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N.J. sweep nets 50 gang members (Burlington County, NJ): Bloods, Crips, Latin Kings and even some homegrown gangs like the Muslims Over Everything are being targeted in a series of county-by-county takedowns, New Jersey officials said yesterday. Attorney General Anne Milgram visited
Source: Philadelphia Daily News    Date: October 25, 2008

Drug, gang investigation nets 65 arrests in county (Mays Landing, NJ): A countywide investigation led to the arrest of 65 people on drug and gun charges, Atlantic County Prosecutor Ted Housel announced Tuesday afternoon.
Source: The Press of Atlantic City    Date: October 22, 2008

Assault weapons, drugs, cash and eight people in custody after gang-gun-drug raid (Denville Township, NJ): Authorities arrested eight people and seized drugs and more than $145,000 in guns and cash in early morning raids in Dover, Denville and Victory Gardens on Friday, Oct. 17, and a road stop in Wharton on the same date, according to Morris County Prosecutor Robert Bianchi, in a take-down of a major gang-based drugs and weapons ring.
Source: The Citizen    Date: October 20, 2008

Another nabbed in 'Crips' gang probe (Jersey City, NJ): A Jersey City man wanted in connection with a large gang investigation was arrested yesterday when police stormed a multifamily home on Bramhall and Pacific avenues, police said.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: October 17, 2008

Gang member arrested, pit bull shot and killed in Franklin (Franklin, NJ): A reputed Bloods gang member nicknamed "Fat-Boy' is facing criminal charges and one of his pit bulls is dead after authorities shot and killed the dog as it lunged toward detectives who were attempting to use a warrant to search his home, authorities said.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: October 17, 2008

Gangs at the Shore: A two-day series on their growing presence and why they're tough to battle (New Jersey): This is a two-day special series on street gangs in the Shore area.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: October 13, 2008

Cops turn up heat on gang (Jersey City, NJ): The probe that locked up 13 alleged Crips street gang members operating out of Jersey City's Booker T. Washington housing complex is still active, and cops are scouring the streets and haunts of four more wanted men.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: October 11, 2008

Of 20 nabbed, nine charged in four murders (Jersey City, NJ): As part of a statewide crackdown on gangs, guns, and violence, authorities in Jersey City announced yesterday the arrests of 20 persons - several of whom are allegedly members of a notorious street gang in Jersey City and responsible for four murders.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: October 10, 2008

Bridgeton gang members arrested in Salem County (Salem County, NJ): Police in Salem County arrested a number of alleged gangsters from this city as part of a statewide crackdown on gang violence.
Source: The Press of Atlantic City    Date: October 9, 2008

Gang sweep nets 84 arrests across Middlesex (Middlesex, NJ): A six-month investigation involving more than a dozen law enforcement agencies resulted in the arrest of 84 alleged gang members, 18 of whom were rounded up in the last week, Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce Kaplan announced yesterday.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: October 9, 2008

Gang sweep nets at least 12 (Hudson County, NJ): Detectives with the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office spent yesterday rounding up more than a dozen alleged gang members as part of an investigation into four homicides, officials said.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: October 9, 2008

Jury gets troubling look into gang world (Trenton, NJ): A jury was given a disturbing glimpse into the inner workings of gangs as the murder trial for Jose "Boom Bat" Negrete, the leader of the Trenton set of the Latin Kings, continued yesterday.
Source: The Times    Date: October 4, 2008

50 arrested in Asbury-based probe (Asbury, NJ): Some 48 adults and two juveniles, including four reputed gang members and about a dozen of their alleged associates, have been arrested as part of a roundup targeting violent criminals and open-air drug markets, authorities said.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: October 3, 2008

Hospitals will take a look at dangers of street gangs (Brick, NJ): The proliferation of street gangs and their attendant violence has forced hospitals to take a closer look at how they can insulate themselves from a growing danger.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: September 30, 2008

Gangs recruit 12-year-olds (Englewood, NJ): Violent street gangs, eager to expand their ranks, are recruiting children as young as 12, experts warned Saturday during a forum at Galilee United Methodist Church.
Source: The Record    Date: September 28, 2008

Prosecutor responds in feud with city (Union County, NJ): The Union County prosecutor returned fire this week in a public feud with the mayor of Elizabeth over the city's gang problem, releasing details on the number of gang members in jail versus the number on the streets.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: September 26, 2008

11 caught, 1 sought in anti-gang sweep in NJ (Trenton, NJ): Several people linked to a violent Paterson-based street gang -- reportedly led by a state prison inmate -- are now facing numerous charges.
Source: Daily Record    Date: September 25, 2008

Gang leader sentenced to 15 years in prison (Trenton, NJ): The leader of the Gangster Killer Bloods faction of Trenton's violent Bloods street gang was sentenced Monday to 15 years in federal prison for his role in a large-scale drug distribution ring, U.S. Attorney Christopher J. Christie announced.
Source: The Times    Date: September 24, 2008

Gang figure sought in Irvington killings (Irvington, NJ): A reputed Bloods gang member is being sought on charges he killed four family members who were found Monday in an Irvington home that was set ablaze.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: September 13, 2008

Burlington City man accused of gang activities (Burlington City, NJ): Burlington City man is accused of running a gang-related network that dealt in guns and heroin. Ronald Kinston, 30, also known as Bang Boy, was charged with racketeering, as well as multiple drug and weapons offenses, state officials said Wednesday.
Source: Courier-Post    Date: September 11, 2008

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