GANGLAND USERS

GANGLAND IS A SOCIAL ENTERPRISE PROJECT

Gangland was started ten years ago as a methods of tracking and reporting the social growth of gangs worldwide.It is based on factual reporting from journalists worldwide.Research gleaned from Gangland is used to better understand the problems surrounding the unprecedented growth during this period and societies response threw the courts and social inititives. Gangland is owner and run by qualified sociologists and takes no sides within the debate of the rights and wrongs of GANG CULTURE but is purely an observer.GANGLAND has over a million viewers worldwide.Please note by clicking on "Post Comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite.
PROFANITY,RACIST COMMENT Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator.
Send us your feedback

Comments

Comments:This is your opportunity to speak out about the story you just read. We encourage all readers to participate in this forum.Please follow our guidelines and do not post:Potentially libelous statements or damaging innuendo, such as accusing somebody of a crime, defaming someone's character, or making statements that can harm somebody's reputation.Obscene, explicit, or racist language.Personal attacks, insults, threats, harassment, or posting comments that incite violence.Comments using another person's real name to disguise your identity.Commercial product promotions.Comments unrelated to the story.Links to other Web sites.While we do not edit comments, we do reserve the right to remove comments that violate our code of conduct.If you feel someone has violated our posting guidelines please contact us immediately so we can remove the post. We appreciate your help in regulating our online community. Read more: http://royalespot.blogspot.com/#ixzz0cg4WCuMS

Search Gangland

Custom Search

Thursday, 5 April 2012

Members of a gang calling itself the “Uptown Gunners” were taken down in a sweep this morning based on a federal indictment


08:03 |


Members of a gang calling itself the “Uptown Gunners” were taken down in a sweep this morning based on a federal indictment, Schenectady County District Attorney Robert Carney said. Carney described the Uptown Gunners as rivals the Four Block Gang, which was the target of federal indictments in May 2011, Carney said. The Uptown Gunners was centered in the Central State Street neighborhood in Schenectady and also had a presence in Steinmetz Homes, Carney said. A total of 27 people were sought this morning on charges laid out in the federal indictment. The Uptown Gunners gang was mentioned in a December trial of a Bradley Street man accused of attempting to shoot another man on Furman Street. The prosecutor in that case identified defendant Kevin McGough as a member of the Uptown Gunners and told a jury the shooting was related to the gang. McGough was among those indicted today. He was convicted on weapons charges and was sentenced in January to up to 15 years in state prison. State prison records list his current status as “out to court.” Present at this afternoon’s press conference were U.S. Attorney Richard S. Hartunian, Carney and FBI Special Agent-in-Charge Clifford C. Holly. The federal case against the Four Block gang, made public in May 2011, was spearheaded by the Schenectady County District Attorney’s Office. Carney had asked federal authorities to investigate. Police closed in on the Four Block Gang following the high-profile suicides of four teenage Schenectady girls in 2009. Investigators later determined that three of the suicides were a result of harassment by gang members. The May 2011 Four Block indictment also referred to a “rival” gang, but did not identify it.


You Might Also Like :


0 comments:

LinkWithin

Related Posts with Thumbnails