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Pike Co. Sheriff: 16 charged in gang-related drug ring (Pike County, OH): Sixteen people are facing charges in connection to drug trafficking with gang ties, Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader announced Thursday.
Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer    Date: July 6, 2017

Pike County sheriff outlines series of drug busts (Waverly, OH): Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader said Thursday that the alert he issued a week ago telling people that gang members might have been planning to come to southern Ohio to kill snitches was no joke.
Source: The Columbus Dispatch    Date: July 6, 2017

Ohio sheriffs disagree over Pike County ‘criminal gang’ warning (Pike County, OH): The neighboring sheriffs of Pike County and Scioto County are in disagreement over “criminal gang” activity allegedly headed to southern Ohio this weekend.
Source: Dayton Daily News    Date: June 30, 2017

Former Columbus gang leader not surprised MS-13 could be headed to Pike County (Columbus, OH): An ex-gang leader who served time behind bars and is now trying to end the violence in Columbus, believes he knows why an international criminal gang could be targeting Southern Ohio.
Source: WSYX 6 News    Date: June 28, 2017

Local experts say gang threats and safety alert in Pike County should be taken seriously (Pike County, OH): Pike County officials are on alert ahead of the threat of gang violence in the area this coming weekend. Sheriff Charles Reader sent an alert Monday that law enforcement had intelligence that gangs MS-13 and Columbus based "Konvicted Family" planned to "take out" suspected "snitches" and release "hot shots" of laced heroin into the community.
Source: WRGT FOX 45 News    Date: June 28, 2017

Safety alert issued by Pike County, Ohio sheriff for possible gang activity (Pike County, OH): Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader is warning gang members could be coming to the county this weekend. According to a Facebook post, Sheriff Reader says MS-13, an international gang, and/or Konvicted Family gang members are allegedly coming to the county.
Source: WSAZ 3 News    Date: June 26, 2017

10 Cincinnati gang members arrested in fentanyl raids, 4 still on the run (Cincinnati, OH): Ten members of a gang suspected of selling fentanyl in Cincinnati were picked up in a series of raids Monday morning. Police are asking for help finding four more suspects who are on the run.
Source: WKRC 12 News    Date: June 26, 2017

East Cleveland gang-related homicide has Police ready to activate gang task force (East Cleveland, OH): East Cleveland Police are looking into key leads that they hope will help them make an arrest in the gang-related shooting of 17-year-old Ben Martin.
Source: News 5 Cleveland    Date: June 13, 2017

Man found guilty in drive-by shooting that killed 3-year-old (Cleveland, OH): A man charged in a drive-by shooting that killed a 3-year-old Ohio boy in 2015 has been found guilty of murder and other charges.
Source: WHIO News    Date: June 12, 2017

Gang member targeted by barbershop shooter gets life in prison in downtown stabbing (Cleveland, OH): A member of the street gang Loyal Always who was shot in 2015 by convicted Warrensville Heights barbershop triple murderer Douglas Shine was sentenced to life in prison in a deadly downtown stabbing.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: June 8, 2017

Ex-Gang leaders meet in Columbus to help curb the violence (Columbus, OH): The founding fathers of some of the nation's most notorious gangs are in Columbus this weekend, to help parents, kids, and community leaders bring an end to street gang violence.
Source: WSYX 6 News    Date: June 2, 2017

Former gang member changes story, says he didn't see Major Howard's killing (Cleveland, OH): The self-described former gang member who previously identified Donnell "Nell" Lindsey as a suspect in Major Howard's slaying testified Wednesday that he never actually saw anyone shoot the 3-year-old boy.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: June 1, 2017

Teen accused of Crips gang activity kept in jail (Butler County, OH): A 16-year-old Warren County teenager accused of participating in a criminal gang and recruiting others for the Crips street gang in West Chester Twp. will remain behind bars until a June pre-trial hearing.
Source: Dayton Daily News    Date: May 17, 2017

Gang Member, Steubenville Shooting Suspect Arrested (Jefferson County, OH): The U.S. Marshals, members of the Mountain State Fugitive Task Force, and Steubenville Police Officials arrested a gang member wanted for several charges.
Source: WTRF 7 News    Date: May 17, 2017

Teen, man shot in Glenville are suspected gang members, police say (Cleveland, OH): A 15-year-old boy and a 19-year-old man injured in a Wednesday shooting in the city's Glenville neighborhood are suspected gang members, according to police.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: May 12, 2017

Local teen accused of having ties to Crips street gang (Butler County, OH): A Warren County teen, accused of trying to recruit for the Crips street gang and fomenting “war” with rivals, is in the Butler County Detention Center, charged with robbery, participating in criminal gangs, improper furnishing of firearms to a minor and felonious assault.
Source: Dayton Daily News    Date: May 5, 2017

Two members of Heartless Felons gang convicted of Tremont carjackings (Cleveland, OH): Two members of a notorious Cleveland street gang are convicted in several carjackings that terrorized the Tremont neighborhood. A total of five gang members will now be punished for the crimes that happened two summers ago.
Source: WJW FOX8 News    Date: May 3, 2017

Ohio Supreme Court will hear Instagram intimidation case connected to Cleveland gang dispute (Cleveland, OH): The Ohio Supreme Court will hear a challenge to a lower court's ruling ordering a new trial for a man convicted of robbing and shooting his longtime friend, after his lawyer was kicked off the case when an edited video of the shooting victim's police interrogation showed up on Instagram.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: April 24, 2017

Ohio Supreme Court will hear Instagram intimidation case connected to Cleveland gang dispute (Cleveland, OH): The Ohio Supreme Court will hear a challenge to a lower court's ruling ordering a new trial for a man convicted of robbing and shooting his longtime friend, after his lawyer was kicked off the case when an edited video of the shooting victim's police interrogation showed up on Instagram.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: April 24, 2017

Man charged in four Cleveland gang shootings that left five dead (Cleveland, OH): A 25-year-old Cleveland man already charged in two deadly shootings that left three men dead earlier this year faces charges in two more killings dating back to 2015.
Source: The Plain Dealer    Date: April 21, 2017

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