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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
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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
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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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The gang threat to officers (Aberdeen, MS): Could the shooting of Monroe County Deputy Eric Sloan have been part of a bigger plot by gang members to target and kill law enforcement officers? It's a possibility that authorities like Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell are starting to come to grips with.
Source: WTVC NewsChannel 9    Date: August 27, 2015
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Clinton police arrest 8 suspected gang members in chop shop bust (Clinton, MS): Clinton police believe eight people arrested in connection to multiple crimes in the Jackson area are affiliated with the Simon City Royals gang.
Source: The Clarion-Ledger    Date: August 14, 2015
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Lucedale residents get prison terms in gang-related drug trafficking conspiracy (George County, MS): Two Lucedale residents arrested in an investigation into drug trafficking by Black Gangsta Disciples and their associates have been sentenced for their role in the conspiracy to distribute meth in George County and across southeast Mississippi.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: August 5, 2015
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Transgender teen killed in George County was beaten to death (George County, MS): A transgender teen was beaten to death by a George County man and buried under some debris on the suspect's father's property on Odom Road, a lead investigator on the case said Wednesday.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: July 29, 2015
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Six Simon City Royals held on $75,000 each in St. Martin kidnapping (Pascagoula, MS): Jackson County has a total of 20 members of the Simon City Royals street gang in jail, the sheriff said, and six who are believed to be Royals were brought to County Court on Tuesday, charged with kidnapping.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: July 28, 2015
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Lucedale man admits role in gang-related drug trafficking conspiracy (Gulfport, MS): A Lucedale man indicted after a probe of drug trafficking by Black Gangsta Disciples and their associates pleaded guilty Monday to his role in a conspiracy to distribute meth in George County and across southeast Mississippi.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: June 25, 2015
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This Is What It's Like to Belong to a Prison Gang in the Deep South (Mississippi): Last month, the Sun Herald reported that a gang called the Simon City Royals was on the rise in South Mississippi. Since 2010, law enforcement sources told the paper, the gang's statewide membership had grown from around 1,200 to close to 2,000, and the group is especially powerful in the southern part of the state, where they've arguably eclipsed more established brands like the Bloods and the Crips.
Source: VICE     Date: June 17, 2015
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Lucedale man gets prison in gang-related drug trafficking conspiracy (Gulfport, MS): A Lucedale man arrested in a probe of drug trafficking by Black Gangster Disciples and their associates has been sentenced to prison for his role in a conspiracy to distribute meth in George County and across southeast Mississippi.
Source: Sun Herald    Date: June 4, 2015
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