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San Pedro gang member gets 180 days for having assault rifle (Long Beach, CA): A San Pedro gang member has been sentenced to 180 days in jail for possessing an assault rifle, prosecutors said Thursday.
Source: Torrance Daily Breeze    Date: February 9, 2012

Gang task force apprehends teen with weapon (Lemoore, CA): A teenager found walking the streets in gang attire was arrested on Friday night after investigators said they found him carrying an open-blade knife.
Source: Hanford Sentinel    Date: February 9, 2012

Gangs trade gunfire in Exeter (Exeter, CA): Rival gang members traded gunfire in Exeter on Friday night, but police say no one was injured.
Source: Sun-Gazette    Date: February 9, 2012

Gang slayings down in Pasadena (Pasadena, CA): The number of homicides in Pasadena has dropped, and the number of gang-related slayings in the city has fallen dramatically since a 2007 peak of 11 homicides, many of which were gang-related.
Source: Pasadena Sun    Date: February 9, 2012

Two men suspected of double homicide at North Hollywood summer party arrested (Los Angeles, CA): Two 20-year-old men suspected of the gang-related fatal shooting of two men at a party in North Hollywood in August were arrested today.
Source: NorthHollywood-TolucaLakePatch    Date: February 9, 2012

Gang members served injunction (San Bernardino County, CA): Inland law enforcement agencies on Thursday served copies of a permanent gang injunction to 19 suspected members of the Rialto-based Hustla Squad Clicc gang.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: February 9, 2012

Four arrested in gang-related stabbing after school (Orange, CA): Four people have been arrested in connection with the gang-related stabbing of a 17-year-old boy near El Modena High School, police said Tuesday.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: February 8, 2012

Man stabbed in gang fight on the Antelope Blvd. bridge (Red Bluff, CA): At least six men were involved in a gang-related fight Monday evening on the Antelope Boulevard bridge in which a 32-year-old man was stabbed in the arm.
Source: Red Bluff Daily News    Date: February 8, 2012

Two Salinas men acquitted of assaulting anti-gang officer (Salinas, CA): Two Salinas men were acquitted Tuesday of assaulting a peace officer in 2009, but found guilty for crimes including possessing firearms and ammunition by felons for a criminal street gang, the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office said.
Source: The Californian    Date: February 8, 2012

Gang member sentenced for his involvement in an ATF undercover sting (Los Angeles, CA): The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) today announced that George R. Lopez of Lawndale was sentenced to 120 months in federal prison and three years supervised release by United States District Court Judge George King, for a firearm related offense in which he was arrested for the conclusion of an ATF undercover operation in 2010.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: February 8, 2012

Teen suspects in 2010 Modesto killing now in adult jail (Modesto, CA): Two suspects who were minors when they were arrested on suspicion of murder last year are now adults and are incarcerated in the Stanislaus County Jail.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: February 8, 2012

Jordan blames gangs for Oakland's violence spike (Oakland, CA): Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan attributed a rash of gun violence to feuding gangs Tuesday, and offered cash rewards for residents who come forward with information that leads to arrests.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: February 8, 2012

No arrests made in gang-related stabbing (Sunnyvale, CA): A 22-year-old Sunnyvale man was cut with a screwdriver on Jan. 29 on the 300 block of Acalanes Drive in what police are saying was a gang-related stabbing. No arrests have been made.
Source: The Sun    Date: February 7, 2012

Visalia, Tulare crime rates dropped in 2011 (Visalia, CA): The crime rate is down in Tulare County's two largest cities. In Visalia it dropped two percent last year from 2010. In Tulare crime fell a 12.89 percent. Visalia police said the downward trend was related to a decrease in robberies, burglaries and stolen vehicles. The department is also reporting a 50 percent reduction in gang-related crime.
Source: Visalia Times-Delta    Date: February 7, 2012

Gang member convicted of killing woman (Norwalk, CA) : A Southern California gang member who shot and killed a woman for interrupting a graffiti crew has been convicted of murder.
Source: KFMB CBS 8 News    Date: February 7, 2012

Hillcrest Park homicide: Alleged teen gang members plead not guilty to murder, among other charges (Martinez, CA): Two teens accused of murdering a 27-year-old man in Concord last August for wearing a rival gang's color pleaded not guilty to all charges against them Tuesday in Contra Costa County Superior Court.
Source: WalnutCreekPatch    Date: February 7, 2012

Brother-in-law says Ramos left gang clique because it wasn't violent enough (San Francisco, CA): The brother-in-law of Edwin Ramos, an alleged MS-13 gang member accused of a triple killing in San Francisco in 2008, testified today that Ramos changed cliques in the gang because he felt his old clique was not violent enough.
Source: The San Francisco Appeal    Date: February 6, 2012

Linda gang gunman sentenced to 13 years in prison (Linda, CA) : A Linda gang member was sentenced Monday to 13 years in prison for shooting at man in October, the Yuba County District Attorney's Office reported.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: February 6, 2012

Man killed in South L.A. shooting; gang connection suspected (Los Angeles, CA): A man in his 20s was fatally shot early Monday in South Los Angeles in an incident that authorities say they suspect was gang-related.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: February 6, 2012

Witnesses won't ID shooter in Empire killing (Empire, CA): Within hours of a gang-related killing in Empire over the weekend, Stanislaus County sheriff's detectives said they knew what motivated the shooting and interviewed people they believe can identify the suspect. They found a link between Saturday's homicide and one that occurred on the other side of town last year.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: February 6, 2012

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