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41 people tied to El Monte gang linked to Mexican Mafia are indicted (El Monte, CA): More than three dozen alleged members and associates of a San Gabriel Valley gang said to be controlled by the Mexican Mafia were indicted on a range of murder, robbery, drug trafficking and other charges, federal officials announced Wednesday.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 30, 2014

Gang members shoot at men delivering newspapers in Chico (Chico, CA): A man delivering newspapers with his brother Sunday morning was reportedly chased and shot at by possible gang members. At approximately 4:10 a.m., a 21-year-old was dropping off newspapers near East Eighth Street and Parkwood Drive when he said he noticed a white Honda drive past him.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: July 30, 2014

Bakersfield police: Four arrested in gang shooting (Bakersfield, CA): Police announced four arrests in a suspected gang shooting. The gunfight took place Tuesday afternoon between some people in a car, all of whom were arrested, and a man participating in a car wash. That man hasn't been publicly identified.
Source: Bakersfield Now    Date: July 30, 2014

San Bernardino County DA releases second quarter gang stats (San Bernardino County, CA): Gang-related crime weighs heavy on the minds of some who live in San Bernardino County, including District Attorney Michael Ramos. "I have made the investigation and prosecution of criminal gang members in San Bernardino County a top priority, and I will continue to do so alongside our partners in law enforcement," Ramos said Wednesday in a written statement.
Source: The Sun    Date: July 30, 2014

Judge delays ruling on Santa Ana gang injunction (Orange County, CA): Despite a call from the Orange County District Attorney's Office for a swift approval of its request for a preliminary injunction against Santa Ana's Townsend Street gang to quell ongoing street violence, Judge Franz E. Miller on Tuesday delayed his ruling until next week, citing the need to balance competing interests at play in the case.
Source: Voice of OC    Date: July 29, 2014

San Bernardino's rising homicide rate troubles cops, residents (San Bernardino, CA): Earlier this month, Shelton Nicholas, 23, became San Bernardino's 26th homicide victim of the year. His July 5 shooting at an abandoned home was the first in a bloody run of killings -- five dead in the city in just nine days.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 29, 2014

Man accused of murdering three San Diego men due in court (El Cajon, CA): A man accused in three gang-related killings -- including the shooting death of a 20-year-old man who was discovered under a bridge in Alpine -- is due in court Tuesday for arraignment and the possible setting of a trial date.
Source: XETV San Diego 6 News    Date: July 29, 2014

Judge considering gang injunction in Santa Ana (Santa Ana, CA): An Orange County Superior Court judge is considering whether to approve a new gang injunction in Santa Ana, but on Tuesday decided against immediately ruling on the proposed order that would add more than two dozen residents to an "enforcement list" targeting suspected gang members.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: July 29, 2014

Three arrested following alleged gang-related shooting (Bakersfield, CA): Police arrested three people following a gang-related shooting Sunday afternoon south of downtown. Richard Dorado, 24, was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and participating in a criminal street gang, according to Bakersfield police.
Source: The Bakersfield Californian    Date: July 28, 2014

Man shot and killed in what police call East San Jose gang-related incident (San Jose, CA): San Jose Police are investigating the city’s 21st homicide, where a man was shot and killed Monday afternoon on the 200 block of Gramercy Place. According to investigators the victim was pronounced dead after being taken to a nearby hospital in what police are calling a gang-related incident that occurred around 3:39 p.m.
Source: CBS San Francisco    Date: July 28, 2014

BPD: Three arrested after shooting on Sunday on Forrest Street in Bakersfield (Bakersfield, CA): Bakersfield police arrested three people Sunday after they said at least one of them shot at an opposing gang member.
Source: KERO 23 News    Date: July 28, 2014

Man shot and killed, suspects remain at large (San Jose, CA): Officers are investigating the city's 21st homicide of the year after a man was shot and killed Monday afternoon in an area known for gang activity.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: July 28, 2014

Gang sweep yields more than 60 arrests (San Bernardino County, CA): The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department announced Monday that more than 60 people were arrested on the streets of the Victor Valley during a weekend gang enforcement operation.
Source: Daily Press    Date: July 28, 2014

Officials: Drive-by shooting in Live Oak was gang-related (Live Oak, CA): Sheriff's officials said a drive-by shooting in Live Oak late Wednesday looks to be gang-related retaliation. "There is just a lot of anger built up," Sutter County Sheriff's Lt. Butah Uppal said Friday.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: July 26, 2014

Judge denies gang injunction request (Santa Barbara, CA): Santa Barbara County Superior Court Judge Colleen Sterne denied the city of Santa Barbara-proposed gang injunction this past Tuesday, ending a two-year fight between injunction proponents and opponents since the case's trial concluded in June.
Source: Daily Nexus    Date: July 26, 2014

Drug gang members plead guilty to avoid death penalty (San Diego, CA): Two leaders of the violent Mexican drug trafficking gang "Los Palillos," already convicted of multiple murders and kidnappings in San Diego County, Friday pleaded guilty to unresolved counts in exchange for avoiding the death penalty.
Source: XETV San Diego 6 News    Date: July 25, 2014

Gang-related shooting sends three-year-old to hospital (Fresno, CA): Police in Fresno say a 3-year-old boy was seriously wounded during a gang-related drive-by shooting.
Source: KOLO 8 News    Date: July 25, 2014

Gang member suspected in 2 attempted murders in Pomona arrested at U.S.-Mexico border (Pomona, CA): A gang member on parole suspected in two attempted murders in Pomona was arrested at the U.S.-Mexican border, police said today.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin     Date: July 25, 2014

Gang member convicted in Santa Monica murders to spend life in prison (Santa Monica, CA): Convicted killer William Vasquez will have to spend the rest of his life in prison after the California Supreme Court on Wednesday denied to review the case against him for the murder of five victims, including two in Santa Monica.
Source: Santa Monica Lookout    Date: July 25, 2014

Gang gunfire hits home in Live Oak (Live Oak, CA): State Department of Justice officials investigated a Live Oak drive-by shooting scene Thursday after a home was hit by gunfire in a suspected gang-related attack late Wednesday.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: July 25, 2014

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