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Jordan Downs in Watts marks three years without a homicide (Los Angeles, CA): The last time someone was killed inside the Jordan Downs Housing Development in Watts, a man chased 48-year-old Antonio McNeil and shot him in a drug dispute in broad daylight.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: August 28, 2014

San Jose Police Arrest "Los Mocosos," or "Snot-Nosed Kids" (San Jose, CA): The streets of San Jose should be a little safer. That's because police officers have taken down a total of 13 members of two violent gangs this summer that they say have been attacking innocent people.
Source: NBC Bay Area    Date: August 28, 2014

Suspected Canyon Country Gang Member Gets 7 Years For Stabbing (Santa Clarita, CA): An alleged Santa Clarita gang member was sentenced to seven years in state prison after admitting to attacking a man outside the Canyon Crest apartment complex in Newhall, an official said Wednesday.
Source: KHTS AM 1220 News    Date: August 27, 2014

Sheriff's deputy linked to 'Shrimp Boy' gang under investigation (San Francisco, CA): When FBI raids across the Bay Area arrested more than 20 people in March, including state Sen. Leland Yee and Chinatown alleged reformed crime boss Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, the charges mentioned a laundry list of contraband sold, bought or handed over to FBI agents in the course of a long undercover investigation.
Source: The San Francisco Examiner    Date: August 26, 2014

El Centro Sector Border Patrol Agents Arrest Criminal Gang Member - 21st this Fiscal Year (Calexico, CA): Friday, U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Calexico station apprehended another dangerous gang member from the “Surenos 13” criminal street gang while making an illegal entry into the U.S. A total of 21 gang members have been arrested in El Centro Sector's area of operation this fiscal year.
Source: Imperial Valley News    Date: August 26, 2014

Sheriff's Office details Mexican Mafia, MS-13 drug arrests (Thousand Oaks, CA): The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday revealed details about the arrests of six suspects allegedly involved in an international crime ring, saying it seized $4.3 million cash and more than 150 pounds of methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: August 26, 2014

Jury convicts a Bakersfield man of attempted murder (Bakersfield, CA) : A Kern County jury has convicted a Bakersfield man of attempted murder. Prosecutors say Victor Vega, 21, a member of the Varrio Chico Lamont criminal street gang, attacked a 31-year-old man in Lamont on Dec. 21, 2013.
Source: KernGoldenEmpire    Date: August 25, 2014

Killer, kidnapper smiles as he's sentenced (San Diego, CA) : Jorge Salvador Moreno held his head high Monday during his sentencing hearing. A longtime criminal, he was most recently accused of being part of a violent drug trafficking crew that operated in San Diego County, kidnapping victims from their homes, demanding money from their families and discarding bodies along roadsides.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: August 25, 2014

Juvenile considered second suspect in alleged gang-shooting to be tried as adult (San Jose, CA): San Jose police have arrested a teenaged boy considered a second suspect in the alleged gang-related slaying of a man shot multiple times in broad daylight in East San Jose on July 28, police said Friday.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: August 24, 2014

Authorities join forces for Fresno gang sweep (Fresno, CA): The Multi-Agency Gang Enforcement Consortium, or MAGEC, made its presence known in Fresno Saturday night. Since the beginning of the evening, officers and deputies were making arrests for even the slightest of misdemeanors. It's this no-tolerance policy that they hope keeps gang members in line.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: August 23, 2014

U.S. Department of Justice visits San Jose as gang violence trends downward (San Jose, CA): Officials with the U.S. Justice Department are paying a visit to San Jose this week to see for themselves how the city’s anti-gang programs are working. The visit comes as city officials say gang violence is trending downward.
Source: CBS SF Bay Area    Date: August 22, 2014

Man stabbed to death in Anaheim street fight (Anaheim, CA): A man in his 20s was stabbed to death in Anaheim during a possibly gang-related fight early Friday morning.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: August 22, 2014

Level of gang violence has greatly declined in Fontana, officers say during meeting (Fontana, CA): The level of gang violence in Fontana has greatly decreased compared to that of 10 or 20 years ago, when gang members tormented some of the city's streets. In fact, according to authorities, there has been only one gang-related homicide in the last two years in Fontana.
Source: Fontana Herald News    Date: August 22, 2014

Three gang members nabbed with stolen goods in Mountain View, police say (Mountain View, CA): Three members of the Sureño street gang were arrested Wednesday for possessing stolen property and other violations, Mountain View police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 22, 2014

Eight people arrested in Sacramento meth bust (Roseville, CA): Eight people are under arrest after Roseville Police busted a meth sale and identify theft ring operating out of Sacramento. Detectives served a search warrant at the home of one of the suspects on Wednesday and found packaged meth and a large amount of personal financial information from victims in Roseville that was was fraudulently obtained.
Source: KFBK News    Date: August 21, 2014

Former gang member's triple murder conviction upheld (San Francisco, CA): A state appeals court in San Francisco has upheld the conviction and three consecutive sentences of life in prison without parole for a former MS-13 gang member in the killing of a father and two sons in the city in 2008.
Source: KGO-TV 7 News    Date: August 21, 2014

Santa Ana residents vent anger over gang injunction (Santa Ana, CA): Santa Ana residents, upset and frustrated with what they described as police mistreatment and abuse of authority in the Townsend Street neighborhood and beyond, lashed out at Santa Ana Police Chief Carlos Rojas Tuesday night at a community forum to discuss a recently approved preliminary injunction against the Townsend Street gang.
Source: Voice of OC    Date: August 21, 2014

Appeals Court upholds conviction in San Francisco triple homicide (Sann Francisco, CA): A state appeals court in San Francisco has upheld the conviction and three consecutive sentences of life in prison without parole for a former MS-13 gang member in the killing of a father and two sons in the city in 2008.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: August 21, 2014

Salinas looked at as a model for efforts in reducing youth violence (Salinas, CA): Salinas has had no shortage of violence lately with two deadly shootings just last week. But this week the city is being looked at as a model for its efforts in reducing youth violence.
Source: KAZU News    Date: August 21, 2014

15-year prison term in gang killing (Colusa, CA): A teen involved in a 2012 gang-related murder was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Wednesday. Pedro Hernandez Herrera of Colusa received prison time in addition to more than $10,000 in fines for the 2012 murder of Miguel Muniz Algeria (known as Miguel Muniz).
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: August 21, 2014

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