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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 4 News    Date: July 18, 2015

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

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

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

More arrests after gang investigations in Castroville (Castroville, CA): Four Castroville men were arrested Wednesday night during a crime sweep by the Monterey County Sheriff's Office. This comes after an increase in criminal activity that occurred over the Fourth of July weekend.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: July 16, 2015

Mill Valley gang suspect indicted in 2013 San Rafael shooting (San Rafael, CA): A Mill Valley man nearing trial in one San Rafael shooting has been indicted in another. Cameron Richard Weaver, a 25-year-old alleged gang member, made his initial court appearance Thursday on the new indictment. The grand jury charged him with assault with a firearm, shooting at an occupied residence and shooting a person from a car.
Source: Marin Independent Journal     Date: July 16, 2015

Gang-related, drive-by shooting ends in fatal crash (San Bernardino, CA): A carload of gang members shot at a rival gang member and missed, but their SUV slammed into a tree, killing one of the occupants, say San Bernardino police.
Source: The Press-Enterprise    Date: July 16, 2015

Atwater police see spike in gang violence (Merced County, CA): Atwater police say they're trying to stop a spike in gang violence and it all centers around one small area of the city. Police say they've had 185 calls for service at one mobile home park in just the past six months. That's an extremely high number for the department, and officers say it's all tied to two rival gangs.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: July 14, 2015

San Jose police utilize new tactic for suppressing gang violence (San Jose, CA): There has been a sudden spike in gang-related crimes in San Jose that is particularly disturbing because violence had been declining before we hit the summer. Police have just launched a new tactic designed to take back some problem streets.
Source: KGO-TV 7 News    Date: July 14, 2015

Eighteen arrests following gang investigations in Castroville (Castroville, CA): Eighteen people were arrested during a three day directed enforcement period in Castroville after an increase in criminal activity by criminal street gang members, according to the Monterey County Sheriff's Office.
Source: KION 46 News    Date: July 14, 2015

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