May 3, 2024 - News

Chips & salsa: "Goons" considered hybrid gang

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👮 Police officials announced yesterday the "Gilbert Goons" group is officially considered a "hybrid criminal gang." However, there's not enough evidence to charge members with gang participation or assistance. (AZcentral)

  • Hybrid gangs often use social media and don't have the defined leadership and formal rules of a traditional street gang.

📺 Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner recounted the "mistake" that led to her nearly 10-month detainment in Russia during a 20/20 interview last night. (ABC News)

💲 A 19-story office building at Monroe Street and First Avenue in downtown Phoenix hit the market this week at $24 million. (Phoenix Business Journal)

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