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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Gang member Dvontae Pink convicted for two shooting incidents which occured days apart (Bakersfield, CA): A gang member who took part in two separate shootings at the same store location, four days apart, was convicted in Kern County court today of Participating in a Drive-by Shooting, Attempted Murder, and First Degree Murder.
Source: KGET 17 News    Date: August 21, 2014
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Three men to face trial for 2012 stabbing at Butte County Jail (Oroville, CA): A trial date will be set for three men charged for a 2012 stabbing while they were in custody at Butte County Jail. Following a multi-day preliminary examination that concluded Tuesday, Butte County Superior Court Judge Kristen Lucena ruled there was sufficient evidence to hold defendants Gregorio Guzman Garcia Jr., Juan Ortega Morales and Anthony Arturo Valles for trial.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: August 19, 2014
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Seaside gang member arrested in Pacific Grove (Pacific Grove, CA): A 20-year-old Seaside gang member was arrested in Pacific Grove early Thursday on several weapons and drug charges, according to a police report.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: August 19, 2014
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Santa Ana residents turn out to debate gang injunction (Santa Ana, CA): The debate over a newly unveiled gang injunction continued Tuesday, as dozens of residents turned out to a neighborhood forum, where law enforcement officials and community groups discussed the impacts of a civil order limiting the actions of suspected gang members.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: August 19, 2014
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Arbuckle gang member convicted of robbery (Yolo County, CA): A Yolo County jury convicted an Arbuckle man of committing five felonies arising from a theft spree in May 2013.
Source: Daily Democrat    Date: August 19, 2014
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Police arrest suspects in gang-related shooting (Porterville, CA): Porterville Police Department detectives arrested a trio of men on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with a shooting at an apartment complex on West Morton Avenue Friday.
Source: The Porterville Recorder    Date: August 19, 2014
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Leaders, patrons debate gang problem at El Monte Boys & Girls Club (El Monte, CA): When federal authorities announced last month that gang members with ties to the Mexican Mafia were using a local Boys & Girls Club to hold meetings and sell drugs, many of the facilities’ patrons and leaders were stunned.
Source: Daily Bulletin    Date: August 16, 2014
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Known gang member shot dead at Salinas apartment complex (Salinas, CA): Police are seeking suspect information about a shooter who killed a known gang member at an apartment complex in Salinas late Friday night.
Source: CBS SF Bay Area    Date: August 16, 2014
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Men indicted in German tourist's death plead to lesser charges (San Francisco, CA): Four men who were indicted in 2011 in the killing of a German tourist who was visiting San Francisco when she was caught in gunfire pleaded guilty to lesser charges and will each serve between five and nine years in state prison, authorities said Friday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: August 15, 2014
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Pomona gang members convicted in gruesome slayings (Pomona, CA): Robert Louis Caballero shot a rival gang member eight times in 2009, leaving the man dead on a Pomona street, a jury decided. Six weeks later, authorities said, Caballero orchestrated two murders that were even more gruesome — he strangled a woman and had her buried on a mountainside, then he and a kidnapping victim watched as Caballero’s friend strangled and beat Caballero's cousin to death with rocks.
Source: Daily Bulletin    Date: August 15, 2014
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Those challenging being on Santa Ana gang injunction list get more time to respond (Santa Ana, CA): Attorneys for Santa Ana residents fighting their inclusion on a new gang injunction will have 30 days to respond to allegations that they are involved in gang activity, an Orange County Superior Court judge ruled Wednesday.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: August 14, 2014
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Two more suspects arrested in slaying of Merced teen (Merced, CA): A third suspect was arrested Thursday in connection with the shooting death earlier this year of a 16-year-old Merced boy. Noah Sanders, 23, was arrested in Sacramento on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of Donovan Webster, who was shot and killed just after midnight Feb. 17 at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Way and West 20th Street, the Merced Police Department reported.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: August 14, 2014
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Three teenage gang members arrested in shooting of 5 year old (Fresno, CA): Three teenage gang members were arrested Wednesday in connection to a gang-related shooting last week that injured a 5-year-old girl, police said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: August 14, 2014
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Norteno gang members arrested after a 5-year-old shot in Fresno (Fresno, CA): The Fresno Police Department announced on Thursday that three Norteno gang members were arrested for a gang-related shooting that occurred last week where a 5-year-old girl was struck by gunfire.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: August 14, 2014
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