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November 17, 2007
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Tattoo parlor run by Ga. police busts gangs

By Rusty Dornin and Wayne Drash
CNN

AUGUSTA, Georgia - Walking into the Colur Tyme Tattoo Parlor is a lot like walking into a head shop. One wall is lined with gang monikers and symbols, the other with bongs for smoking marijuana and other drugs -- one even shaped like a skull.

The Colur Tyme Tattoo Parlor was set up by authorities to get at the heart of gang members.

Only this head shop was a setup. It was a police front in a sting operation to bust gangs in this Georgia river city that most people associate with the Masters Tournament -- not violent thugs with high-powered weapons.

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