of making up 'Gremlins Gang;' police respond (Vermilion Parish, LA): Rev. Raymond Brown, a New Orleans civil-rights activist, is accusing former St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office public information officer Clay Higgins and the Louisiana State Police of corruption and malfeasance, saying they fabricated allegations of gang involvement against a group in Vermilion Parish.
Source:    Date: March 2, 2016

Lafayette Crimestoppers seeks information on “Gremlin gang” (Lafayette, LA): A civil rights group called True Healing Under God or THUG held a news conference this week denouncing the existence of the Gremlin Gang. However a recently released Crime Stoppers video not only shows that the gang is real but also very dangerous.
Source: KLFY 10 News    Date: March 2, 2016

Two N.O. gang members get lengthy sentences in 2013 killing of Arabian Gayles, 11 (New Orleans, LA): After a dramatic day in court and an emotional address by the family of Arabian Gayles, an 11-year-old girl gunned down in her Pigeon Town home in 2013, an Orleans Parish judge gave stiff sentences Tuesday to two alleged gang members who confessed to taking part in the shooting, saying it was part of an armed robbery gone terribly wrong.
Source: The Advocate    Date: February 23, 2016

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