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Gang-related arrests made in Oxnard (Oxnard, CA): Three Oxnard residents were arrested early Sunday morning for suspicion of offenses ranging from gun-related violations to resisting arrest. Oxnard police said the suspects fled when police approached at them at midnight Saturday in an apartment building courtyard on the 200 block of Cuesta Del Mar in Oxnard.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: May 31, 2015

MS-13 gang members deported to El Salvador to face homicide charges (Los Angeles, CA): Two members of the violent street gang MS-13 have been deported from Los Angeles to their native El Salvador to face charges of aggravated homicide, according to U.S. immigration officials.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: May 30, 2015

Alleged Long Beach Gang Member Charged With Committing Human Trafficking, Great Bodily Injury (Long Beach, CA): An alleged Long Beach gang member was charged with committing human trafficking and causing great bodily injury Tuesday after a woman he is accused of prostituting appeared with physical injuries in court last week, according to Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) officials.
Source: Long Beach Post    Date: May 29, 2015

Man killed in gang-related shooting in Anaheim identified (Anaheim, CA): The identity of a man fatally shot multiple times in Anaheim earlier this week was released by the Orange County coroner Friday afternoon.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: May 29, 2015

Young Hispanic People Are Squeezed Between Gangs and Cops in California's Central Valley (Modesto, CA): On a clear Valentine's Day afternoon two years ago in the rural town of Modesto in California's Central Valley, Jesse Sebourn and Jeanette Robles were hanging out outside an apartment complex when they decided to fuck with some graffiti memorializing the murder of two Norteño gang members about a year earlier.
Source: VICE     Date: May 28, 2015

75 arrests, guns and drugs seized in Merced gang take down (Merced, CA): A five-month investigation ended Thursday in Merced County with dozens of Norteno gang members arrested, including at least two in connection with a recent double homicide, as well as the seizure of firearms, drugs and pirated DVDs.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: May 28, 2015

Two men sent to prison for drive-by shooting near Reedley High (Fresno County, CA): Two Sureño gang members, including one who made efforts to leave the gang, have been sentenced to prison for their role in a drive-by shooting last year that nearly killed a 14-year-old boy on a bicycle near Reedley High School.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: May 28, 2015

Police: Man dies after being shot multiple times in possible gang-related shooting in Anaheim (Anaheim, CA): A man in his mid-20s was shot multiple times late Wednesday night and was taken to a hospital, where he later died from his injuries, police said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: May 28, 2015

Concord gang member guilty of first-degree murder (Martinez, CA): A reputed Concord gang member was convicted Thursday of first-degree murder for the 2013 execution-style shooting of a belligerent reveler outside a Baptismal celebration.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: May 28, 2015

Two-day spike in Stockton crime: 10 shot, 2 dead (Stockton, CA): Two nights of extreme violence have left two dead and 10 people injured in Stockton. On Monday night a spate of five shooting events, much of it blamed on beefs between gang members, left nine victims in five separate shootings. Police called the spike in violence intolerable.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: May 27, 2015

Suspected gang member guilty of murder in 2010 Halloween shooting death of boy in South Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA): A suspected gang member was found guilty of second-degree murder in the 2010 Halloween shooting death of a 5-year-old boy wearing a Spider-Man costume in South Los Angeles.
Source: KABC 7 News    Date: May 27, 2015

Jury finds Fresno gang member guilty of murder (Fresno, CA): A Fresno gang member was found guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder — despite a defense attorney’s claim that the shooting victim could have lived, but his religious beliefs stopped him from getting a blood transfusion.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: May 27, 2015

Long Beach gang member faces human trafficking charge (Long Beach, CA): A Long Beach gang member is facing a human trafficking charge after he allegedly beat a woman he was prostituting, a prosecutor alleges.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: May 27, 2015

Neighborhood Impact Teams Reach Out to Stockton Residents (Stockton, CA): The Stockton Police Department and city representatives are reaching out to residents who live in so called “hot spots” — areas where gun and gang violence are an all-too-real scenario.
Source: KTXL FOX40 News    Date: May 27, 2015

Prosecutor says reputed gang members are guilty of Oakland murder (Oakland, CA): A prosecutor asked jurors Tuesday to convict four reputed gang members of murder and other charges for the death of one of their associates in a wild shootout at a birthday party in East Oakland three years ago.
Source: KRON 4 News    Date: May 26, 2015

How a gang member’s ‘butt dial’ helped solve a Valley murder case (Reseda, CA): In the anatomy of solving a Los Angeles homicide, nothing helped break the case for West Valley Division police detectives better than the “butt call” from a fleeing gang member.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: May 26, 2015

Police target parolees in gang sweep (Parlier, CA): More than 20 law enforcement officers from multiple agencies partnered with the Parlier Police Department on May 16 to conduct a city-wide gang sweep. The agencies included special gang units from Avenal State Prison and personnel from Coalinga, Orange Cove, Selma, Sanger, Firebaugh and Fresno County Probation.
Source: The Parlier Post    Date: May 26, 2015

Students' anti-gang program includes peace walk, toy gun buyback (San Jose, CA): Every other month, top city and county leaders gather at City Hall as part of a long-standing collaboration to prevent kids from joining gangs.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: May 22, 2015

Gang members in racketeering case stemming from baby’s death get life (Los Angeles, CA): Three gang members were handed life federal prison sentences Friday for participating in a racketeering conspiracy responsible for a botched hit on a MacArthur Park-area street vendor that left an infant dead.
Source:    Date: May 22, 2015

Parolee sentenced to life term in girl's murder (Moreno Valley, CA): Devastated family members and a family friend took measured solace in the life-without-parole sentence meted out to a gang member Friday.
Source: Press Enterprise    Date: May 22, 2015

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