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How Buck Wild Trial Sets the Tone for Gang Related Crime

How Buck Wild Trial Sets the Tone for Gang Related Crime

Five alleged Buck Wild gang members are set to begin trial as of yesterday. Buck Wild was once known as one of the most feared gangs in Palm Beach County. The racketeering and conspiracy trial will conclude the April 2010 indictment that listed dozens of violent crime charges including guns, drugs, theft, and assault. Buck Wild Trial The five men on trial include Marquis Alfred, 20; James Anderson, 22; Larry Coe, 25; Quamaine Falana, 19; and James Roundtree, 22. Investigators and prosecutors continue to stress how monumental the takedown of these alleged gang members was. The investigation required the efforts of a specialized task force designed to mitigate gang violence. Palm Beach County sheriff’s Lt. Mike Wallace was head of the Palm Beach County Violent Crimes Task Force and led… […]

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What are Gangs Like in Palm Beach County?

What are Gangs Like in Palm Beach County?

Gang activity in Palm Beach County has always been a serious issue. A significant percentage of homicides, thefts, and assaults are correlated with gang activity, much to the concern of Sheriff Ric Bradshaw, who recently met with County Commissioners to discuss $25 million in budget cuts. By consulting an experienced criminal defense lawyer, you will be able to understand all of the ramifications of being involved in gang related crime. This includes homicide, theft, battery, assault, weapons possession, drug possession, drunk driving, you name it. What is a gang – really The technical definition of a gang according to Reference Encyclopedia, is “a group of people organized for a common purpose, often criminal…largely urban and highly organized…Most fighting gangs are organized intricately, with caste systems and with officers who arrange… […]

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