ALBUQUERQUE - Officials say a relatively new and violent gang in Albuquerque called Quavo- loosely translated as “mobbing”- which is comprised of 15-16 year olds, has been responsible for what is classified as “mob-style” crimes, primarily in the northeast section of the city. Quavo is allegedly linked to home invasions, vehicle thefts and violent crimes. One official said Quavo allegedly emerged at Highland High School last spring. They are reportedly distinguished by wearing red and Chicago Bulls attire with no distinguishing tattoos as of yet. 


Strategic use of the federal VICAR statute
Street, prison, and outlaw motorcycle gangs are notorious for using violence to further their criminal enterprises. The Syndicato Nuevo Mexico, the largest and most violent prison gang in New Mexico is no different, that is until two superceeding indictments were filed against 25 members Dec. 1, 2015 in Federal District Court in Albuquerque for allegedly committing Violent Crimes in Aid of Racketeering, or VICAR.  MoreMore

     
 

BELEN - Officials say members of 18th Street Gang and Westside Gangs have been observed. There has also been a rise in adolescents wearing blue attire and blue rosaries.

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DA announces grand jury indictment of 15 street gang members

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Bernalillo County District Attorney Raúl Torrez announced Wednesday that a Bernalillo County grand jury has indicted 15 defendants on counts including racketeering, auto and residential burglary, gun thefts and extreme cruelty to animals.

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Two arrested in Las Cruces drive-by shooting death of teen girl

Police say suspects members of Surenos gang

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APD investigating if gang related

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Albuquerque gang ordinance sits idle for nine years
In September 2007, the Albuquerque City Council passed an ordinance to address the city’s epidemic of gang crime however in the ensuing decade the Albuquerque Police Department has been non-compliant with the provisions of the ordinance to create a registry of convicted gang members that would be accessible to the public on the city’s website.                        More  




 

Ex-gang members help break grip of massive prison gang SNM

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Strategic use of the media in gang suppression
In cities across the country, the presence of criminal street gangs is typically not hard to identify through the presence and proliferation of gang-specific graffiti, high rates of narcotics sales and trafficking and violence. The police know who the street gangs are in their command and so does the community for the most part, so why is there such reluctance by police departments to identify gang-related crime and affiliations to the media?   More
     
 

ALBUQUERQUE - Members of the following gangs have been observed in the Monzano area in the northeast area of the city: Piro Bloods (known for wearing Philadelphia Phillies baseball caps) , Crips, Skyline Thugs (who are known for wearing St. Louis Cardinals baseball caps).

Coming to grips with the violent student
     Schools typically have disciplinary policies in place to address disruptive behavior ranging from warnings and counseling to suspension and expulsion. Many times the recidivism rate of these “problem students” is inexplicably high. More
 

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