Teenagers accused of recruiting for gang
Officers said their investigation determined that individuals previously identified with a group known as the Broadway Goons were attempting to initiate another person into their group.
Police charged the five juveniles with gang recruitment-conspiracy: Robert Armstrong, 13, of Iowa City.; Aaron Dante Washington, 12, of Iowa City; Jovan Trice, 13, of Iowa City; Dequan Mardis, 14, of Iowa City; and O’Sean Horton, 15, of Coralville.
Trice also was charged with interference with official acts causing injury.
Armstrong, Washington and Trice also were charged with violating curfew.
The suspects were taken to a juvenile detention center.