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Drug, gang raid under way across Morris County (Morristown, NJ): The Morris County Prosecutor's Office, as well as officers from 18 federal, state, county and local law enforcement agencies, swept through several Morris County towns today, as well as locations in Essex County, making numerous arrests and seizing narcotics belonging to suspected illegal drug distributors and gang members, authorities announced.
Source: Daily Record    Date: December 12, 2008

NJ anti-gang crackdown arrests more than 1,800 (Trenton, NJ): More than 1,800 suspects have been arrested as part of New Jersey's statewide anti-gang initiative.
Source: The Press of Atlantic City    Date: December 9, 2008

Five more arrested in ongoing gang drug probe (Essex County, NJ): An investigation into the drug activity of the Crips and the Bloods gangs in Essex County and elsewhere resulted in five arrests yesterday, bringing to nine the number of suspects rounded up so far in the year-long operation, authorities said.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: December 5, 2008

Nine reputed gang members arrested in drug bust (Newark , NJ): Nine reputed gang members who authorities say were involved in drug and handgun sales and violence throughout New Jersey have been arrested, state and federal officials announced Thursday.
Source: The Inquirer    Date: December 4, 2008

Cell phones in prison mean business as usual for gangs (Trenton, NJ): The blue-ribbon booty inside the state's 14 prisons is the same wonder tool that people on the outside increasingly cannot live without -- the cell phone.
Source: Daily Record    Date: November 30, 2008

Authorities: Gang crackdown in Camden yields results (Camden, NJ): In the past six months a special operation targeting gang and other violent offenders in the Camden area resulted in more than 300 arrests, 40 gun seizures and thousands in cash and narcotics, officials announced on Wednesday.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: November 27, 2008

East Orange gang crackdown spurs arrests of 32 suspects (Orange, NJ): Targeting mainly members of a violent Bloods street gang, East Orange police have spent the past five days raiding city locations and arresting people on a variety of gun-running, drug trafficking and other criminal charges, Police Chief Ronald Borgo said yesterday.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: November 26, 2008

Raids net suspects in heroin sales ring (New Jersey): Continuing a statewide effort that has targeted guns, gangs and violent crime, authorities yesterday arrested more than a dozen people accused of taking part in a large-scale heroin distribution ring spread across Union, Essex and Hudson counties.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: November 21, 2008

Pastors give insight into gang problem (Vineland, NJ): Criminal street gang activity in Cumberland County appears to be tamped down compared to a year ago, according to some pastors with reason to know.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: November 20, 2008

Nurses get primer on gangs (Camden, NJ): The scenarios were hypothetical, but the implications were real. Officers from the New Jersey State Parole Board's Street Gang Unit explained gang signs, colors, clothing and codes to about 25 medical personnel from Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden on Wednesday because it could save their lives.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: November 20, 2008

Weehawken police interrupt suspected gang recruitment meeting and walk away with 'valuable' notebook (Hamilton Park, NJ): Authorities believe they seized a notebook containing valuable information about the Bloods street gang organization and membership when Weehawken police broke up a suspected recruiting meeting in Hamilton Park on Friday, officials said.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: November 19, 2008

Investigation shows gang leaders continue activity in prison (New Jersey): Imprisoned leaders of the Bloods street gang - with the help of corrupt corrections officers and staff as well as visitors - are remaining in control of the criminal organization through the use of cell phones smuggled into New Jersey's state prisons and county jails and by manipulating prison phones, State Commission of Investigation agents said today.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: November 18, 2008

Two more arrests at Dickinson High, and a gang attack reported (Jersey City, NJ): There were two more arrests outside Dickinson High School yesterday afternoon, and three students were attacked by a gang not far from the Jersey City school, police said this morning.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: November 18, 2008

Gang sweep proves presence in NJ, crime-fighters say (New Jersey): Federal agents arrested 32 reputed gang members in northern Passaic and Morris counties today, the same day a state panel heard alarming testimony about the growth and proliferation of gangs in New Jersey.
Source: The Record    Date: November 18, 2008

Latin Kings gang member arrested in North Plainfield on cocaine charges (North Plainfield, NJ): A member of the Latin Kings gang has been arrested on cocaine charges following a three-month investigation by the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office Organized Crime and Narcotics Task Force, the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office Gangs and Guns Task Force, the North Plainfield Police Department and the Manville Police Department K-9 Unit.
Source: Courier News    Date: November 13, 2008

Kids in North Jersey get a stark view of gang violence (Bergen, NJ): Police are making sometimes graphic gang awareness presentations to middle schoolers throughout North Jersey.
Source: The Record    Date: November 9, 2008

County gang sweep nets 59 (Woodbury, NJ): Nearly 60 people, all of them with alleged ties to various violent street gangs, have been arrested following a five-month investigation into gang activity in suburban Gloucester County.
Source: Gloucester County Times    Date: November 7, 2008

Authorities announce Cape May Co. gang crackdown (Cape May County, NJ): Authorities in Cape May county have teamed up with the state to crack down on gang crime happening in their municipalities. Officials say being proactive, they can help keep their streets clean and safe.
Source: WMGM NBC 40    Date: November 5, 2008

Bergen probe nets reputed gang members on drug, gun charges (Bergen, NJ): Five reputed members of the Crips street gang suspected of peddling drugs and selling guns were arrested after an undercover investigation in Bergen County, authorities said.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: October 31, 2008

Prosecutor offers warning on street gangs (Vineland, NJ): The Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office and U.S. State’s Attorney’s Office are co-sponsoring the fourth annual Gang Awareness Conference on Nov. 19 at Cumberland County College.
Source: The Daily Journal    Date: October 29, 2008

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