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House backs bill targeting gang members for deportation (Washington, DC): The House on Thursday backed legislation that would make membership in a criminal gang grounds for deportation as Republicans warned of the dangers of the violent street gang MS-13.
Source: The Charlotte Observer Date: September 14, 2017
Allentown police make drug arrests linked to Trinitarios gang (Allentown, PA): Authorities in Lehigh County said they arrested three members of the Trinitarios street gang following a extensive drug investigation in the area of North Penn and West Tilghman streets in Allentown.
Source: WFMZ 69 News Date: September 14, 2017
Man waiting for bus stabbed by gang member (San Diego, CA): Police searched Thursday for a man who claimed a gang affiliation before pulling out a knife and slashing a man waiting for a bus in Normal Heights, wounding him, police said.
Source: FOX 5 San Diego Date: September 14, 2017
Anti-gang group says $800K in promised funds hasn't arrived (Brentwood, NY): A group that provides counseling and outreach to help kids stay out of gangs says it has not yet received funds it was promised one year ago from Suffolk Executive Steve Bellone and state Assemblyman Phil Ramos.
Source: News 12 Long Island Date: September 14, 2017
Labrador gets anti-gang bill through House; Simpson secures $$ for Idaho (Boise, ID): Both of Idaho’s U.S. House members are announcing legislative victories today, with 1st District Rep. Raul Labrador lauding a House vote today that passed his bill to make it easier to deport members of alien criminal gangs;
Source: The Spokesman-Review Date: September 14, 2017
Fishers residents concerned about gang activity after graffiti found on 106th St. (Fishers, IN): A large graffiti tag has Fishers residents on edge. The tag was found on a wooden fence near the railroad tracks on E 106th St. Some are concerned it might indicate gang activity in the area.
Source: WRTV 6 News Date: September 14, 2017
'Dead End' jury to decide if ex-Asbury Park police officer worked with gangsters (Asbury Park, NJ): After listening to months of testimony and weeks of a judge's instructions on the law, the jury on the "Operation Dead End" criminal trial began its deliberations in the case today.
Source: Asbury Park Press Date: September 14, 2017
8 arrested during east valley gang sweep (Coachella, CA): 8 suspects were taken into custody during a gang sweep in the east valley Thursday morning. It happened at 5:00 a.m. as the Coachella Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force supported by teams of local law enforcement officers, began serving a series of gang-association search warrants in the city of Coachella and surrounding areas.
Source: KESQ News Channel 3 Date: September 14, 2017
‘We’re Having Gang Wars All Over Again’ (Little Rock, AR): Brian Silva, an unemployed African-American man from one of Little Rock’s roughest neighborhoods, still struggles on a daily basis not to go back to the life of crime he knows so well.
Source: The Huffington Post Date: September 14, 2017
Prosecutors charge 9 alleged members of 'Flatliners' gang; accusations include having gun used to shoot officer (New Orleans, LA): A New Orleans grand jury handed down sweeping indictments this week against nine alleged members of a gang called the "Flatliners," with some of the charges related to the recent shooting of an off-duty police officer.
Source: The New Orleans Advocate Date: September 14, 2017
6 gang members charged with narcotics and firearm offenses, 1 for murder (New York, NY): Six known gang members of the “Rollin’ 30s” Crips street gang are being charged with racketeering, murder, narcotics and firearms offenses. The superseding indictment announced Wednesday stems from a joint investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New York and the New York City Police Department (NYPD).
Source: ICE.gov Date: September 14, 2017
Huntington HS Was Uninformed Of State's Gang Prevention Plan, Superintendent Says (Huntington, NY): Huntington School District Superintendent James Polansky said he was "shocked" to hear that Huntington High School would have state troopers deployed the school as part of the state's MS-13 and gang violence prevention initiative.
Source: Huntington Patch Date: September 14, 2017
California Justice Department would oversee all shared gang databases across the state under bill sent to governor (Sacramento, CA): California lawmakers on Thursday approved legislation that would give the state Justice Department control over all gang databases shared by law enforcement, repositories holding the personal information of thousands of people suspected of gang membership across the state.
Source: Los Angeles Times Date: September 14, 2017
Bloods gang member sentenced after selling cocaine to undercover officer (Knoxville, TN): On September 14, Rashan Lateef Jordan, 36, was convicted of sale and delivery of cocaine over .5 grams in a drug free childcare zone. During the trial, it was stated that Jordan sold an undercover officer 22 grams of cocaine.
Source: WVLT 8 News Date: September 14, 2017
Border Patrol Arrest MS-13 Gang Member (Edinburg, TX): Customs and Border Protection agents arrested a gang member of the MS-13 in the Rio Grande Valley this week. A spokesman told CHANNEL 5 NEWS it’s the gang they most find in the Valley trying to cross illegally.
Source: KRGV 5 News Date: September 14, 2017
Gov. Cuomo deploys gang prevention officers to 10 high-risk Suffolk County schools (Centrail Islip, NY): New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday announced the deployment of a new Gang Violence Prevention Unit, consisting of 10 state troopers, to the top 10 high-risk schools in Suffolk County that currently serve as ground zero for gang activity and recruitment.
Source: WABC 7 Eyewitness News Date: September 13, 2017
Alleged Providence gang member charged with dealing guns, lending them for rap video (Providence, RI): An alleged member of the Lakeside street gang is accused of buying and selling guns on the street — and lending out firearms for a rap video celebrating the gang.
Source: The Providence Journal Date: September 13, 2017
32 charged in major gang, drug bust after spike in shootings (Freehold, NJ): Authorities have charged 32 people - including alleged members of the Long Branch-based "G-Shine" set of the Bloods street gang - a drug and racketeering bust following a spike in shootings in three Monmouth County towns.
Source: NJ.com Date: September 13, 2017
South Seattle gang member hurt in drive-by shooting gets 8 years for gun conviction (Seattle, WA): Authorities say a man in a South Seattle street gang has been sentenced to eight years in prison. U.S. Attorney Annette Hayes says 30-year-old Samuel Rezene was sentenced Tuesday for being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Source: The Seattle Times Date: September 13, 2017
Supreme Court rules against 2 Moultrie murderers (Atlanta, GA): The Supreme Court of Georgia has upheld murder conviction and life prison sentence for Demetrius Daniels, and Tobias Thomas, of Colquitt Co.
Source: WALB 10 News Date: September 13, 2017
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