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North Carolina gang member receives ten year sentence (Raleigh, NC): An Ahoskie, North Carolina, man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to being a felon in possession of firearms.
Source: WTKR NewsChannel 3    Date: April 19, 2018

WPD: Validated gang member arrested for shooting, assaulting woman (Wilmington, NC): Wilmington Police arrested Koredreese Tyson, 25, Wednesday for a shooting that happened over the weekend.
Source: WWAY NewsChannel 3    Date: April 19, 2018

Validated gang member could spend nearly 14 years in prison on drug charges (New Hanover County, NC): A validated Bloods gang member was sentenced Tuesday morning to 9.75 to 13.75 years in prison after pleading guilty to several drug charges.
Source: WECT 6 News    Date: April 17, 2018

How Police in One City Are Using Tech to Fight Gangs (High Point, NC): The High Point, N.C., Police Department is nationally known as a leader in innovative policing, particularly on issues of domestic violence. Over the past decade, High Point's dedicated strategy of "focused deterrence" has led to a three-fold drop in domestic abuser homicides.
Source: Governing    Date: April 11, 2018

Plan to fight gang crime defeated in small Richmond County town (Hamlet, NC): A plan to fight growing concerns about gangs in one small, local town was voted down by city council. Hamlet police say gangs have been tied to more than 500 crimes just in the last three years; from murders to drugs.
Source: WSOC 9 News    Date: April 11, 2018

North Carolina Gang Member Sentenced For Link To Murders (Charlotte, NC): A federal judge has sentenced a Charlotte-area gang member to 13 years in prison for her part in the murders of a Lake Wylie couple.
Source: WFAE    Date: March 30, 2018

A Call for Gun Violence Prevention (North Carolina): If North Carolina can fight opioid overdoses, advocates ask, why not recognize and treat gun violence as a public health threat too?
Source: North Carolina Health News    Date: March 23, 2018

Suspected MS-13 gang members charged in NC with Virginia murder (Raleigh, NC): Members of a U.S. Marshals Service task force on Monday detained two suspected MS-13 gang members who are wanted in Virginia for murder.
Source: The News & Observer    Date: March 20, 2018

North Carolina Drug Ring Dismantled (North Carolina): One-time major suppliers of cocaine, heroin, and marijuana in North Carolina’s Triangle region will be spending decades behind bars, thanks to local, state, and federal law enforcement partners determined to stop violent gangs that profit from narcotics trafficking.
Source:    Date: March 19, 2018

Dozens of bloods gang members plead guilty in NC (Charlotte, NC): The U.S. Attorney's Office announced a major takedown this week of the Bloods Gang. 83 members were arrested last May and this week U.S. Attorney Andrew Murray said 35 of them have entered guilty pleas.
Source: Spectrum News     Date: March 13, 2018

Gang members take guilty pleas (Gastonia, NC): Five Cleveland County residents are among 35 gang members who recently pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy and other charges. Members of the Nine Trey Gangsters set of the United Blood Nation include high-ranking leaders within the organization.
Source: Gaston Gazette    Date: March 12, 2018

New Hanover looks at more SROs, measures to secure schools (New Hanover County, NC) : When Lt. Eric Brown walked the halls of Wilmington’s Hoggard High School Monday, he was one of several law enforcement officers at the school.
Source: StarNews    Date: March 12, 2018

Brothers, rival gang members face drug charges (Burlington, NC): Two Burlington brothers in rival gangs were arrested Friday, March 9, on various drug charges after a search of a Burlington residence.
Source: Times-News    Date: March 12, 2018

Acting ‘godfather’ of East Coast Bloods among those pleading guilty to Charlotte-based charges (Charlotte, NC): Almost three dozen accused United Blood Nation gang members – including a “godfather” who helped run East Coast operations from a New York prison cell – have pleaded guilty to charges outlined in a sweeping federal indictment issued in Charlotte last year.
Source: The Charlotte Observer    Date: March 12, 2018

Wilmington Bloods Gang members sentenced in federal court (Wilmington, NC): Several Wilmington gang members who gathered guns to prepare for a confrontation with a rival gang in Goldsboro are going to prison.
Source: WWAY NewsChannel 3    Date: March 9, 2018

Wilmington Bloods member sentenced in plot to hit rival gang (Raleigh, NC): A Wilmington man was the last of 11 members of a local Bloods street gang subset to be sentenced to federal prison in a plot to carry out a hit on a rival gang in Goldsboro, according to a news release.
Source: StarNews    Date: March 9, 2018

Fayetteville's 'Priority No. 1' gang leader gets 35 years in prison (Fayetteville, NC): A gang leader authorities dubbed "Priority No. 1" has been sentenced to 35 years in federal prison for orchestrating shootings, home invasions, carjackings and other crimes in the Fayetteville area, authorities said Wednesday.
Source: WRAL 5 News    Date: March 7, 2018

Let the jury decide, says judge who released accused murderer from jail (Durham, NC): A prosecutor says Elijah Everett bought toboggans and gloves preparing to retaliate after his friend was shot to death.
Source: The Herald-Sun     Date: March 5, 2018

Six charged in gang shootout in Princeville (Princeville, NC): Local and state authorities arrested six suspects last week in connection to a broad daylight gangland-style shootout between Bloods and Crips in Princeville that caught in the crossfire a loaded school bus and a bystander who sustained injuries.
Source: Rocky Mountain Telegraph    Date: March 3, 2018

N.C. Supreme Court to hear Racial Justice Act death row cases (Fayetteville, NC): The North Carolina Supreme Court has agreed to consider whether three death row inmates from Fayetteville-area homicides will get another chance to commute their sentences to life without parole, the North Carolina Coalition for Alternatives to the Death Penalty said Friday.
Source: The Fayetteville Observer    Date: March 2, 2018

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