Gang-Related News Articles
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Members Of ‘Sex Money Murder’ Gang Convicted Of Killing Rival On Coney Island Street (Brooklyn, NY): Two gang members have been convicted in connection with the death of a rival whom they lured out of a store and then ran up from behind him and shot him multiple times to death, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced today.
Source: Sheepshead Bites Date: June 17, 2016
Oakland: Suspected gang member charged in April fatal shooting (Oakland, CA): An 18-year-old reputed gang member has been charged with murder and other counts in the April 10 fatal shooting of a woman who was helping clean up outside an East Oakland home where a child's birthday party was being held, authorities said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News Date: June 17, 2016
Gang members seeing more hard time (Coweta County, GA): Negotiated pleas by suspected gang members have resulted in long-term sentences for several local offenders recently. On June 2, Devonte Derelle Jennings pleaded guilty in three separate gang-related cases. Because the state was able to prove Jennings was operating as a member of the Bloods during the offenses, an additional charge of violating the Georgia Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act tacked on another 15 years.
Source: The Newnan Times-Herald Date: June 17, 2016
Gang leader denies role in kidnapping, calling it 'stupid' (Raleigh, NC): A gang leader accused of masterminding from behind bars the abduction of the father of a Wake County prosecutor two years ago said Friday that he never would never have risked his empire on a "stupid" caper.
Source: WRAL 5 News Date: June 17, 2016
2 men charged in SF nightclub slaying (San Francisco, CA): Two Bay Area men who shot and killed a 19-year-old man inside a San Francisco nightclub this month were charged with murder Friday, officials said. Both men were charged with murder with gang enhancements and an additional charge of participation in a criminal street gang.
Source: SF Gate Date: June 17, 2016
Pueblo police team up with FBI to crack down on gang activity (Pueblo, CO): Pueblo police are teaming up with the FBI to crack down on gang activity through a new program called Safe Streets. Since starting in April, the Safe Streets Task Force has put out images of 22 suspects who are most-wanted for gang activity. Between FBI resources and help from the public, they’ve arrested 13 of them so far.
Source: KXRM FOX 21 News Date: June 17, 2016
2nd arrest made in Hattiesburg robbery, kidnapping (Hattiesburg, MS): A second suspect allegedly involved in an armed robbery and kidnapping last week on the Longleaf Trace was arrested late Thursday night. Darrion Strickland, a juvenile who will be charged as an adult, was taken into custody, and will be booked into the Forrest County Jail on charges of kidnapping, armed robbery, armed carjacking and criminal street gang activity, Hattiesburg police spokesman Lt. Branden McLemore said.
Source: The Clarion-Ledger Date: June 17, 2016
SNM prison gang member enters guilty plea (Albuquerque, NM): The former leader of the notorious Syndicato de Nuevo Mexico prison gang pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of conspiring to seriously injure another gang member in a plea deal in which he implicated the current gang boss for sanctioning the hit.
Source: Albuquerque Journal Date: June 17, 2016
7th person charged in connection with possible gang-related beating, robbery (Sycamore, GA): A DeKalb man remained in the county jail Friday on charges stemming from a possibly gang-related February beating and robbery.
Source: Daily Chronicle Date: June 17, 2016
Police: 3 dozen rounds fired at NE Portland hotel, likely gang related (Portland, OR): Gang-Enforcement Team officers are investigating multiple shots fired at the Residence Inn Marriott Hotel, located at 1710 Northeast Multnomah Street.
Source: KATU 2 News Date: June 17, 2016
Merced-area leaders discuss gang violence prevention (Merced County, CA): Better information-sharing and increased prevention efforts are part of a plan unveiled Friday by elected officials and law enforcement agents who said they are determined to attack gang violence in Merced County.
Source: Merced Sun-Star Date: June 17, 2016
Danbury man pleads guilty in gang-related murder case from 2000 (New Haven, CT): A Danbury man has pleaded guilty to a federal firearms offense related to a murder dating back to 2000. According to court documents and statements made in court, an ongoing dispute in 1999 between the Almighty Latin King and Queen Nation and another criminal gang, the Crips, escalated as a result of the shooting of a high-ranking member of the Crips.
Source: WTNH News 8 Date: June 16, 2016
Cops dismantle gang linked to shootings, drug sales in Queens housing project (Queens, NY): They're not so rowdy now. Cops converged on a Far Rockaway housing project early Wednesday to dismantle the Rowdy Boys, a violent drug crew believed to be responsible for several shootings and a recent murder, officials said.
Source: New York Daily News Date: June 16, 2016
Gang member convicted in drive-by that killed innocent man (Stroudsburg, PA): A gang member has been convicted for his role in a drive-by shooting that killed an innocent man in an eastern Pennsylvania home.
Source: The Washington Times Date: June 16, 2016
Gang member found with Sheriff's deputy's gun, investigators say (Fresno, CA): A pair of gang members was recently arrested and one of them is accused of having a gun stolen from a Fresno County Sheriff's Deputy.
Source: KFSN 30 News Date: June 16, 2016
Montgomery County Police: Latino Youth Gang Violence On The Rise In Recent Months (Montgomery County, MD): Latino youth gang violence — including nine gang-related murders — has expanded alarmingly in Montgomery County over the past eight months, according to a new report from Montgomery County police. According to police, five of the killings are linked to the Salvadoran MS-13 gang, and the other four to smaller but equally violent local crews.
Source: WAMU 88.5 News Date: June 16, 2016
Cops, marshals foil downtown hit (Bridgeport, CT): Police and judicial marshals foiled an apparent gangland hit outside the Golden Hill Street courthouse Thursday. Fabian “Fab” Francis, 18, may have been seconds from being riddled with bullets as he stood on Golden Hill Street at noontime when police intervened, arresting three of the would-be shooters and seizing two loaded handguns as horrified spectators looked on.
Source: Connecticut Post Date: June 16, 2016
30 arrests, 23 guns and 2 rocket launchers in gang case (Desert Hot Springs, CA): Authorities arrested 22 suspects on Thursday during the final sweep of a nine-month investigation that targeted gangs, guns and drugs in Desert Hot Springs.
Source: The Desert Sun Date: June 16, 2016
Quiet Gravesend Block Defaced With Mexican Gang Graffiti, Cops Shrug (Brooklyn, NY): Residents of a sleepy, treelined block in Gravesend woke up this morning to find their homes and cars vandalized with graffiti that appears to be associated with a particularly ruthless transnational Mexican gang.
Source: Bensonhurst Bean Date: June 16, 2016
Police: Chicago Gang Member Captures Own Shooting on Video (Chicago, IL): Chicago police say they're investigating the killing of a gang member who appears to have captured his own fatal shooting in a real-time video post on Facebook.
Source: The Associated Press - ABC News Date: June 16, 2016
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