Drug bust drains Bronx’s Hunts Point of 32 in Satan’s Bloods gang; it’s a relief to residents

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Mike Jaccarino (NY DAILY NEWS) | November 11, 2010 Neighbors in a gritty Bronx neighborhood breathed a sigh of relief yesterday after cops and federal agents cracked a brazen drug gang that had terrorized their streets. Thirty-two members of a Hunts Point drug syndicate known as “Satan’s Bloods” were either arrested in morning raids by […]

High-ranking Phila. police officer Castro arrested

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Posted on Sat, Nov. 6, 2010 By Allison Steele Inquirer Staff Writer A high-ranking Philadelphia police officer seen as one of the department’s rising stars was arrested Friday on federal charges of extortion and bribery, bringing a stunning end to the career of an ambitious 25-year veteran. The accusations against 47-year-old Inspector Daniel Castro, detailed […]

Willie D Sentenced To Prison For Wire Fraud

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By Lora Neng WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER November 3, 2010 Wiliam Dennis, aka “Willie D” formerly of Geto Boys, was sentenced to 366 days in federal prison due to wire fraud. In a press release by U.S. Attorney José Angel Moreno to Houston Press, the music artist behind Texas One Wireless Company was exposed to “posing […]

Toledo Police Gang Task Force busts criminals in sweep

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Amulya Raghuveer 10/08/10 TOLEDO, OHIO — The Toledo Police Gang Task Force says a special crime bust Thursday too nearly two dozen criminals off the streets of Toledo. Officials from the Toledo Police Department, the Ohio State Highway Patrol, FBI and Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives conducted a Criminal Interdiction Special Thursday to combat the […]

Feds Round Up Long Island Motorcycle Gang

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By JONATHAN DIENST (nbcnewyork.com) Sep 15th, 2010 More than a dozen members of the Pagan motorcycle gang were arrested Wednesday on charges ranging from drug conspiracy to racketeering, law enforcement officials said. The raids took place across four states and involved more than 300 ATF agents as well as local police including Suffolk County and […]

The FBI serve the Pueblo Bishops with racketeering indictment

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By Alex A. Alonso STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER August 31, 2010 | 10:10 p.m. Update September 2, 2010 | 3:53 a.m. Anthony Hill, 48 aka “Dr. Dirt” who was indicted by the FBI had been mentioned in an article in Allhood Publications as being instrumental in the peace movement after 1992. Last Wednesday the Federal Bureau […]

Dozens arrested in Los Angeles gang sweep

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Associated Press Posted: 08/25/2010 LOS ANGELES — Dozens of people have been arrested in a raid after federal authorities unveiled a racketeering indictment against a Los Angeles street gang. FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller says the operation Wednesday targeted the Pueblo Bishops Bloods, who are accused in a slew of drug dealings, murders and attacks on […]

Watsonville Gang Sweep Nets 46 Arrests

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KION.com May 11, 2010 Watsonville, Calif. A news conference was held at 1:30pm Monday to talk about “Operation Ground Hog”, arrests and seizures. In a news release the city says that for the past two weeks, the Watsonville Police Department and the FBI have concluded a yearlong gang enforcement to directly target gang activity in […]

Off Broadway play about gang involved immigrant youth inspired by work of FBI targeted peace activist Alex Sanchez

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Play now part of recent nationwide campaign to see Mr. Sanchez get a fair trial in federal court April 27, 2010-New York, NY – As the opening night of the new play about gang involved youth, “De Novo,” is celebrated in New York tomorrow, community activists are using this and other opportunities to call for […]

Suspected gang members rounded up in El Paso

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The Associated Press March 19, 2010 EL PASO – More than 200 federal, state and local law enforcement officers swept through El Paso on Thursday, picking up suspected members of the Barrio Azteca gang in an effort to find new leads into the killings of three people who had ties to the U.S. Consulate in […]

Gangs blamed for killing 3 with US consulate tie

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By OLIVIA TORRES (AP) 03.15.10 CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — U.S. and Mexican federal officials said Monday they were probing why a suspected drug gang ambushed two cars carrying families with ties to the U.S. consulate in this violent border city, killing an American couple and a Mexican man. Three young children survived, although two suffered […]

More than 1,100 feds, LA police conduct gang sweep

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Associated Press 02/25/10 More than 1,100 FBI agents and police officers spread out through South Los Angeles, banging on doors before dawn Thursday in a crackdown against a gang implicated in drug dealing and violent crime, authorities said. “They have a vise grip on the neighborhood, and we are going to release that grip this […]