Events concerning the Grand Theft Auto series in 1997.
GTA 1 Era
- Samuel Deever is discharged from the Police Service.
GTA 2 Era
- Johnny Zoo is arrested on Hello Sushi Bar Massacre, and is released on $2 million bail.
- Danny Zoo is arrested and charged of multiple murders in a gambling den. He is released on a technicality.
- Jerkov is arrested on possession of heroin. He is acquitted when the evidence lost.
- Kov-Kov is suspected of causing an explosion at the police headquarters.
- Lodov massacres a rival gang in broad daylight. The only witness dies.
GTA III Era
- Mayor Roger C. Hole is involved in yet another scandal. This time, Hole is accused of securing drugs for city officials in exchange for sanitation contracts.
- Momma's Restaurante is voted one of Liberty City's top 100 Sicilian-American Restaurants.
GTA IV Era
- Zachary Tyler is born.
- Charles Martin is arrested for embezzlement.
- Jermaine Andrews is arrested for grand theft auto.
- Gavin Finkle is arrested for prostitution.