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Richmond man gets life sentence for 2012 gang-related killing (Martinez, CA): A suspected Richmond gang member convicted of playing a role in a fatal drive-by shooting from 2012 was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole on Friday.
Source: East Bay Times    Date: May 3, 2016

Three high-level gang members sentenced in Stanislaus crimes (Stanislaus County, CA): Two high-ranking Nuestra Familia gang members from Modesto were sentenced Monday on racketeering offenses related to crimes committed in Stanislaus County, including robberies, assaults and drug dealing, according to the U.S. attorney’s office.
Source: The Modesto Bee    Date: May 2, 2016

Yolo grand jury indicts six in fatal Davis club stabbing (Yolo County, CA): Yolo County grand jurors handed down a murder indictment against six men accused in the fatal stabbing of a Los Angeles-area college student at a Davis nightspot, setting the stage for trial in the killing.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: May 2, 2016

hree gang members arrested and charged with murder of Fallbrook man (Fallbrook, CA): The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Detail announced Monday (May 2) that three individuals have been arrested and charged with the murder of Hugh Pettigrew, who was attacked and stabbed multiple times as he walked home along the 400 block of Ammunition Road in Fallbrook on Jan. 22, 2016.
Source: The Fallbrook Village News    Date: May 2, 2016

Teen gang member charged as adult in Garden Grove shooting (Garden Grove, CA): A 15-year-old gang member has been charged as an adult in the shooting of a 42-year-old man in Garden Grove on Tuesday, the Orange County District Attorney’s Office said Thursday.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: April 29, 2016

Two gang members guilty of murder in fatal shooting of Pasadena youth coach on Christmas Day (Pasadena, CA): After more than two weeks of deliberations, a jury convicted two gang members Friday of murder and other charges for fatally shooting a community coach and sheriff’s employee with an errant bullet intended for a rival gang member on Christmas Day, 2012.
Source: Pasadena Star-News    Date: April 29, 2016

Three jail inmates accused of battery for the benefit of a criminal street gang (Ventura County, CA): Three Ventura County jail inmates face charges of battery for the benefit of a criminal street gang in connection with a March 20 incident at the courthouse.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: April 29, 2016

Juvenile gang member Phillip Nguyen charged as an adult in murder (Garden Grove, CA): A juvenile gang member was charged as an adult today with attempted murder for shooting a 42-year-old man during an argument. Phillip Nguyen, 15, Garden Grove, is direct filed as an adult and charged with one felony count of attempted murder with willful deliberation and premeditation, and sentencing enhancements for the personal use of a firearm causing great bodily injury and criminal street gang activity.
Source: Orange County Breeze    Date: April 29, 2016

Merced police make arrests in gang-related cases (Merced, CA): Raids by the Merced Police Department’s Gang Violence Suppression Unit netted two arrests on gun and drugs-related charges on Wednesday, the department announced.
Source: Examiner    Date: April 28, 2016

3 arrested in gang-related search warrant operation in Oxnard (Oxnard, CA): Three men were arrested in a multi-agency gang-related search warrant operation Wednesday in Oxnard, officials said.
Source: Ventura County Star    Date: April 27, 2016

Is Anti-Gang Program Working? County to Rethink Tactics (Los Angeles, CA): The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday directed county staffers to re-evaluate anti-gang tactics employed over the last two decades under a partnership with the Los Angeles Police Department. Supervisors Hilda Solis and Sheila Kuehl proposed taking a second look at the Community Law Enforcement and Recovery program, known as CLEAR.
Source: La Cañada Flintridge Patch    Date: April 26, 2016

Watsonville gangsters keep shooting at wrong house, police say (Watsonville, CA): Watsonville police have a message for gang members: The house on Ford Street that you have targeted twice over the past couple of months with shootings is not home to the teenager you're trying to kill.
Source: KSBW 8 News    Date: April 26, 2016

Pittsburg gang member takes a plea deal in Antioch murder case from 2011 (Martinez, CA): A Pittsburg gang member pleaded no contest today in a Martinez courtroom to charges he faced in the slaying of a 19-year-old Antioch man in 2011.
Source: KRON 4 News    Date: April 26, 2016

4 suspects arrested with ties to gang-related shootings (Pasadena, CA): Pasadena police Tuesday announced the arrests of four people in connection with an investigation into recent gang-related shootings.
Source:    Date: April 26, 2016

Police: Teen gang member shoots 42-year-old man in Garden Grove (Garden Grove, CA): A 15-year-old gang member on probation shot a man in a possible gang-related attack Tuesday in Garden Grove, police said.
Source: The Orange County Register    Date: April 26, 2016

Gang detail nets dozen arrests (Tulare County, CA): A dozen arrests were recorded and more than two dozen gang members were identified and documented during a gang suppression detail in the Lindsay, Strathmore, Porterville, Terra Bella, Ducor and Richgrove areas on Friday. According to the Tulare County Sheriff’s Department, officers contacted 28 gang members, and made two arrests for felony warrants, six arrests for misdemeanor warrants, three arrests for public intoxication, and others for more serious crimes.
Source: The Porterville Recorder    Date: April 26, 2016

West Sacramento gang member convicted of dissuading witness (Yolo County, CA): A West Sacramento man identified by authorities as a Broderick Boy Gang member has been convicted of dissuading a witness in an attempted murder case.
Source: The Sacramento Bee    Date: April 22, 2016

Gang bust gives neighborhood day of peace (Fresno, CA): People in a violent part of South West Fresno say the Brookhaven Neighborhood is a little more quiet thanks to a massive gang sweep. It's a place, police say members of the Dog Pound Gang call home.
Source: KFSN 30 News    Date: April 21, 2016

Police chief discusses gang injunctions (Selma, CA): At recent anti-violence events and Neighborhood Watch meetings, citizens have been looking for tools to rid the community of crime. Although the suggestion of using gang injunctions was brought up, Selma Police Chief Greg Garner said the legal action may not fit the bill for the community since gangs are not concentrated in any one area of town.
Source: Hanford Sentinel    Date: April 21, 2016

Gearing Up for Gangs: San Jose Task Force, Community Groups Aim to Prevent Summer Violence (San Jose, CA): Several South Bay community groups are gearing up for gang violence that may come during the summer months. San Jose mayor's gang task force is also making preparations for the busy summer, when violent crime typically spikes. The task force puts boots on the ground once gang violence occurs, to prevent retaliation.
Source: NBC Bay Area    Date: April 20, 2016

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