Friday, April 04, 2008

Gator Update (Gang Member Edition)

N.J. Police Nab 91 Gang Suspects, One Gator - News Story - WNBC | New York: "TRENTON, N.J. -- State Police and Plainfield police have arrested 91 alleged members of local gangs in a series of raids, authorities said.

The arrests happened in waves, with 46 people being nabbed between Jan. 23 and March 20, and 24 more arrested Wednesday and Thursday.

Police said they confiscated weapons, a stun gun and a bulletproof vest as well as large quantities of heroin, cocaine, crack cocaine, ecstasy, Oxycontin and marijuana.

'Their reign of terror ended this morning when they woke up,' a state police spokesman said Thursday.

New Jersey State Police also told's Brian Thompson that a live alligator was discovered in one of the raided homes. The alligator was taken to an animal shelter.

The alligator measured 3 feet. It is not clear if the alligator may have been kept for security, as a pet, or for some other reason."

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