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Gang member taken into custody by Stanislaus County sheriff’s deputies (Empire, CA): A documented member of the Norteño gang is behind bars after Stanislaus County sheriff’s deputies and SWAT team members served a warrant Thursday morning.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: July 23, 2015
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Gang sweep includes Reedley (Fresno County, CA): Fresno County’s gang enforcement unit targeted portions of Reedley last weekend as part of a sweep of county rural areas. It was the second gang operation in the county this year.
Source: The Reedley Exponent    Date: July 22, 2015
http://www.reedleyexponent.com/...

Injunction sought to stop gang members from congregating at Watts home (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles city officials are asking a judge to prohibit gang members from entering or staying at a Watts home they say has emerged as a dangerous stronghold used to store guns and sell drugs a few blocks from two elementary schools and a church.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: July 22, 2015
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Monterey County crackdown on south county gang crime, 10 arrested (Monterey County, CA): The South Monterey County Violence Suppression Collaboration, formed by Sheriff Steve Bernal last month, said it's making progress in its effort to crack down on gang crime.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: July 21, 2015
http://www.kionrightnow.com/...

Man Gets 128 Years to Life in 2010 Halloween Murder of Boy in Spider-Man Costume (Los Angeles, CA): A man convicted of murder in the 2010 Halloween shooting of a 5-year-old boy who was wearing a Spider-Man costume in South Los Angeles was sentenced to prison Tuesday.
Source: KTLA News    Date: July 21, 2015
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Watts home allegedly used to store gang’s drugs, guns is near 2 elementary schools (Los Angeles, CA): Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer said Tuesday he is taking legal action against the owner of a single-family home in Watts that’s allegedly used by a street gang to store guns and sell drugs.
Source: MyNewsLa.com    Date: July 21, 2015
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Collaboration targets south Monterey County violence (Monterey County, CA): The South County Violence Suppression Collaboration brings various law enforcement agencies together to share criminal intelligence and combat south county violence.
Source: The Californian    Date: July 21, 2015
http://www.thecalifornian.com/...

Police arrest man wanted in gang-related killing of Marine veteran during bar fight (Antioch, CA): An Antioch man wanted on a $1 million murder warrant was arrested early Tuesday, Antioch police said.
Source: Contra Costa Times    Date: July 21, 2015
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Gang Member, Convicted in 2 of 3 Murders, Faces Life in Prison (Chula Vista, CA): A gang member was convicted today in the fatal shooting of a man in Chula Vista in 2002 and the murder of another man in 2005, but jurors deadlocked 11-1 for guilt on a third gang-related killing.
Source: Times of San Diego    Date: July 21, 2015
http://timesofsandiego.com/...

Key witness in Oakland gang shooting trial refuses to testify (Oakland, CA): A reputed gang member jeopardized a plea deal Monday by refusing to testify against four reputed colleagues who are charged with murder for the death of one of their associates in a wild shootout at an East Oakland birthday party three years ago.
Source: KTVU 2 News    Date: July 21, 2015
http://www.ktvu.com/...

Trio arraigned in Santa Rosa gang slaying (Santa Rosa, CA): Three Santa Rosa men were arraigned Monday on murder, gang and conspiracy charges in a slaying earlier this month outside a Corby Avenue apartment complex.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: July 20, 2015
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Gang members with loaded handgun arrested near Santa Rosa school (Santa Rosa, CA): Five gang members were arrested late Saturday night after being found with a loaded handgun in a Santa Rosa park next to an elementary school, according to Santa Rosa police.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: July 20, 2015
http://www.pressdemocrat.com/...

Rocket launcher seized in Fresno County gang sweep (Fresno, CA): Several suspected gang members, and a number of weapons, are off the streets after a sweep across Fresno County. The Multi-Agency Gang Enforcement Consortium, or "MAGEC" targeted rural areas overnight, including parts of Orange Cove, Reedley, Parlier, Selma and Kingsburg.
Source: KTRK ABC 13 News    Date: July 20, 2015
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Working for justice (Stockton, CA): As Jesse De La Cruz stared at Alcatraz Island from the San Francisco pier, tears ran down his face. De La Cruz had spent the past 30 years of his life in and out of custody. His life had been a merry-go-round of heroin, violence and arrests, but on that day, life changed.
Source: The Record    Date: July 19, 2015
http://www.recordnet.com/...

Fresno County gang sweep takes several suspects off the streets (Fresno, CA): Several suspected gang members are off the streets after a sweep across Fresno County. The Multi-Agency Gang Enforcement Consortium, or "MAGEC" targeted rural areas overnight, including parts of Orange Cove, Reedley, Parlier, Selma and Kingsburg.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: July 19, 2015
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4 wounded in Logan Heights gang shooting (Logan Heights, CA): Four men were wounded in what San Diego police said appeared to be a gang-related shooting in Logan Heights Saturday evening.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: July 18, 2015
http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/...

Police arrest man, juvenile in connection with gang-related graffiti (San Bruno, CA): Police arrested two people Wednesday in connection to a recent series of acts of vandalism that have been happening throughout the city of San Bruno.
Source: KRON Channel 4 News    Date: July 18, 2015
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San Jose Suspects Arrested After Deadly Gang Dispute (San Jose, CA): In San Jose, two suspects have been taken into custody after an argument over gang affiliations led to the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Marcos Flores earlier this week.
Source: The Inquisitr    Date: July 17, 2015
http://www.inquisitr.com/...

Man killed in gang-related shooting in Westmont (Westmont, CA): A man was killed in a gang-related shooting in the unincorporated Westmont area Friday afternoon, according to the sheriff’s department.
Source: MyNewsLa.com    Date: July 17, 2015
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Suspect arrested in deadly gang-motivated shooting (San Jose, CA): Police have arrested two suspects in the deadly shooting of a 19-year-old man in South San Jose earlier this week and have deemed the attack to have been gang motivated, authorities said.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: July 17, 2015
http://www.mercurynews.com/...

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