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Six arrested as part of investigation in Perry County

From Staff Reports Perry County Sheriff Mitch Nobles announced six arrests New Year’s Day as his department worked to get ahead of the rash of gang-related violence. None of the six local men jailed as part of the investigation were charged for any of the shootings, but all were charged with being involved with gang…

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Local communities at ground zero in battle between feuding gangs

Gun battles in the streets, gang killings inside state prisons From Staff and Contributed Reports Greene and Perry counties have been on the front lines of an apparent turf battle between rival gangs that has resulted in multiple deaths and injuries across the state in recent weeks. Five state inmates and a 13-year-old boy have been…

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