Police: Gang Members Among Those Arrested In Recent Sweep

Greenville police say a couple of the suspects arrested in a recent gang suppression sweep are indeed gang members.

Greenville police say 23-year-old Antioine Ricks and 31-year-old Artkes Bennett, both arrested on possession and selling drugs charges, are members of the "Crips" gang and are key players within the ongoing crimes in West Greenville.

Police say they are looking for 24-year-old Joshua Brown of Paladin Drive in Greenville who is also wanted for drug crimes.

In response to recent gang related activity, Greenville Police implemented a gang suppression response plan targeting West Greenville and other areas identified as crime hotspots and netted 33 arrests in 6 days.

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