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CSO: Catoosa murder may be gang-related (Claremore, OK): Tulsa Police Department detectives and Rogers County Sheriff’s Office investigators believe the murder of a man found shot to death in Catoosa on Aug. 12 could be gang-related.
Source: The Daily Progress    Date: August 25, 2016

Tulsa gang member faces murder trial in shooting of rival gang member (Tulsa, OK): A Tulsa man accused of shooting a member of a rival gang in the head during an argument outside a north Tulsa house must face trial on a charge of first-degree murder, a Tulsa County judge ruled Thursday.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: August 5, 2016

People in gangs DA team focus (Tulsa, OK): People making up Tulsa gangs are the focus of the Tulsa County District Attorney’s Gang Unit. Isaac S.B. Shields, who directs the unit, labels those members as terrorists and vows to help law-abiding citizens take the community back.
Source: Tulsa Business & Legal News    Date: August 1, 2016

Gang charges added against four accused of beating man to death on north Tulsa street (Tulsa, OK): Four of five males charged with murdering a man by beating him to death on a north Tulsa street in March are members of the Hoover Crips criminal street gang, Tulsa County prosecutors allege.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: July 29, 2016

One of Tulsa's ‘Most Wanted' arrested for gang-related offense, shooting with intent to kill (Tulsa, OK): A man deemed most wanted by Tulsa police has been captured. Lauryn Robbins, 19, was taken into custody recently and booked on complaint of shooting with intent to kill, seven counts of use of a vehicle in discharge of a weapon, gang-related offense, intimidation of a witness, possession of a firearm after juvenile adjudication and possession of a firearm by adjudicated delinquent.
Source: KJRH 2 News    Date: July 20, 2016

Men charged in gang-related north Tulsa shots, intimidation of witness in 2015 drive-by homicide (Tulsa, OK): Two teenagers were charged Friday with nearly a dozen felonies each in connection with the gang-related firing of shots in April and the intimidation of a witness in a 2015 gang-related murder case.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: July 9, 2016

Alleged Irish Mob gang members charged with kidnapping murder-case witness (Tulsa, OK): Two alleged Irish Mob gang members were charged Tuesday with intimidation and multiple counts of kidnapping on allegations that they held hostage a witness in a murder case and her children and threatened to kill the woman.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: June 22, 2016

Violent gang vandalizes Owasso Car wash (Owasso, OK) : While washing her car at the Dirty Dawg Carwash, Sandara Bennett noticed gang symbols spray painted in black on the walls. I think they look pretty bad, I remember you didn’t really used to see things like that around here,” said Bennett. Owasso Police said the markings with letter J next to the number 13 on the wall represents the Jauritos 13 gang out of Mexico.
Source: KJRH 2 News    Date: June 14, 2016

Gang arrests made in Oklahoma Panhandle (Guymon, OK): Two members of the La Mirada Locos (LML) Gang were arrested in the Oklahoma Panhandle last month. The Hooker Police Deparment arrested one LML member for outstanding warrants out of Texas County on April 28. Another LML member was interviewed as part of HPD's investigation into ongoing gang activity in the Hooker and Guymon areas.
Source: KVII ABC 7 News    Date: May 25, 2016

Police name suspected gang member charged in car-to-car shooting Tulsa's Most Wanted fugitive (Tulsa, OK): A teenager who allegedly pursued a vehicle and opened fire at it in an apparent gang-related dispute has been named the city’s Most Wanted fugitive by the Tulsa Police Department.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: May 14, 2016

Guns and drugs: Tulsa police crack down on 'motel row' (Tulsa, OK): The Mingo Valley District, off of Highway 169, is a concentration for the Tulsa Police Department. Officers say that is an area where drug deals and gun trades happen most often in the Tulsa metro.
Source: KTUL 8 News    Date: May 9, 2016

Oklahoma City gang leaders convicted in connection with cocaine operation (Oklahoma City, OK): Three gang leaders tied to a large Oklahoma City cocaine operation have been convicted by a federal jury, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
Source: KOCO 5 News    Date: May 2, 2016

2 men arrested for gang-related offenses in south Tulsa (Tulsa, OK): Two men were arrested Friday night near 51st Street and South Lewis on outstanding felony warrants. Police say Kalen Crocker and Lauryn Robbins were arrested after a short chase that started in the Arbors of Southern Hills apartment complex further south on Lewis.
Source: KTUL 8 News    Date: April 30, 2016

Charges dropped in Oklahoma prison alleged drone smuggling attempt, pending lab tests (Tulsa, OK): Charges against a Tulsa man accused of using a drone in an attempt to smuggle contraband into an Oklahoma prison last October were dropped Thursday as prosecutors await analysis of fingerprint evidence.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: April 8, 2016

Oklahoma City man shot in front of family accused by shooters of belonging to gang (Oklahoma City, OK): An Oklahoma City man who moments before had been eating dinner with his family was shot in his apartment Tuesday after a group of men accused him of belonging to a rival gang, Oklahoma City police reported.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: March 9, 2016

Man charged with murder in 2015 gang-related barber shop shooting testifies against co-defendant (Tulsa, OK): A man with ties to a Tulsa street gang’s large-scale drug business testified Thursday against his co-defendant in a fatal shooting at a north Tulsa barber shop in February 2015.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: March 4, 2016

Four alleged gang members headed to murder trial in death of girl killed in drive-by shooting (Tulsa, OK): Four alleged Tulsa street gang members must face trial on charges of murder and related offenses linked to a drive-by shooting that killed a 16-year-old girl, a Tulsa County judge ruled Thursday.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: February 26, 2016

Oklahoma City's homicide number climbs in 2015 (Oklahoma City, OK): Oklahoma City saw 88 homicides in 2015. That figure includes seven cases in which police shot and killed a suspect and two cases that police suspect were murder-suicides. The total is a sharp increase from the previous year, during which Oklahoma City police reported just 62 homicides.
Source: Daily Oklahoman    Date: January 2, 2016

Curbing gang involvement starts as young as 11 (Tulsa, OK): Gang prevention is starting as early as fifth grade, and officials cannot always keep pace with the changing identifiers. Because of a recent uptick in gang violence in Tulsa — increasingly perpetrated by children and teens — police and outreach workers say prevention efforts need to begin as early as possible.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: November 16, 2015

Getting an eyeful: Spend a shift on Tulsa streets with Gang Unit officers (Tulsa, OK): Gang Unit Officers Andy Dawson and Korey Scott leave the Tulsa Police Department’s Mingo Valley Division just after 11 a.m. with a higher-than-average note of optimism. The good weather is ideal for contacting gang members and their associates. It’s also a good time for finding and seizing illegally owned firearms — a main trade and tool for gangs. An emphasis on that is how police are trying to deconstruct gangs.
Source: Tulsa World    Date: November 15, 2015

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