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Gang member Dvontae Pink convicted for two shooting incidents which occured days apart (Bakersfield, CA): A gang member who took part in two separate shootings at the same store location, four days apart, was convicted in Kern County court today of Participating in a Drive-by Shooting, Attempted Murder, and First Degree Murder.
Source: KGET 17 News    Date: August 21, 2014

Three men to face trial for 2012 stabbing at Butte County Jail (Oroville, CA): A trial date will be set for three men charged for a 2012 stabbing while they were in custody at Butte County Jail. Following a multi-day preliminary examination that concluded Tuesday, Butte County Superior Court Judge Kristen Lucena ruled there was sufficient evidence to hold defendants Gregorio Guzman Garcia Jr., Juan Ortega Morales and Anthony Arturo Valles for trial.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: August 19, 2014

Seaside gang member arrested in Pacific Grove (Pacific Grove, CA): A 20-year-old Seaside gang member was arrested in Pacific Grove early Thursday on several weapons and drug charges, according to a police report.
Source: Monterey County Herald    Date: August 19, 2014

Santa Ana residents turn out to debate gang injunction (Santa Ana, CA): The debate over a newly unveiled gang injunction continued Tuesday, as dozens of residents turned out to a neighborhood forum, where law enforcement officials and community groups discussed the impacts of a civil order limiting the actions of suspected gang members.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: August 19, 2014

Arbuckle gang member convicted of robbery (Yolo County, CA): A Yolo County jury convicted an Arbuckle man of committing five felonies arising from a theft spree in May 2013.
Source: Daily Democrat    Date: August 19, 2014

Police arrest suspects in gang-related shooting (Porterville, CA): Porterville Police Department detectives arrested a trio of men on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with a shooting at an apartment complex on West Morton Avenue Friday.
Source: The Porterville Recorder    Date: August 19, 2014

Known gang member shot dead at Salinas apartment complex (Salinas, CA): Police are seeking suspect information about a shooter who killed a known gang member at an apartment complex in Salinas late Friday night.
Source: CBS SF Bay Area    Date: August 16, 2014

Leaders, patrons debate gang problem at El Monte Boys & Girls Club (El Monte, CA): When federal authorities announced last month that gang members with ties to the Mexican Mafia were using a local Boys & Girls Club to hold meetings and sell drugs, many of the facilities’ patrons and leaders were stunned.
Source: Daily Bulletin    Date: August 16, 2014

Men indicted in German tourist's death plead to lesser charges (San Francisco, CA): Four men who were indicted in 2011 in the killing of a German tourist who was visiting San Francisco when she was caught in gunfire pleaded guilty to lesser charges and will each serve between five and nine years in state prison, authorities said Friday.
Source: San Francisco Chronicle    Date: August 15, 2014

Pomona gang members convicted in gruesome slayings (Pomona, CA): Robert Louis Caballero shot a rival gang member eight times in 2009, leaving the man dead on a Pomona street, a jury decided. Six weeks later, authorities said, Caballero orchestrated two murders that were even more gruesome — he strangled a woman and had her buried on a mountainside, then he and a kidnapping victim watched as Caballero’s friend strangled and beat Caballero's cousin to death with rocks.
Source: Daily Bulletin    Date: August 15, 2014

Those challenging being on Santa Ana gang injunction list get more time to respond (Santa Ana, CA): Attorneys for Santa Ana residents fighting their inclusion on a new gang injunction will have 30 days to respond to allegations that they are involved in gang activity, an Orange County Superior Court judge ruled Wednesday.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: August 14, 2014

Two more suspects arrested in slaying of Merced teen (Merced, CA): A third suspect was arrested Thursday in connection with the shooting death earlier this year of a 16-year-old Merced boy. Noah Sanders, 23, was arrested in Sacramento on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of Donovan Webster, who was shot and killed just after midnight Feb. 17 at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Way and West 20th Street, the Merced Police Department reported.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: August 14, 2014

Three teenage gang members arrested in shooting of 5 year old (Fresno, CA): Three teenage gang members were arrested Wednesday in connection to a gang-related shooting last week that injured a 5-year-old girl, police said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: August 14, 2014

Norteno gang members arrested after a 5-year-old shot in Fresno (Fresno, CA): The Fresno Police Department announced on Thursday that three Norteno gang members were arrested for a gang-related shooting that occurred last week where a 5-year-old girl was struck by gunfire.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: August 14, 2014

Oceanside gang member pleads guilty to manslaughter (Vista, CA): An Oceanside probationer who gunned down an 18-year-old man and fired at three others during a gang fight last year pleaded guilty Wednesday to voluntary manslaughter and three counts of attempted murder.
Source: KUSI News    Date: August 13, 2014

Arrest in daylight gang shooting in Gramercy neighborhood (San Jose, CA): Police have announced the arrest of a 19-year-old San Jose man in a deadly daylight gang-fueled shooting in East San Jose in late July.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 13, 2014

Guatemalan brothers say gang violence drove them to flee to Sacramento (Sacramento, CA): Marcos Morales has been in the United States six months, and he already is a musical leader of Mensajeros de Paz, the band that plays on Tuesday night for Latino worshipers at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Roseville.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: August 13, 2014

Hesperia men accused of gang, gun charges (Hesperia, CA): A pair of suspected gang members pleaded not guilty to felony charges Tuesday after they allegedly shot at a parked vehicle in a driveway on 8th Avenue while a family was asleep inside the home, San Bernardino County Sheriff's Sgt. Doug Hubbard said.
Source: Daily Press    Date: August 12, 2014

Townsend gang injunction in Santa Ana is subject of a court hearing Wednesday (Santa Ana, CA): A hearing is scheduled Wednesday morning on a preliminary injunction against Santa Ana's Townsend Gang, the 13th Orange County street gang to face such sanctions.
Source: OC Weekly    Date: August 12, 2014

Family challenges gang ties for man slain in downtown attack (San Jose, CA): The family of a man slain in an apparent gang attack in downtown San Jose is challenging implications that he was gang affiliated, describing instead a man chasing careers in music and acting who had the bad luck of coming across the wrong people -- including a 14-year-old now being tried for murder -- on a fateful night in July.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: August 11, 2014

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