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Gangs Becoming a Problem in N.D. (Cass County, ND): If you thought gangs weren't a problem in North Dakota-- you thought wrong. Cass County Sheriff Paul D. Laney says the gang activity being seen across the state is not only in the west. Street gangs and motorcycle gangs can be seen in the east too. At the Association of Counties meeting today county officials were able to learn a little more about the signs of gang activity and how to put a stop to it.
Source: KX News    Date: October 27, 2015

Police: Man assaulted/burned after breaking Latin Kings gang rules (Fargo, ND): Fargo Police say they believe broken gang rules led to the kidnapping and beating of a fellow Latin Kings gang member.
Source: WDAY 6 News    Date: September 3, 2015

Alleged Fargo gang member charged with drug possession (Fargo, ND): A member of alleged Fargo gang Lic Squad was charged Friday with possession of a controlled substance, a felony.
Source: INFORUM    Date: July 31, 2015

Gang activity suspected (Fargo, ND): King Patterson said he was headed to a prayer meeting on a recent Friday when he stopped by Carmen Berry's house in south Fargo. Patterson, 40, had been to the house dozens of times, but this visit stood out because of who else showed up.
Source: The Jamestown Sun    Date: May 11, 2015

For months, Fargo gang information was withheld from city hall (Fargo, ND): Former Fargo Police Chief Keith Ternes withheld information about a recent surge in criminal gang activity from his superiors in city hall. Interim Police Chief Dave Todd tells KFGO News that police first identified the problem in March, 2014. Todd says he shared the information with city leaders the following January 30, a few weeks after he was appointed to take over the department in the wake of Ternes' resignation.
Source: KFGO News    Date: May 7, 2015

What defines a gang? (Fargo, ND): The Metro Area Street Crimes Unit, recently formed to quash what police describe as an upsurge in gang activity here, is faced with the sometimes tricky task of determining what is a gang and who is a gangster.
Source: INFORUM    Date: May 3, 2015

Fargo police persistent in pursuit of gangs (Fargo, ND): On any given afternoon at Countryside Trailer Court, you'll find kids riding bicycles, dribbling basketballs and laughing on trampolines. Several dilapidated mobile homes and junk-filled yards mar the landscape but, other than that, this neighborhood in south Fargo is like most others.
Source: The Jamestown Sun    Date: April 20, 2015

"Lic Squad" Says They Are Not A Gang, Claiming Police Targeting (Fargo, ND): A mom, with children in the “Lic Squad” says her boys are a music group, not gang members. Members of the “Lic Squad” say police are targeting them. Yesterday, we told you about a new street crime unit trying to clean up local gang activity.
Source: Valley News Live    Date: April 10, 2015

Stopping gang activity becoming full-time job for some of region's officers (Fargo, ND): Eliminating gang activity is going to be a full-time job for six officers from the police departments in Fargo and West Fargo, and the Cass County and possibly Clay County sheriff's departments, as part of a street crimes law enforcement unit launched earlier this month.
Source: Grand Forks Herald    Date: April 9, 2015

A Winning Approach for Parents to Deal with Gang Activity in the Valley (Fargo, ND): Some as young as 14 are getting swept up into gang activity. A problem happening right here in the Valley. Authorities says that's not surprising because young teens tend to need to feel a sense of belonging and this is unfortunately, one way.
Source: Valley News Live    Date: April 9, 2015

Ex-Air Force captain who led violent gang gets 25-year sentence (Minot, ND): A former officer at Minot Air Force Base convicted of leading a violent gang has been sentenced to 25 years at the U.S. Penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kansas.
Source: Stars and Stripes    Date: February 7, 2015

Missileer who ran 'violent street gang' gets 25 years (Minot, ND): A Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, missileer whom the Air Force said was the leader of a violent street gang that arranged for the exchange of money for sex with underage girls, distributed drugs and gave alcohol to teenagers was sentenced in December to 25 years in prison and a dismissal, the Air Force said Friday.
Source: Air Force Times    Date: February 2, 2015

Shooting shows gang presence in North Dakota (Dickinson, ND) : Gang members from Bakersfield, Calif., have a violent presence in western North Dakota, according to federal and state court documents.
Source: The Bismarck Tribune    Date: December 23, 2014

Violence Between Groups Strikes South Fargo (Fargo, ND): An ongoing dispute between two groups erupted in south Fargo today. The fight broke out at Countryside Trailer Court this afternoon, following an attempted break-in early this morning.
Source: KFYR-TV 5 News    Date: October 2, 2014

Gang Activity On the Rise in Fargo (Fargo, ND): "They're going out on the hunt" said local Michael Toth. Gangs are starting to emerge from the shadows here in Fargo. In the matter of a three week span leading up to the beginning of August Fargo Police have had a lot more contact with criminal organizations and gangs.
Source: KVRR FOX News    Date: September 16, 2014

Police Want Businesses Alert For Gang Members (Fargo, ND): A Fargo bar recently implemented a dress code for its customers, as per a suggestion from local law enforcement citing increased gang activity in the area. The new dress code at Shotgun Sally's does not allow baggie clothes, jerseys, chains, or flat brim baseball caps.
Source:    Date: September 11, 2014

Prosecutor reveals more details in stabbing death west of Grand Forks (Grand Forks, ND): More alleged gang activity and a second knife-wielder in a deadly stabbing near Grand Forks were mentioned Tuesday during the arraignment of three men and a woman.
Source: WDAY 6 News    Date: March 12, 2014

Man pleads guilty for his role with violent drug trafficking gang on North Dakota's oil patch (Fargo, ND): A man accused of participating in a violent drug trafficking ring in the North Dakota oil patch pleaded guilty Wednesday to drug conspiracy and weapons charges.
Source: The Republic    Date: October 16, 2013

A horrific gang-related shooting that leaves an innocent woman dead (Fargo, ND): It remains one of the most senseless crimes in the Valley, and it shook communities to the core. This week we focus on the horrific gang-related shooting of Cherryl Tendeland.
Source: WDAY 6 News    Date: August 12, 2013

Bismarck Police Department dispels gang rumors (Bismarck, ND) : A lot of women in Bismarck may have been thinking twice about walking across a parking lot alone after a rumor that circulated throughout the city during the past week. The rumor talked about gangs of Somali men following women in parking lots to attack them.
Source: KFYR-TV 5 News    Date: December 9, 2011

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