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Police: Fresno gang members arrested with narcotics, handgun (Fresno, CA): Two Fresno men were arrested Sunday for possession of narcotics and a concealed handgun, Fresno police Sgt. C. Desmond said. One of the men had a large bag of cocaine on his person, Desmond said. Both Stroud and Grigsby claim association with a west Fresno street gang known as “TWOMP,” he said.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: February 8, 2015

Man arrested with loaded gun near Spring Lake (Santa Rosa, CA): Following reports of gunfire near Spring Lake Regional Park in Santa Rosa, police found a group of teens hanging out in a meadow and arrested an 18-year-old man suspected of concealing a loaded revolver in his pants.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: February 8, 2015

San Fernando Valley gang member arrested in fatal shooting (Hollywood, CA): A 23-year-old man described as a San Fernando Valley gang member was arrested on suspicion of murder Sunday for the shooting death of a man in Hollywood, police said.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News    Date: February 8, 2015

Three gang members to go on trial in shooting on an Anaheim police car (Anaheim, CA): Three men are scheduled to go to trial Monday for allegedly firing shots at an Anaheim police patrol vehicle in 2012, an Orange County District Attorney statement said Friday.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: February 7, 2015

Teenage gang member arrested in Atwater, gun seized, police say (Atwater, CA): An armed teenage gang member was arrested Friday in Atwater after allegedly running from police, officers said. The 14-year-old male was booked into the Iris Garrett Juvenile Justice Correctional Complex on suspicion of numerous gang and weapons allegations, Atwater police Lt. Samuel Joseph said.
Source: Merced Sun-Star    Date: February 6, 2015

Chico gang detectives see rise in violent crimes (with interactive timeline) (Chico, CA): Detectives dedicated to gang crimes in Chico say there was an overall decrease in gang incidents in 2014, but a troubling increase in violent cases. “It’s not a trend we like,” Sgt. Greg Keeney said.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: February 6, 2015

Trio given life sentences for fatal 2012 shooting in Gridley (Oroville, CA): Three men were given life sentences Friday for their roles in a fatal gang-related shooting in Gridley in 2012.
Source: Chico Enterprise-Record    Date: February 6, 2015

Castroville man pleads guilty in gang shooting (Monterey County, CA): Michael Hatten, 20, of Salinas, pleaded no contest Thursday to two counts of assault with a semi-automatic firearm, and admitted allegations that the shooting was for the benefit of, at the direction of, or in association with the Norteno criminal street gang, the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office said.
Source: The Californian    Date: February 6, 2015

2 Arrested In 2012 Murder Of 14-Year-Old Riverside Boy (Riverside, CA): Authorities Thursday said charges have been filed again two gang members in the 2012 murder of a 14-year-old Riverside boy.
Source: CBS Los Angeles    Date: February 5, 2015

'Why now?' Santa Ana community split on gang injunction (Santa Ana, CA): Rosie Iraheta walks with conviction along the dozens of apartments that line the heart of Townsend Street, where her kids grew up and close to where her 17-year-old son was recently killed by gunfire.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: February 2, 2015

Modesto airport neighbors push to take back park (Modesto, CA): Perhaps the best opportunity in years for law-abiding people to take a stand in support of a park in Modesto’s airport neighborhood will come Saturday.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: February 1, 2015

4 men sought in fatal gang-related shooting in Long Beach (Long Beach, CA): Police investigating the gang-related shooting death of a man in Long Beach in July released sketches Friday of four men sought as persons of interest in the case.
Source:    Date: January 31, 2015

Watsonville traffic stop leads to warrant arrest (Watsonville, CA): A traffic stop for expired registration led to the arrest of a suspect with warrants, a loaded handgun and ammunition, according to the Santa Cruz County Anti-Crime Gang Task Force.
Source: The Californian    Date: January 30, 2015

Authorities make 15 gang-related arrests since beginning of 2015 (Seaside, CA): Authorities with the Peninsula Regional Violence Narcotics Team said they have made 15 gang arrests since the beginning of 2015.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: January 30, 2015

Judge orders Fresno gang member to stand trial in killing of honor student (Fresno, CA): A Fresno gang member will stand trial on a murder charge in the killing of 16-year-old Fresno honors student Marina Talamantez, who was gunned down outside her home last November, a judge ruled Thursday in Fresno County Superior Court.
Source: The Fresno Bee    Date: January 29, 2015

San Jose man sentenced in gang-related death (San Jose, CA): A San Jose man was sentenced to 38 years in prison Thursday for conspiring to commit murder and using a firearm that resulted in the death two years ago of a man he mistakenly believed was a rival gang member.
Source: San Jose Mercury News    Date: January 29, 2015

Judge Denies DA Request to Widen Net in Santa Ana Gang Injunction (Santa Ana, CA): Orange County Superior Court Judge Franz E. Miller Wednesday denied for the second time a request from the District Attorney's Office to impose a gang injunction against a group of people fighting their inclusion in the order against the Townsend Street gang in Santa Ana.
Source: Voice of OC    Date: January 29, 2015

Two men, teen arrested on suspicion of weapons, gang charges (Santa Rosa, CA): Two men and a teenager who appeared to be following someone in rival gang colors in Santa Rosa’s Moorland Avenue neighborhood were arrested Wednesday after a short, high-speed pursuit on suspicion of weapons and gang charges, Sonoma County sheriff’s officials said.
Source: The Press Democrat    Date: January 29, 2015

Gang prevention summit set Saturday in Salinas (Salinas, CA): A panel that includes former gangbangers and wannabes will discuss gang violence at a community forum set for Saturday in Salinas.
Source: The Salinas Californian    Date: January 29, 2015

Two arrested in Yuba City gang fight (Yuba City, CA): An investigation into a Jan. 2 Yuba City shooting led to the arrests of two suspected gang members on Tuesday.
Source: Appeal-Democrat    Date: January 28, 2015

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