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Bloods gang leader, wife get prison for drug-trafficking (Gulfport, MS): A leader of the Bloods street gang in Moss Point and his wife have been sentenced to prison and fined for trafficking marijuana in his hometown.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: April 4, 2016
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Gang related: 4 charged in Meridian shooting (Meridian, MS): Three teenagers and a 23-year-old have been charged following what the Meridian Police Department is calling a gang related drive-by shooting in Wednesday afternoon.
Source: The Clarion-Ledger    Date: March 18, 2016
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Four Charged in Gang-Related Shooting (Meridian, MS): Meridian police have put several people behind bars in connection with a recent gang-related shooting in the city. Daniel Reed, Antonio Clay, Toreno Griffin and Curtis Horton are all charged with multiple felonies after being arrested yesterday following a shooting where a home and a car in the 2100 block of 27th Avenue were hit.
Source: WTOK 11 News    Date: March 17, 2016
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Man admits beating transgender teen to death in car in George County (George County, MS): A member of the Latin Kings street gang and a transgender teen who once considered him a boyfriend were in a car behind his father's home when he beat her to death with a hammer, according to an affidavit filed in the case.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: March 12, 2016
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Gang bill dies untouched in committee (Courtland, MS): Quinton Tellis, accused in the burning death of Jessica Chambers, is a member of the Vice Lords street gang, according to his Facebook posts and Panola County authorities. So is Johnny Robinson Jr., the man accused of shooting Clarksdale Police Cpl. Derrick Couch in the face, police said.
Source: The Clarion-Ledger    Date: March 1, 2016
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Chambers suspect's social posts tie to gang affiliation (Courtland, MS): According to criteria used by investigators to validate gang members, a look at Facebook shows the man accused in the burning death of Jessica Chambers could be a member of the Insane Vice Lords street gang.
Source: The Clarion-Ledger    Date: February 24, 2016
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Three charged in stabbing incident (Hattiesburg, MS): A husband and wife have become the second and third suspects in a stabbing that took place Tuesday on the 500 block of Columbia Street in Hattiesburg.
Source: The Hattiesburg American    Date: February 12, 2016
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Drugs and gangs are a problem in Lawrence County (Lawrence County, MS): Drugs and gang activity are issues for law enforcement officers in Lawrence County and Sheriff Lessie Butler and his deputies are looking for ways to combat the problem. Investigator Bruce Delaughter told Lawrence County Supervisors last week that drugs and gangs are major problems in the county as he and Butler introduced the commander of the Southwest Narcotics Task Force (SWNTF) to board members.
Source: Lawrence County Press    Date: February 11, 2016
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Mississippi man indicted in transgender teen's bludgeoning death with hammer (George County, MS): A documented member of the Latin Kings street gang used a hammer to beat to death a transgender teen who once considered him a boyfriend, officials say.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: January 15, 2016
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Bloods street gang leader in Moss Point headed to prison for drug trafficking (Gulfport, MS): A leader of the Bloods street gang in Moss Point bent over and cried for more than 15 minutes, head in hands, after he learned how much prison time he faced for trafficking marijuana, crack and powder cocaine in his hometown.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: January 7, 2016
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Two shootings land Hattiesburg man behind bars (Hattiesburg, MS): A Hattiesburg man is behind bars in connection to a pair of shootings in the Hub City. Ronnie Turner, 36, was arrested early this morning by members of the FBI Gang Task Force and members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force at Regency Inn in Hattiesburg.
Source: WDAM 7 News    Date: December 23, 2015
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17 arrests so far in Panola gang offensive (Panola County, MS) : Seventeen people have been charged in north Mississippi as a part of a major operation targeting suspected gang members, officials said.
Source: The Clarion-Ledger    Date: December 15, 2015
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Black Gangsta Disciples gang associate sentenced in George County meth case (Gulfport, MS): An associate of the Black Gangsta Disciples street gang will serve five years in prison and pay a $5,000 fine for his transporting meth to George County for distribution.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: December 7, 2015
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Hattiesburg fifth graders graduate from G.R.E.A.T. program (Hattiesburg, MS): Nearly 400 fifth graders from the Hattiesburg Public School District attended a graduation ceremony hosted by the Hattiesburg Police Department. The students went through a six-week program at their schools that taught them about gang resistance. The G.R.E.A.T (Gang Resistance Education And Training) program has been in place since 2009.
Source: WMC 5 News    Date: December 1, 2015
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Black Gangsta Disciple gets nearly 22 years in George County meth trafficking case (Gulfport, MS): A member of the Black Gangsta Disciples street gang will serve nearly 22 years in prison for his involvement in a conspiracy to distribute meth in George County.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: October 27, 2015
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Man charged in gang-related shooting (Meridian, MS): A Meridian man accused in the gang-related shooting a 13-year-girl in September is facing multiple charges, authorities said.
Source: The Meridian Star    Date: October 10, 2015
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Reputed gang leader sentenced for gang racketeering (Hattiesburg, MS): A reputed gang leader has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison for conspiracy to commit prohibited acts related to racketeering.
Source: WLBT 3 News    Date: October 10, 2015
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Three Arrested and Charged in September Shooting (Meridian, MS): Three teenagers have all been charged as adults in connection to a September shooting. Meridian Police Chief Benny Dubose says there is a gang problem in the city of Meridian and this incident is a part of it.
Source: WTOK 11 News    Date: October 8, 2015
http://www.wtok.com/...

Black Gangsta Disciples member will serve 10-plus years in prison for meth distribution (Gulfport, MS): A member of the Black Gangsta Disciples street gang was sentenced Tuesday to more than 10 years in prison and fined $7,5000 in a meth distribution case in George County.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: September 29, 2015
http://www.sunherald.com/...

Alleged Saucier gang member may return to prison on probation violation (Gulfport, MS): A man identified as a street gang member when he went to prison for making meth may be going back to prison on a second probation violation.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: September 14, 2015
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