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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

Facebook photos lead to capture of L.A. gang member wanted for murder (Riverside, CA): The lieutenant of an L.A. gang wanted for murder for more than a decade has been captured after police recognized him in Facebook photos, authorities said Friday.
Source: New York Daily News    Date: November 14, 2014

Visalia man sentenced to 31 years in shooting case (Visalia, CA): A Visalia man was sentenced to 31 years in prison Wednesday after he pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter with gang enhancements, Tulare County District Attorney Tim Ward said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: November 13, 2014

Former Vacaville man to stand trial for 2010 gang related shooting (Vacaville, CA): A former Vacaville man was ordered to stand trial on Thursday in connection with a daytime shooting on Rocky Hill Road in 2010 that seriously injured three people.
Source: The Reporter    Date: November 13, 2014

Salinas receives $1.5 million violence-prevention grant (Salinas, CA): Salinas will receive a $1.5 million grant to prevent violence in the city in January – something Mayor Joe Gunter says is much needed in this community.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: November 13, 2014

More details emerge on second shooting following 2012 killing in Gridley (Oroville, CA): Witnesses continued to testify about a second shooting that took place one day after a man was killed in Gridley in October 2012.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: November 13, 2014

Gunfire injures two people in Central Fresno (Fresno, CA): Police are searching for a suspect in a Central Fresno drive-by shooting. This shooting is believed to be gang related. In fact police say the male victim admitted to being in a gang and says a rival gang was retaliating.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: November 13, 2014

Mexican Mafia, Meth, and Murder Plans (Santa Barbara, CA): Edgar “Playboy” Cordova and Benny “Conejo” Ybarra, two shot callers for Santa Barbara street gangs allegedly working for the more powerful Mexican Mafia prison gang, were indicted this week for conspiracy to commit murder.
Source: Santa Barbara Independent    Date: November 12, 2014

Man wounded in possible gang shooting found at Fullerton train station (Fullerton, CA): A man was found with a gunshot wound at a train station late Tuesday night after police suspect he was shot in a possible gang-related shooting nearby, officials said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: November 12, 2014

Alleged Santa Rosa gang member arrested on weapons charges (Santa Rosa, CA): Officers in Santa Rosa arrested an alleged gang member after finding two firearms, illegal ammunition, and body armor inside his residence, authorities said.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: November 12, 2014

San Jose police: Three arrested in gang-related shooting on Election Day (San Jose, CA): Three men, including a father-and-son duo, have been arrested in the deadly Nov. 4 shooting of a man inside a vacant apartment in South San Jose in what investigators have deemed a gang-motivated attack, according to the San Jose Police Department.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: November 11, 2014

Merced stabbing victim expected to recover (Merced, CA): Merced police say a 33-year-old man who was stabbed in a gang-related attack Saturday night is expected to recover.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: November 10, 2014

Fresno police arrest gang member in murder case (Fresno, CA): A gang member was arrested Thursday for allegedly shooting two rival gang members — killing one — at a party at an east-central Fresno condominium, police said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: November 7, 2014

Testimony underway in murder trial for 6 defendants in Modesto gang attack (Modesto, CA): A police officer on Friday testified about a 2013 candlelight vigil in north Modesto to remember two slain Norteño gang members. Those victims were gunned down not far from where the vigil was held in the 2400 block of Vera Cruz Drive.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: November 7, 2014

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