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Welcome to the Gang-Related News Articles page. This page provides a list of articles pertaining to gangs and gang-related activities from various U.S. and Canadian news sources. A link to the source of each article is provided. The list of articles can be refined and filtered by date and limited to a specific state or Canadian province or territory.

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Suspected ‘Hustling Under Pressure’ gang member sentenced to 39 years in prison by Montgomery County jury (Conroe, TX): An alleged member of the “Hustling Under Pressure” gang has been sentenced to 39 years in prison after being linked to numerous jugging incidents and other crimes throughout the Houston area, the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office said.
Source: KIAH 39 News    Date: August 27, 2018

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol Detains Four Gang Members (Edinburg, TX): U.S. Border Patrol agents throughout the Rio Grande Valley arrested three Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang members and one 18th Street gang member. On Friday, agents assigned to the McAllen station arrested two MS-13 gang members in separate incidents. Both men are Salvadoran nationals and their record checks revealed affiliation to the gang. The subjects also have prior orders of removal.
Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection    Date: August 27, 2018

Thursday’s federal drug bust is not the end game (Killeen, TX): Job security is not a problem for law enforcement officers. The bust announced on Thursday that took more than 5 pounds of methamphetamine and 22 firearms off the streets of Central Texas was just a drop in the bucket.
Source: Killeen Daily Herald    Date: August 19, 2018

Who are the Gangster Disciples? More info coming to light about Killeen drug gang (Killeen, TX): Law enforcement across the nation have been tracking the Gangster Disciple street gang since the 1990s, according to FBI reports on the gang. Some of their members were arrested in Killeen and Waco during a recent drug investigation.
Source: Killeen Daily Herald    Date: August 17, 2018

Known gang members sought on open felony warrants, HPD says (Houston, TX): Houston police are asking the public for help finding two men named in felony warrants in Harris County. Ivory Vershone Brown and Frenton Lamark Price are both documented gang members from the Lakewood neighborhood of northeast Houston, police said.
Source: KPRC Click 2 Houston    Date: August 16, 2018

Gang member, six-time felon sentenced to life in prison in drug case (Waco, TX): A gang member with six prior felony convictions was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday after his conviction for dealing methamphetamine in Waco.
Source: Waco Tribune-Herald    Date: August 15, 2018

Judge sentences Mexican Mafia members to life without parole in San Antonio-area cop killing (San Antonio, TX): He had one foot in law enforcement and the other in gangs, pretending to be a member of the Texas Mexican Mafia.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: August 15, 2018

Gang members in custody after pursuit through northeast Houston, 1 still at large (Houston, TX): A pursuit of wanted gang members in northeast Houston ended inside a residential area Wednesday. Police are still looking for at least one suspect.
Source: San Antonio Express-News    Date: August 15, 2018

Texas Anti-Gang Center makes arrest in July shooting (Lubbock, TX): Roger Lusk, 18, is now in custody charged with aggravated assault in connection to a July 10th shooting in the area of 19th Street and Avenue O. Lusk, who had an outstanding warrant for his arrest, turned himself in last night to investigators with the Texas Anti-Gang Center.
Source: KCBD NewsChannel 11    Date: August 15, 2018

Known gang member sought after jumping bail, HPD says (Houston, TX): Houston police said they are asking the public for help locating a fugitive. Jaydaniel Martinez is a documented gang member from the Rosewood neighborhood in northeast Houston, police said.
Source: KPRC Click 2 Houston    Date: August 14, 2018

Federal documents: Central Lubbock shooting part of feud between gangs (Lubbock, TX): A July 10 shooting that injured an 18-year-old woman stemmed from a feud between rival street gang members, according to federal documents filed in connection with a weapons charge against an 18-year-old man, who said he was the gunmen’s intended target.
Source: Lubbock Avalanche-Journal    Date: August 9, 2018

3 MS-13 gang members sentenced in brutal 2015 slaying (Houston, TX): Three MS-13 gang members have all been sentenced to prison for their involvement in the murder of a man in November 2015, the Harris County District Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.
Source: KPRC Click 2 Houston    Date: August 8, 2018

Sheriff talks anti-gang unit and how they're trying to stop gangs in Lubbock (Lubbock, TX): The new Anti-Gang Center has taken on more cases, trying to put an end to the gang-related crimes in the South Plains area. The unit has been operating for a little over six months now, and already law enforcement in the area is seeing the benefits of the law agencies joining forces to combat gangs.
Source: KAMC News    Date: August 8, 2018

Leader of popular Houston rap label, The Sauce Factory, responds to ‘gang' accusations (Houston, TX): The leader of a popular rap label responded to accusations that his label is actually a documented gang. The Sauce Factory, or TSF, has been described in state court documents as “known for criminal activity” and in federal court documents as a “documented gang” that “in addition to their gang activities, TSF is a known rap group with an online presence and following.”
Source: KPRC Click 2 Houston    Date: August 8, 2018

5 documented gang members with over 118 prior charges accused of pharmacy burglary, HPD says (Houston, TX): Houston police said five documented gang members from northeast Houston worked together to burglarize a southwest Houston pharmacy on Aug. 6. The five men were caught after leaving the area, police said. They were found in possession of numerous tools used in the burglary, including a heavy-duty grinder, pry bars, a crowbar and bolt cutters, according to police.
Source: KPRC Click 2 Houston    Date: August 6, 2018

Wichita Falls PD: Man threatened pregnant girlfriend with gun after assault (Wichita Falls, TX): A documented gang member is accused of threatening his girlfriend who is eight months pregnant with a gun after an argument that reportedly turned physical.
Source: Times Record News    Date: August 6, 2018

Border Patrol arrests MS-13, Paisas gang suspects on Texas border near El Paso (El Paso, TX): The U.S. Border Patrol recently arrested an alleged pair of MS-13 and Paisa gang members accused of illegally crossing the Texas border in the El Paso area, officials said.
Source: El Paso Times    Date: August 2, 2018

Two with gang ties sought after botched theft at local Family Dollar (Waco, TX): Police say they’re looking for two men with gang ties and lengthy records in connection with a botched shoplifting earlier this month at a Waco Family Dollar store during which one of the suspects fought with an officer who was trying to arrest him.
Source: KWTX 10 News    Date: August 1, 2018

Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol arrests five gang members and two criminal aliens (Edinburg, TX): Over the weekend, U.S. Border Patrol Agents across the Rio Grande Valley arrested one 18th street gang member, four MS-13 gang members, and two criminal aliens. On Friday, Weslaco agents apprehended an adult male Salvadoran national whose record checks revealed he is an 18th Street gang member.
Source: U.S. Customs and Border Protection    Date: July 30, 2018

Man indicted, accused of stabbing rival gang member in North Lubbock (Lubbock, TX): A Lubbock County grand jury indicted a 27-year-old man this week after he was arrested in connection with a stabbing earlier this month at a north Lubbock trailer park.
Source: Lubbock Avalanche-Journal    Date: July 26, 2018

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