‘Cowardly’ Ga. gang member wanted for 6 drive-by shootings arrested

A Georgia man wanted for six car shootings in Butts County has been taken into custody.
According to Butts County Sheriff Gary Long, Jaquavius ​​Kesean Bland is a known member of the Bloods street gang.
Long says Bland was taken into custody by Butts County deputies, Spalding County deputies, US Marshals, GBI agents and GSP soldiers.
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On Saturday, Bland allegedly opened fire on a car in Flovilla, Georgia, where three women were inside. Fortunatly nobody was hurt.
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Sheriff Long says Bland was also wanted for five more drive-by shootings in Jackson and Flovilla.
“I want to send a very strong message to these cowardly gangs, their members and associates; Identifying and arresting everyone in your gang is my top priority. I promise my deputies will not stop until we have completely dismantled your gang and anyone who is promoting your criminal enterprise," Sheriff Long said.
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During the search, investigators seized several firearms.
Bland's exact fees were not disclosed.
"If you are a gang member or known associate, or are considering this brutal lifestyle, you may want to find another county where you can practice this cowardly behavior," the sheriff continued.
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