An alleged member of Yonkers’ GMF street gang is facing a federal drug charge in an ongoing probe by the FBI into gang activity and drug trafficking around the Schlobohm housing complex. Darin Fields, 20, of Mount Vernon, also known as “Ruga,” is charged with conspiracy to distribute cocaine.
In an effort to combat gang units in New York City, the NYPD is planning to double the size of its gang unit to 300 detectives, in order to curb teen violence fueled by dares and insults traded on social media. Rather than target established street gangs involved in the drug trade, the reinforcements will [...]
Forty-nine members of warring gangs in East New York are facing murder and other charges — swept up in a crackdown by law enforcement after they used social media to taunt and intimidate each other, officials announced Wednesday. Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes said that the VCG (Very Crispy Gangsters) [...]
A group of rapping, thieving thugs who terrorized New York City were caught after posting the details of their exploits on Facebook… and mistakenly friending a police officer. The Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office announced a 102-count indictment against 14 members of the Crown Heights gang called the Brower Boys. ‘These Brower Bums terrorized their neighborhood [...]