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MS-13 terrorizing American small towns and suburbs ill-equipped to fight back

Article CAIRCO note: 
Colorado's recent arrest is one of the gang member stories
Article author: 
Christopher Carbone
Article publisher: 
Fox News
Article date: 
November 18, 2017
Article category: 
National News
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Article Body: 

[...] Away from urban areas that have seen a rise in gang-related activity, MS-13’s brutality is turning up in small towns and communities across the country – places not always equipped or ready to deal with the growing and alarming threat ...

In multiple speeches over the past few months, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the federal government will use “whatever laws we have” to eradicate MS-13, noting that the group leaves “misery, devastation and death in their wake.” ...

But the gang has now expanded its reach, making inroads even in rural stretches of the country.

Angel Ramos, 36, was arrested by Colorado authorities on Friday after he allegedly stabbed a woman with screwdriver and ran over her leg. Ramos, a member of MS-13, was previously deported and was wanted for murder in El Salvador, according to investigators ...


CAIRCO Background research - Why MS 13 matters to you - even in Colorado