The United States Attorney for the Western District of Virginia, Roanoke-based Thomas Cullen, held a news conference this afternoon with federal, state and local officials, to announce a major gang arrest in Danville. 18 alleged gang members and associates were arrested this morning following a multi-agency investigation. Cullen said it was just a “first step” in ridding the Danville area of gangs. WDBJ-7 was there when Cullen talked about the charges – including racketeering.

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