Beaufort Marines Charged in Gang Activity - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

10/05/06

Beaufort Marines Charged in Gang Activity

Three Beaufort Marines are in trouble with the law. Police arrested Cpl. Jermel Matthias, Lance Cpl. Shavon Striggles, and Pvt. Carlos Downing. They are now in the Richland County jail.

The three are accused of traveling to Columbia at least four times to recruit teens for a gang in Florida.

They are facing burglary and contributing to the delinquency of a minor charges.

A fourth marine is also involved, but he was deployed to Iraq last month and is still overseas.

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