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Activists to Mobilize Today Against Townsend Gang Injunction in Santa Ana (Santa Ana, CA): Another round of OC Superior Court hearings are due today in the fight over a new gang injunction in SanTana. In August, Judge Franz E. Miller granted a preliminary injunction against the Townsend street gang that claims the neighborhood around Jerome Park.
Source: OC Weekly    Date: November 19, 2014

Man accused of killing 2 people sentenced to life in prison (Salinas, CA): A 23-year-old man accused of killing a 6-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man was sentenced to life in prison for two counts of murder.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: November 19, 2014

Gang activity peaks in Delano Community (Delano, CA): “Stop the violence, stop the violence, don’t they see who they are hurting?” said Maria Juana Gonzalez-Pena, 49, who’s son, Alberto Juan Gonzalez, 19, was found dead in a triple homicide in Delano on Oct 25.
Source: The Renegade Rip    Date: November 19, 2014

Police: 2 wounded in gang-related shooting in Southeast Fresno (Fresno, CA): An investigation is underway after two people were shot in Southeast Fresno Tuesday afternoon. The double shooting happened near Gearhart Street and Hamilton Avenue around 3 p.m. Fresno police say the two suspects they are looking for are Asian gang members.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: November 18, 2014

‘Gang war’ in Santa Cruz ID’d at heart of 2012 Freedom Boulevard overpass shooting (Santa Cruz, CA): Freedom Boulevard overpass murder suspect Christopher Herrera believes he is a “soldier in a gang war,” the prosecution said Tuesday during closing arguments in his murder trial.
Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel    Date: November 18, 2014

Second man charged in murder of Sylmar veteran (Sylmar, CA): A second man has been charged in the murder of Army veteran Francisco Garcia, who was fatally shot on Nov. 9 outside a party in Sylmar. Jerry Raymond Carmona, 26, was charged with one count each of murder and attempted murder, with an allegation that the shooting was committed for the benefit of a criminal street gang.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: November 18, 2014

Gang member gets 23 years for deadly Bakersfield shooting (Bakersfield, CA): A gang member was sentenced Tuesday in Kern County court to 23 years in prison for a 2013 shooting.
Source: Bakersfield Now    Date: November 18, 2014

Antioch: Police arrest teen suspected of gang threats (Antioch, CA): The delivery of a high-risk search warrant that included the presence of an armored vehicle and a SWAT team resulted in the arrest of a teenager on Monday, police said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 18, 2014

San Diego teen shot after gang challenge issued (San Diego, CA): A teen was shot in the chest Monday night in Valencia Park, and gang detectives are investigating, San Diego police said.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: November 17, 2014

California rapper faces life in prison for gang-related lyrics (San Diego, CA): San Diego rapper Brandon Duncan, aka Tiny Doo, is facing a lifetime prison sentence for simply putting out an album. As ABC 10 reports, he and about 14 other gang members are currently facing attempted murder charges stemming from nine local shootings since April 2013.
Source: Consequence of Sound    Date: November 17, 2014

Weekend arrests bring in gangs, guns and drugs (Lodi, CA): Lodi Police Department’s Special Investigations Unit and CalGRIP officers were busy Friday and Saturday nights participating in a county-wide gang sweep.
Source: Lodi News-Sentinel    Date: November 16, 2014

Two arrests made in Seaside shooting that left one man dead (Seaside, CA): The Seaside Police Department announced that two arrests have been made in the case that left 23-year-old Isaac David Iglesias dead from a gunshot wound.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: November 16, 2014

Task Force arrests gang members in Winton, Atwater (Merced County, CA): The Merced Multi-Agency Gang Task Force reported arrests during a weeklong operation targeting gang activity in Winton and Atwater, according to a task force press release.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: November 16, 2014

Gang Enforcement Mission: Compliance crackdown nets two dozen arrests (Stockton, CA): Law enforcement agencies teamed up Friday and Saturday for a gang enforcement mission on the streets of Stockton that resulted in more than two dozen arrests, three dangerous weapons confiscated and the seizure of illegal narcotics, Stockton police reported.
Source: The Record    Date: November 16, 2014

Authorities make several gang arrests in Merced County (Fresno, CA): Authorities in Merced County are wrapping up a special week-long effort to take guns from gang members.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: November 16, 2014

Fresno police arrest 2 gang members in Monday shooting near Roeding Park (Fresno, CA): Two Bulldog gang members are in custody in connection with a fatal shooting Monday northeast of Roeding Park, police reported Saturday.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: November 15, 2014

Police Arrest 22 In Hemet, San Jacinto Sweep (Hemet, CA): Gang sweeps and additional patrols in Hemet and San Jacinto resulted in 22 arrests this week, according to a law enforcement task force.
Source: CBS Los Angeles    Date: November 15, 2014

San Mateo County Sheriff's deputy and 2 jail officers charged with smuggling to gang inmates (Redwood City, CA): A San Mateo County Sheriff's deputy who ran for his boss's job this year has been arrested along with two correctional officers on suspicion of conspiracy to smuggle cellphones, drugs and other contraband to gang members in jail, authorities said.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: November 15, 2014

Alleged Sureño gang members charged in SF homicide appear in court (San Francisco, CA): Three alleged members of a Sureño gang centered in the Mission district made an initial appearance in federal court Thursday on charges of committing a gang-related killing July 19.
Source: The San Francisco Examiner    Date: November 14, 2014

Visalia man sentenced to 31 years for gang murder (Visalia, CA): A Visalia man has been sentenced to 31 years in prison for his role in a fatal gang-related shooting in 2012, while a Lindsay man has been convicted for a 2011 murder in his city.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: November 14, 2014

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