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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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: WWLTV.com    Date: March 2, 2016
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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
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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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Police: Gremlins gang member arrested in St. Martin Parish (St. Martin Parish, LA): An arrest was made in St. Martin Parish Saturday morning by State Police, apparently in connection with the search for Gremlins gang members.
Source: KATC 3 News    Date: February 21, 2016
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Local gang probe angers well-known pastor (Lafayette, LA): A New Orleans preacher said he’d travel to Abbeville on Sunday afternoon to talk with local people and determine if Acadiana authorities had overstepped their bounds in investigating what law enforcement people believe is an organized gang.
Source: The Advertiser    Date: February 21, 2016
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Acadiana law enforcement unites to find Gremlins Gang (Lafayette, LA): Law enforcement from across Acadiana join forces to try and take down a gang. An investigation into the Gremlins Gang was launched a year and a half ago by Abbeville Police. Ten accused gang members are already under arrest, but 7 are still wanted.
Source: KATC 3 News    Date: February 17, 2016
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Teens arrested in shooting incident that wounded state trooper (New Orleans, LA): Police call him a street gang member and named him in the investigation of the shooting of a state trooper. Britteny Shaw knows her teenage brother in a different way: scarred by the death of his mother, terrified of the charges he faces.
Source: The Advocate    Date: February 5, 2016
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'Harvey Hustlers' gang members sentenced to 20 years in prison (Gretna, LA): Two members of the West Jefferson Parish based Harvey Hustlers street gang were sentenced to 20 years in prison Thursday as part of plea agreements with the Jefferson Parish District Attorney's Office.
Source: KSLA 12 News    Date: January 29, 2016
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Unsealed records: 9th Ward drug gang members admit to roles in double-murder of bounce rapper Renatta “Magnolia Shorty” Lowe, Jerome “Man-Man” Hampton (New Orleans, LA): Two accused members of a 9th Ward drug gang have admitted to their roles in the double-murder of popular local bounce rapper Renatta “Magnolia Shorty” Lowe and Jerome “Man-Man” Hampton in 2010, according to newly unsealed federal court records.
Source: The Advocate    Date: December 29, 2015
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17 indicted for Abbeville gang activity (Lafayette, LA): Seventeen suspects accused of being part of a neighborhood-based criminal gang in Abbeville have been indicted, according to law enforcement officials. Charges include racketeering, conspiracy to commit racketeering and criminal street gang violation, said Louisiana State Police Col. Mike Edmonson.
Source: American Press    Date: December 23, 2015
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Seventeen members of ‘Gremlin Gang' in Abbeville indicted, accused of racketeering and other counts (Abbeville, LA): Members of the Gremlins Gang in Abbeville have been terrorizing residents in four Acadiana parishes, through murder, drive-by shootings, drug dealing and witness intimidation, authorities said.
Source: The Advocate    Date: December 21, 2015
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New Orleans gangs Young Melph Mafia and 110ers settled turf wars with gunfire, records show (New Orleans, LA): Wednesday 's (Dec. 9) federal sentencing of New Orleans' Central City gang member Jacobi Boyd centered less on the 28 grams of crack he was convicted of conspiring to sell and more on bodies dropped as result of violent turf wars.
Source: The Times-Picayune    Date: December 9, 2015
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