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Police: 7 suspected gang members arrested, 1 suspect at largePosted: Updated:
Seven suspected gang members are behind bars after a major crackdown by Yonkers police and the Westchester County district attorney.
The suspects are facing a slew of charges, ranging from attempted murder to drug possession. Officials say guns and drugs were recovered in the bust.
Police say one suspect is still on the loose. They believe he's in the area and that they will catch him soon.
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Officials say the suspects were known members of the 150 Clan.
"The 150 Clan is a group of individuals that have been operating predominantly in the Nodine Hill area and engaging in the illegal sale of narcotics along with other acts of violence,” says Yonkers Commissioner Charles Gardiner.
According to police, the 150 Clan got its name from a bodega at the corner of 150 Elm St. in the heart of the Nodine Hill neighborhood where they all hang out.
Police say all the suspects combined have 60 prior arrests.