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Published January 25, 2012, 05:39 PM

Takedown of MN Gang Members Prompts Statewide Prison Lockdown

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A statewide takedown of several suspected Native Mob gang members prompted a rare lockdown of Minnesota's entire prison system, so authorities could ensure that word of the arrests didn't get out and protect the safety of officers in the field, officials said Wednesday.

By: Amy Forliti, Associated Press

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