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12 men charged with federal gun crimes

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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Twelve people have been indicted, charged with gun crimes following a multi-agency partnership to combat violent crime.

Ten of the men facing charges are from Savannah. One is from Bloomingdale and another is from Glennville.

Earlier this week, a federal grand jury sitting in Savannah issued the charges.

Three of the 12 are suspected Gangster Disciples gang members. They will be prosecuted in federal court while their state cases are pending.

These indictments are the first in Georgia's Southern District since President Donald Trump's executive order forming a task force on crime reduction and public safety.

  • Marvin Aikens, 36, of Savannah, charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon 
  • Charles Barratta, 38, of Bloomingdale, charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a stolen firearm
  • Ivory Carter, 31, of Savannah, charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon
  • Ommie Christian, 22, of Glennville, charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon  
  • Ricky Green, 26, of Savannah, charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon           
  • Javar Kemp, 22, of Savannah, charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking
  • Thom Luu, 30, of Savannah, charged with possession of a firearm by an unlawful user of a controlled substance
  • Gregory Plair, 32, of Savannah, charged with conspiring and attempting to commit robbery affecting interstate commerce, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence
  • Nathaniel Pugh, 35, of Savannah, charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking
  • Joshua Scott, 21, of Savannah, charged with conspiring and attempting to commit robbery affecting interstate commerce and brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence
  • Bryan Thompson, 26, of Savannah, charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon
  • Kyjuan Williams, 21, of Savannah, charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon 

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