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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

Communities safer after Bloods roundup (Hamilton, NJ): Area cops dealt a major blow to a Bloods street gang set whose members were trafficking in illegal guns and drugs throughout the region.
Source: The Trentonian    Date: September 11, 2008

Purported gang member turns himself in to police (Pemberton, NJ): A 22-year-old township man who police say is a known Bloods gang member surrendered to authorities Tuesday afternoon on a warrant stemming from a drug raid, police said.
Source: The Times    Date: September 4, 2008

Branchburg mom gets probation in drug bust linked to gang-member sons (Elizabeth, NJ): A Branchburg woman will be sentenced to probation after she pleaded guilty to charges connected to a drug distribution ring involving her sons, who are members of the Latin Kings street gang, according to authorities.
Source: Courier News    Date: August 27, 2008

Morris annouces major gang, drug takedown (Morris County, NJ): Eleven people, many with ties to the Latin Kings and Neta gangs, have been charged in connection with a major drug trafficking network in Morris County, authorities said today.
Source: Daily Record    Date: August 18, 2008

Two charged in drug raids were members of Bloods gang (Pemberton Township, NJ): Two men described by police as members of the Bloods street gang were among seven people charged last week during a pair of drug raids in the Browns Mills section of the township.
Source: Burlington County Times    Date: August 12, 2008

Police worry rival gangs may be cooperating (New Jersey): It was once a given that members of rival street gangs would not cooperate in their criminal endeavors. In fact, they could be counted on to physically battle someone wearing opposing colors.
Source: Asbury Park Press    Date: August 10, 2008

Members of rival gangs caught in Union County after robbery, chase (Union County, NJ): Three men and a 17-year-old boy from Elizabeth — two of whom were described by authorities as members of rival street gangs, the Bloods and the Crips — were arrested yesterday following a spree that began with stealing a car in Woodbridge and ended with a car crash in Summit.
Source: Courier News    Date: July 29, 2008

Crips, Bloods, and the suburbs as a target (Ewing Township, NJ): It was about 1 a.m. on a Wednesday when three teenagers drove down a street lined with small ranch-style homes in this quiet suburb and fired two shots through the front window, according to police officers who arrested them minutes later along with four other men in the car with guns.
Source: The New York Times    Date: July 29, 2008

Inmates injured in gang violence at county jail (Paterson, NJ): An inmate of the Passaic County Jail remained hospitalized Saturday with a broken jaw following an incident of gang violence that left eight inmates injured and forced officials to lock down the facility for more than four hours, authorities said.
Source: The Herald News    Date: July 27, 2008

Bloods sets could turn West Ward into bloodbath (Trenton, NJ): For the second time in two months, police are on high alert over the possibility of an erupting gang war.
Source: The Trentonian    Date: July 25, 2008

'Gang-related' Heights stabbing of man, 19 (Jersey City, NJ): A 19-year-old man was punched and stabbed several times in the Jersey City Heights Monday in what reports indicate was a gang-related incident.
Source: The Jersey Journal    Date: July 23, 2008

Raids in three counties net drug-ring suspects (Paterson, NJ): It was not your everyday drug bust: Among those removed from their homes in three counties was an employee of the city of Paterson who is charged with dealing heroin.
Source: The Star-Ledger    Date: July 10, 2008

Fifteen reputed gang members facing charges (Trenton, NJ): Fifteen reputed members of the Nine Trey Headbustas street gang, including two from Salem County, were indicted Tuesday by a state grand jury on charges they operated a Camden street gang.
Source: Gloucester County Times    Date: July 9, 2008

Towns take proactive approach to fight graffiti (Gloucester County, NJ): Several towns throughout Gloucester County have adopted anti-graffiti ordinances in the past months, a growing trend officials are praising as "proactive."
Source: Courier-Post    Date: July 2, 2008

100 held as gang members statewide (New Jersey): Federal agents and local police arrested nearly 100 alleged gang members and associates around New Jersey last week, immigration officials announced Monday.
Source: The Record    Date: June 24, 2008

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