Purported “Ghost face gangster” charged in crimes dating back to 2022

Purported “Ghost face gangster” charged in crimes dating back to 2022

Thursday, June 13, 2024–11:40 a.m.

-Floyd County Jail records-

A 31-year-old Shannon man is facing multiple charges in connection with robberies and assaults that occurred two years ago.

According to the arrest warrants and Floyd County Jail records:

Joshua Nathaniel Danforth shot a 73-year-old woman in the shoulder and took her purse containing $1,200.

The incident occurred on July 28, 2022, at a location at 1944 Shorter Avenue.

The victim was also pistol-whipped and she fell to the ground, hitting her face and sustaining an orbital fracture.

Also in July of 2022, Danford held a man against his will at a location on Woods Road, while another suspect struck the victim with a metal object about the head and body.

Danford, a purported member of the Ghost Face Gangsters criminal street gang also used a recorded phone line for a drug deal in October of 2022. He is charged with aggravated assault, aggravated battery, exploitation of the elderly, participation in a criminal street gang, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, robbery, false imprisonment, battery, conspiracy to violate Georgia’s Controlled Substances Act, and use of a