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Police: 2 men shot in gang related incident (Salt Lake City, UT): Two males were shot with a shotgun Sunday in an incident that authorities say was gang related.
Source: KUTV Channel 2 News    Date: November 1, 2015

An inside look at the Salt Lake Metro Gang Unit (Salt Lake City, UT): Officers describe it as a hamster wheel, a never-ending cycle of trying to stop crime, and criminals from committing more. "It's all tied in, gangs, money, guns. It's all interwoven," said unit officer Zach Van Emmerik. There's about 100 known gangs in the Salt Lake Valley, and 2,500 to 3,500 documented gang members from local groups to those that are nationally known.
Source: KSL News    Date: October 28, 2015

Plaintiff in gang injunction lawsuit arrested by Ogden police (Ogden, UT): A plaintiff in a lawsuit against the Weber County Attorney's Office for its gang injunction was arrested on suspicion of several misdemeanors over the weekend.
Source: Standard Examiner    Date: October 26, 2015

Ogden gang injunction supported by most other departments (Ogden, UT): No northern Utah agency holds its breath, waiting for a one-size-fits all solution to combating the region’s gang crime. Officials from the Weber County Attorney’s Office and Ogden Police Department say they’d like to try Ogden’s controversial injunction a second time – the first iteration, which ran from 2010 to 2013, was thrown out after the state’s Supreme Court decided the summons to enjoin members of the Ogden Trece gang were improperly issued.
Source: Standard Examiner    Date: October 25, 2015

Magna man, 18, ordered to stand trial in gang-related shooting (Salt Lake City, UT): Now 18 years old, a Magna man has been ordered to stand trial for a fatal gang-related shooting that police say he carried out when he was 17.
Source: Deseret News    Date: October 23, 2015

Triggerman in Utah gang-related shooting pleads guilty (Salt Lake City, UT): A 21-year-old West Jordan man admitted in court Friday to the fatal gang-related shooting of another man two years ago in West Valley City.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: October 23, 2015

Suspect accused of shooting at officers during West Valley hotel raid arrested (West Valley City, UT): Officers have arrested a suspect accused of shooting at police while they were raiding a West Valley City hotel for gang members.
Source: KSTU FOX 13 News    Date: October 22, 2015

Another Ogden gang injunction? Law enforcers say city needs it (Ogden, UT): “Are you aware of a gang by the name of Ogden Trece?” “Yeah.” “Can you explain to the court how it is that you know about this gang?” “I’m a member.” “OK. You indicate you’re a member of this gang. How long have you been a member?” “27 years.” “How old are you now?” “36.” That exchange between Weber County attorney Brandon Miles and former Ogden Trece gang leader Duane Dreamer during a June 2012 court hearing led the Utah Supreme Court to overturn a gang injunction in Ogden two years ago today.
Source: Standard Examiner    Date: October 19, 2015

Two sue Ogden, Weber County over Trece gang injunction (Ogden, UT): Two people are suing Weber County and Ogden city in federal court, claiming that a now-defunct gang injunction violated their civil rights. The gang injunction forbid Ogden Trece gang members from associating with each other in public and set a curfew, among other restrictions aimed at curbing what Ogden police and the county attorney's office contended was a gang responsible for much of the violent crime and vandalism in Ogden.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: October 19, 2015

Readers react: gang injunction needs to be used again in Ogden (Ogden, UT): A series of drive-by shootings this summer have left Ogden police with little information to find the suspects.
Source: The Standard    Date: September 28, 2015

Gang related? Police look for suspect in Plain City shooting (Plain City, UT): Investigators are on the lookout for a man they believe shot a 20-year-old man during a party early Sunday.
Source: Standard Examiner    Date: September 22, 2015

Shooting at house party possibly gang-related, police say (Ogden, UT): A 20-year-old man was shot in the stomach at a party early Sunday in what investigators believed could be a gang-related incident.
Source: Deseret News    Date: September 20, 2015

Gang member faces attempted-murder trial in Ogden shooting (Ogden, UT): No matter what part of the body is hit, there is a clear intent to kill when a person points a handgun at someone and pulls the trigger, prosecutors argued.
Source: Standard Examiner    Date: September 11, 2015

Witnesses mum: Few leads in recent gang-related Ogden shootings (Ogden, UT): Investigators say they are still looking for leads into who shot and killed 18-year-old Corbin McGuire last month, but so far have come up with little.
Source: Standard Examiner    Date: September 10, 2015

Two West High students stabbed during gang fight, police say (Salt Lake City, UT): A scary morning for students at West High after two of their classmates were stabbed during a gang fight, police say.
Source: KTVX ABC 4 News    Date: September 10, 2015

Two facilities at Utah State Prison on lockdown after ‘gang-related fight’ (Draper, UT): Two facilities at the Utah State Prison are on lockdown after officials said several inmates suffered minor injuries in a “gang-related fight” Wednesday morning, which means visitation at both facilities is currently suspended.
Source: KSTU FOX 13 News    Date: September 9, 2015

Man given maximum sentence 2 years after deadly Roy gang fight (Ogden, UT): It’s been exactly two years since Mario Saucedo was shot and killed in front of a Roy home during a party. A jury convicted Ruben Alvarado Nava, III, of pulling the trigger in a misguided attempt of self-defense.
Source: Standard Examiner    Date: September 8, 2015

Closing statements expected Friday in Ogden gang stabbing case (Ogden, UT): The attempted murder case against Jose Amparo Garcia will go to the jury early Friday morning. Garcia, 29, is facing attempted murder and assault charges for an alleged May 31, 2014 altercation that left a 40-year-old victim with a broken jaw and ten stab wounds — eight of which were in the back and on one puncturing a lung, according to testimony.
Source: Standard Examiner    Date: September 4, 2015

Most wanted fugitive arrested by Metro Gang Unit (Millcreek, UT): 19-year-old Tyrel Foreman, also known as "Lucky Loc" has been wanted on a $250,007 warrant for 29 counts of felony discharge of a firearm. On Thursday night, he was located in Millcreek and arrested by a detective of the Metro Gang Unit.
Source: KTVX ABC 4 News    Date: August 21, 2015

SLC police say teen shot in gang-related incident (Salt Lake City, UT): A teen was shot Tuesday in what Salt Lake City police say may be a gang-related shooting. Officers said the 16-year-old and another teenager were standing outside a home about 7 p.m. on Ivy Circle in northwest Salt Lake City when a car pulled up in the cul de sac.
Source: The Salt Lake Tribune    Date: August 18, 2015

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